A Cure for the Common Job

A Cure for the Common Job

With Obamacare set to begin on October 1st, now is the perfect time to start training for a better career in the high-growth medical industry.

Helping people is always a good thing. When you can improve the lives of others and improve you and your family’s lives at the same time? That’s a real win-win situation.

According to a study by business and economics professors at Harvard University, Obamacare will create between 250,000 to 400,000 new jobs in the medical field. As more people gain access to affordable healthcare, healthcare will need to hire more people!

An Education You Can Use Now

At LA ORT, we specialize in degree and certificate courses designed to give you the best possible start down a new career path. We focus our medical programs on jobs like Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Medical Office Manager, jobs that are in demand and ready to grow.

In fact, you can complete each of the programs in about a year, allowing you to learn what you need and start a new job fast.

All our programs focus on real-world skills and instruction:

Real-World and Hands-On Experience with the different equipment you’ll need, such as laboratory and medical equipment and more

Cutting-Edge Training in the latest procedures, techniques, methods, computers and Electronic Health Records software
Opportunities for Externships in numerous occupations, including Front or Back Office Medical Clerk, Medical Receptionists, Medical Records and Billing Assistant, Optometric Assistant, Outpatient Surgery Assistant and many others!

Expert Support and Guidance from experienced instructors in classes with lots of personal attention and our friendly, highly-trained staff

Finding the time to study and attend classes can cause scheduling as well as financial difficulties. However, with campuses in Los Angeles and Van Nuys, classes in mornings and evenings, and numerous financial aid opportunities, you can always put together the perfect solution.

Everyone at ORT College works hard to help students find jobs in their field quickly after graduation, and our job placement rates from 2012 tell a story of great success.

Medical Assistant – 2012 Job Placement Rate of 79%

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You can earn your Medical Assistant Diploma in just 8 months. Our program emphasizes back-office clinical procedures, including how to take a patient’s vital signs, an education in anatomy and physiology, medical billing procedures and much more. As part of your study, you will gain experience working in a clinic with an externship that often leads directly into employment. Our graduates are so enthusiastic about their experience in this program, we’ve posted their testimonials!

Pharmacy Technician – 2012 Job Placement Rate of 77%

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Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists precisely measure the medication and doses of patients. Our Diploma in Pharmacy Technician will train you in the how pharmacies function, preparing medication, inventory, billing, and the various regulations at federal and state levels.

All graduates will need to pass the licensing exam from the California Board of Pharmacy, and our instruction will provide all the training and experience you will need to ace it.

Medical Office Manager – 2012 Job Placement Rate of 83%

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The median salary for Medical Office Managers in 2010 was about $79,000 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can earn the Associates of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Medical Office Management in as little as one year. In this program, you will learn how to manage medical offices of all sizes, including the ins and outs of medical insurance and records, the terminology and computer skills you’ll need, and even a background in anatomy and physiology.

All students in the Medical Office Management program will conclude their instruction with an externship in which you will put all you skills to use and gain great experience and connections for your resume.

Obamacare is creating an extremely bright future for new employment in the medical industry. If you have been looking for a way to make your future bright too we’ll help you get started!

LA ORT is a group of nonprofit junior colleges in Los Angeles and Van Nuys provide career training in short term courses.