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Medical & Dental Programs
Medical assistants play an important role in the healthcare field, as they provide services for doctors, nurses, and patients. A medical assistant’s tasks may vary by location, however, most professionals perform administrative and clinical duties.
Some of these may include:
- Answering the phone
- Scheduling appointments
- Sending out prescription refills
- Assisting physicians with exams
- Updating and filing medical records
- Preparing and administering medications the direction of a physician
San Joaquin Valley College offers an extensive Clinical Medical Assisting program in Ontario, California. In as little as 9-15 months, you can learn medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and administrative skills and procedures.
Dental hygienists focus on a patient’s oral care under the supervision of a dentist. Their day-to-day routine may include cleaning patients’ teeth, taking x-rays, and delivering other exams for signs of oral damage or disease. At SJVC, we focus on preventive and therapeutic oral health care services, which allows students to grasp all aspects of dental hygiene.
Pharmacy technicians are involved with a lot of medical personnel, including healthcare professionals, doctors, pharmacists, insurance companies, and patients.
Their duties may include:
- Mixing pharmaceuticals
- Counting tablets and labeling bottles
- Processing prescriptions from medical facilities
- Handling inventory of prescription and in-store medications
Our Pharmacy Technology program in Ontario gives students a chance to learn basic skills for entry-level positions in community and institutional settings.
Medical secretaries transcribe dictation and prepare reports or articles for physicians or medical scientists. They also take simple medical histories of patients, arrange for patients to be hospitalized, or process insurance payments. Medical secretaries need to be familiar with medical terminology and codes, medical records, and hospital or laboratory procedures.
SJVC’s Medical Office Administration program in Ontario will teach you to perform these administrative and clerical skills so that you can support the needs of a healthcare facility.
Respiratory therapists assess, review, treat, and care for those with lung or breathing problems. Some of these issues may stem from diagnoses related to asthma, heart conditions, and chest trauma. Although respiratory therapy is a fast-paced career, it can also welcome tons of benefits. San Joaquin Valley College allows students to learn in diverse settings as they gain knowledge around cardiopulmonary systems, lung functions, and more.
Registered Nurses (also known as RNs) are responsible for taking care of patients, communicating with doctors, administering medicine, drawing blood, and more. SJVC’s Registered Nursing program in Ontario will prepare you with the necessary tools and skills for a successful career in this ever-changing field. SJVC prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.
Do you have a love for helping animals and people? If so, then you may have a future in veterinary technology. Veterinary technicians are professionals that help animals live happy, healthy lives. The Veterinary Technology program at San Joaquin Valley College is designed to provide hands-on training for entry-level positions in animal healthcare.
Here are some skills you will learn in our Veterinary Technology program:
- Animal nursing
- Laboratory testing
- Diagnostic imaging
- Foundational surgical procedures
As a graduate of our Veterinary Technology program in Ontario, you’ll have basic knowledge of animal support and management, veterinary medical care, and client communications. Make it happen by earning your Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology in as little as 19 months! SJVC prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.
If you are ready to start a new career in the field of business but aren’t sure where to start, then consider pursuing an Associate Degree in business office administration. Office assistants work directly with CEOs, HR specialists, department managers, and other employees in an office setting.
SJVC’s Business Office Administration program in Ontario allows students to learn computer software programs, such as Microsoft Office, as well as take courses in bookkeeping, customer service, and marketing. By knowing these technical skills, you may be able to get an entry-level job in several high-demand industries.
Construction managers typically regulate and handle various building projects from start to finish. They are responsible for creating work schedules, monitoring project budgets, and ensuring safety guidelines are being followed every day. Our Construction Management program in Ontario teaches students to plan, lead and oversee the building process. Students successfully completing the CON 142 course (on-ground only) will also have the opportunity to receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach Training Completion Card.
Trades & Industrial Programs
Electricians design, install, maintain, and repair electric (or power-generating) wiring systems. They can also work in homes, commercial, or industrial settings. Consider SJVC’s Electrical Technology program in Ontario, if you’re interested in boosting your career. You can earn hands-on experience and basic training for the California General Electrician’s Certification Exam. Take the first step towards success today!
With California’s fast-changing temperatures, it’s important to have proper heating and air conditioning for the unexpected. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians help repair, maintain, and install a variety of climate control systems. They can either work in residential or commercial buildings. You can earn an Associate of Science Degree with San Joaquin Valley College’s HVAC-R program in Ontario.
A maintenance technician performs ongoing and preventive maintenance on equipment or systems. Students at SJVC’s Maintenance Technician program in Ontario can further their careers by studying the basic components, applications, and functions of industrial systems and equipment. Our hands-on training allows graduates to be prepared for a wide array of commercial and manufacturing settings as a Maintenance Technician.
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About This Campus
SJVC’s Ontario campus relocated from Rancho Cucamonga in 2013. The 50,000-square-foot, two-story college features modern labs, pristine dental hygiene classrooms and clinic, comfortable student lounges, outside patio areas, a modern library with student center resources, and more.
SJVC’s Ontario location offers several accelerated job training programs in Ontario for students interested in the medical, dental, business, industrial, or trades fields.
Located right off the 10 and the 15, right across from Ontario Mills Mall, our Ontario campus has a reputation for helping students prepare for the careers they want.
Request information from our Ontario location today and you will hear from an SJVC Ontario advisor shortly. We know choosing the right career college for yourself can be tough. Our advisors will answer your questions, help determine which one of our job training programs in Ontario suits you best and work with you to determine if SJVC will be a good fit.
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