How to take control of your next job interview

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Sometimes no matter how much training you have under your belt, sitting through a job interview can be nerve-racking. Let’s be honest, it’s an overwhelming process. The last thing you would want is to be in the middle of it and realize you’ve forgotten something or being asked something you weren’t prepared for.Never fear, the career services specialists at Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health are here to help prepare for your big job interview. Here are a few tips to consider:Be on time: This is huge. This is your first opportunity to make a great impression. Arrive for your appointment at least 10 to 15 minutes early, just in case the company requires you to fill out paperwork.Be prepared: Always arrive at the interview with three copies of your resume…
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Five qualities every Licensed Nursing Assistant should possess

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Are you thinking about a career as a healthcare career? There’s never been a better time to pursue a licensed nursing assistant career. It’s a care which can be extremely satisfying, but also very challenging. The Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health can prepare you for an exciting career as a licensed nursing assistant with the technical skills and industry-knowledge needed to be successful in this field.In addition to education and training, a licensed nursing assistant also needs to possess several qualities in order to be an effective healthcare professional. Do you have these “soft skills”? By the book. Sometimes it’s the simplest and most basic of rules that can be ignored. However, as a licensed nursing assistant it’s not only important to follow the rules of a patient…
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What do Patient Care Technicians do?

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Are you looking for a career that provides the satisfaction that comes from helping others on a daily basis? Becoming a patient care technician might be the right career path for you. At Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health, our course curriculum can provide you with an introduction to clinical skills and advanced training you need to be successful in this field.Patient Care Technician dutiesA patient care tech – also known as Emergency Room or Emergency Department Technicians, as well as Emergency Room LNA – plays an important role in a healthcare facility. Your primary job is to provide attention and care to patients typically in hospitals, doctor’s offices and nursing homes. While you can and will interact with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, your number one focus…
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The many roles of a Medical Assistant in a healthcare facility

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The role of a professional medical assistant varies depending on the function and size of their medical office. But one thing is sure: A medical assistant plays an important role, performing a dual role, handling both clinical and administrative duties around the office.In your new career, your primary responsibility will be to act as the direct link between physicians and patients, as these medical professionals greatly depend upon their medical assistants to accurately complete their clinical responsibilities in addition to maintaining control of the office.Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health can prepare you with the technical skills and industry-knowledge needed to be successful in a medical assisting career.What do medical assistants do?A professional medical assistant can seek employment in a variety of medical settings, from private practices to clinics…
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How Does Salter Prepare Me for My New Healthcare Career?

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From our dedicated instructors to our Career Services department, the Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health provides you with everything you need to be prepared for your new healthcare career. Comprehensive Career-Focused Education The Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health’s experienced instructors go above and beyond for students. Our instructors provide career-focused education and experience for our students to exceed expectations. Career-focused education means all courses are related to your chosen career – no extra academic requirements to sit through. Also, hands-on labs using real medical equipment and instruments provide real world experience before graduating. Career Services & Financial Aid We will not only assist you in securing your first position, but will also help you with your resume and provide you with tips, materials, and tools to…
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