Blog Category Career Training
By: Jennifer M. Morrison
For the last half century, the idea that a four year degree is the only way to secure a career and the middle-class has permeated our educational system. This idea has caused a myriad of problems including an economy left without skilled trade workers and high school students who are either force themselves into four year degree programs or those who are left adrift unsure of their next step.
Dental Assistants are an essential part of any dentist's office. They interact with doctors, patients and other health professionals every day in a variety of capacities. They coordinate patient schedules and complete critical office work as well as schedule and confirm appointments, receive patients, keep treatment records, send bills, receive payments, and order dental supplies and materials.
What is Medical Billing?
Medical billing specialists are the health care professionals responsible for processing patient data such as treatment records and related insurance information. Medical insurance billers and coders are tasked with coding a patient's diagnosis along with a request for payments from the patient's insurance company.
The healthcare industry is highly dependent on skilled and qualified medical insurance billers to accurately record, register and keep track of each patient's account.
Many military spouses have careers in Healthcare because of the portability of the jobs.
It is important to look into licensing and certification requirements for your new location ahead of time as some states offer licensing and certification reciprocity, but most do not.
This month on the blog we will explore different careers in Healthcare, by learning about some of the top "In-Demand" careers and how you can obtain the training needed.
Healthcare is the fastest growing job sector in the workforce. If you enjoy helping others and want to help make a difference, then the healthcare field could be for you!
Not only is this field portable, but one of the most secure career choices out there. Here’s why healthcare is a great choice:
1. Job Growth...
Are you well organized? Do you like working with official papers and enjoy seeing a set of figures add up properly? If so, Professional Bookkeeping could be the career for you!
Every business, no matter how large or small, must "keep books" and as organizations increase and financial regulations become stricter, there is a greater demand for Certified Professional Bookkeepers.
What to know:
Considering a career in Skilled Trades but too many negative comments floating around? Here are the top myths of Skilled Trades, debunked!
The skilled trades are not for people with good grades.
If you like to work with your hands and are creative, the skilled trades are a good choice. These careers require people with strong skills in reading and writing, math and science.
What do automotive service technicians and mechanics do? They inspect, run diagnostic tests on, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks.
Automotive service technicians and mechanics typically do the following:
With the need for skilled laborers and the trades industry not able to find enough qualified applicants, transitioning servicemembers have a great opportunity for finding work.
National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military members can obtain the career training needed for job opportunities in the skilled trades industry. Here are the career courses available: