Allied Health Schools in Vermont

Are you interested in the healthcare field? Have you always wanted to work with people in a compassionate environment? Are you looking for a new career or just starting out after high school? If you said yes to these questions, then you might want to look into an allied health school. You can train for careers such as medical assistant, dental assistant or nutritionist. All of these careers can be obtained by finishing a certificate program and then passing any state licensing requirements. You can choose form an online school for a lot of the careers in healthcare. Of course some classes can’t be taught online, so attending a school would be necessary.

If you were interested in becoming a phlebotomist then you could take a certificate course that would last approximately three months, although there are courses that can last longer. Then you would need to do clinical work and pass a national licensing test. The job of a phlebotomist is one many in a growing field of healthcare jobs. Nurses used to be responsible for drawing blood. Having someone dedicated to that job allows nurses to be available for other duties, so phlebotomy became a new profession. A phlebotomist in Vermont can expect to earn an average of $29,000 says salary.com.

The medical billing and coding profession is also an in demand career. You can train online or in person and complete a certificate course in about nine to twelve months time. There are also two year associate degree programs that can provide more in depth training. After completion of the course, an internship is usually required. The average salary in Vermont for a medical billing and coding specialist is $37,000 according to MedicalBillingandCoding.org.

The healthcare profession will continue to have job growth in the next few years. Finding an allied health school, either online or in person, can be a life changing decision. There are so many career options available in this field.

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