Medical Assistants are trained professionals that handle both administrative tasks and patient care tasks under the direction of a physician. They perform duties such as gathering and recording patient and insurance information, preparing exam rooms, and providing direct patient care such as drawing blood, administering medications, and measuring vital signs.
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians are an integral part of the healthcare system and compile, process, and maintain patient records in hospitals, private healthcare facilities, government agencies, etc.
Erika Mall, a student enrolled in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Professional Plus program at South Hills in State College, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the American Society of Echocardiography.
Even as they work on end-of-the-year class projects, students from the Health Careers Clubs at all three of our locations have generously organized events to collect donations to benefit members of their communities.