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Job Search Tips from PCI’s Career Services Department

December 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Read the newspaper and research job search websites to find more information on companies that are hiring and information about their application process. Use the posted job description to tailor your resume for the position. This will mean that you will have to edit your resume to suit the [...]

Why a Surgical Technology Degree could Change Your Life

October 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Can’t stand sitting at a desk all day? Day in, day out routines become a bore all too easily? A career in surgical technology may be right for you. As a Surgical Tech, your role on the job is as unpredictable as the weather, as you work to keep everything in the operating room running smoothly in [...]

On the job With a Dental Assistant

October 21, 2016 // 1 Comment

Are you looking for a long, stable career that offers you diverse opportunities? How about a position that enables you to help others feel at ease and improve their wellbeing? If you answered yes to one or both of those questions, a career in dental assisting might be the right professional path [...]

4 Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Medical Billing & Coding

October 5, 2016 // 3 Comments

The workforce is competitive no matter what industry you choose, which is why one of the top reasons that pursuing a degree is vital to achieving career success. The healthcare industry is experiencing unprecedented growth, thanks in part to nationwide reforms in healthcare. As a result, healthcare [...]

5 Reasons It’s Never Too Late to Begin Your Education at PCI

September 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Furthering your education is an exciting and nerve-racking experience, no matter how old you are. Whether you are just out of high school or returning after your own kids have graduated, going back to school can be frightening, exhilarating and a huge life change. No matter how old you are, you are [...]

What Can I Do With a Respiratory Therapy Degree?

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Obtaining a respiratory therapy degree is a great choice for individuals who would like to explore career opportunities in a healthcare setting.  Respiratory therapist’s responsibilities include evaluating patient’s respiratory conditions, facilitating physical examinations, running diagnostic [...]

Why it’s Worth It to Get a Pharmacy Technician Degree

July 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

In today’s job market, there are many different health care career opportunities.  If stability is something you are looking for in a career, then becoming a pharmacy technician could be the right choice for you.  There are many advantages to earning a pharmacy technician degree, and it could [...]

Make a Difference with Respiratory Therapy

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Careers in the medical field are hot, and getting even hotter, especially as the Baby Boomer population ages! Respiratory therapists are in demand, and the demand for this position will grow by an estimated 12 percent by the year 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Respiratory [...]

How you know you’ve found the Right Medical Assistant Program

July 13, 2016 // 1 Comment

How do you find the right medical assistant school for you? If you’re interested in becoming a medical assistant, then this is a question that has probably been on your mind.  A career as a medical assistant can be rewarding, especially if you are passionate about working in the healthcare [...]

How To Find Your Niche In The Health Care Industry

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

The medical and healthcare industry is a dynamic field, with a variety of occupations and career options. This industry is composed of a large workforce, working at different levels and taking several career paths. You can find work as a medical professional in hospitals, clinics, private practice, [...]
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