hawee

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I was wondering if there are any training or certification programs i could take to kinda help get a position at the hospital. I'm trying to gain some experience with my pre-med major and really wanted to find a position in a hospital but can't seem to find anything unless i have some sort of certification. Is there any training opportunities or certification that will be quick and easy to get?
 

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There are some awesome pre-med programs around me, but I just don't have time to drive an hour each way, even if it is for valuable experience. School and MCAT are enough as it is. So I'm settling for a local hospital.

If you're in California, though, I might be able to point you somewhere if you're willing to use up the gas to get there.
 

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hawee said:
Hi
I was wondering if there are any training or certification programs i could take to kinda help get a position at the hospital. I'm trying to gain some experience with my pre-med major and really wanted to find a position in a hospital but can't seem to find anything unless i have some sort of certification. Is there any training opportunities or certification that will be quick and easy to get?
Some possible hospital/clinic jobs for you:
CNA (cert), EMT-B (cert), MOA, EKG/ECG tech, Phlebotomist, Free Clinic Assistant

Those with the (cert) after them obviously require certification. I can tell you that a CNA is a valuable experience and it's how I'm spending my year off. The others that do not require certification (at least in IL), the hospitals will train you themselves on the job.
 
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hawee

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wow thanks im looking into it right now
which one of those positions would be the most interesting?
 
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what about Medical Assistant?
 
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