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Health Care Jobs in California That Don’t Require a Four-Year Degree [INFOGRAPHIC]

by SJVC on March 28, 2017

According to the Public Policy Institute of California, the state is expected to have a shortage of more than 1.5 million health care workers by 2025¹. Most of these jobs are support positions that require some college or vocational training, but less than a bachelor’s degree — which is good news for anyone looking to

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Online Medical Office Administration student Tiana Horn

Medical Office career provides greater satisfaction for recent graduate

by Nyla on April 9, 2015

Tiana Horn has always been interested in the medical field. She has a natural curiosity about how the human body works and she felt that, combined with the empathy she has for others, Medical Assisting would be a great career choice. It turned out to be an idea that fell a little short of a

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Hanford Medical Office program graduate Clarissa Hensley

Near tragedy shapes Hanford Medical Office student’s life

by Nyla on January 8, 2015

It was almost a year ago when 26-year-old single mom Clarissa Hensley was struggling to find her footing as a new student in Hanford’s Medical Office program. She and 15-month-old Colten were living with Clarissa’s grandmother, Judy, who also watched Colten while Clarissa was in class and held down a 30-hour-a-week job. Life was predictably

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Medical Office program training front office assistants

Medical Assisting vs. Medical Office: Which program is right for you?

by Nyla on January 6, 2015

Working with a dedicated medical team that serves the health needs of others is a rewarding career you might be considering. But figuring out exactly where you fit in that environment may leave you with a great big question mark. Front office, back office…or some of each? We can help you decide. To start things

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SJVC Rancho Cordova volunteers for Habitat for Humanity

SJVC students volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

by Nyla on September 17, 2014

Volunteerism is an important part of the overall student experience at SJVC. Recently, six Respiratory Therapy students on the Rancho Cordova campus got to find that out first-hand. Under the direction of Michelle Tapp, Learning Resource Center Coordinator and Amy Bianco, Dean of Student Services, these Term 4 students contributed four hours on two separate

Posted in Medical Programs / News and Events / Rancho Cordova

SJVC Temecula Pharmacy Tech student Lauren Enriquez

Pharmacy Tech student shares quest for better life

by Nyla on September 15, 2014

“This is the career I never knew I wanted,” says Pharmacy Technology student, Lauren Enriquez, who spent several years working at popular SoCal theme parks and, more recently, Starbucks. At twenty-three, Lauren was not happy where she was, but didn’t feel that the college experience would work very well for her either. “I did community

Posted in Medical Programs / Pharmacy Technology / Student Success / Temecula

CAMA Club Donates Backpacks to Kids at Shelter

by Nyla on September 9, 2014

The Bakersfield campus Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting Club launched a campus-wide drive to raise funds for backpacks and school supplies for children at the Bakersfield Homeless Center (BHC). “We wanted to help out the children in our community,” says Medical Assisting student, Stephanie Johnston. “There were so many children in need of a backpack

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