Taller San Jose - Medical Careers Academy

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Medical Careers Academy

Youth choose between two training tracks:


Clinical Medical Assisting prepares youth to work in the back office of a medical clinic. Industry experts teach the curriculum, which includes 400 hours focusing on:


  • Measuring vital signs
  • Preparing and administering medications
  • Basic Phlebotomy skills
  • Pharmacology basics, math dosage and calculations
  • Pharmacology basics, math dosage and calculations
  • Assisting with other specialty examinations
  • EKG & Pulmonary procedures
  • HIPAA/OSHA regulations
  • Electronic Health Record training & basic computer skills
  • Math for dosage calculations
  • Writing and communication


Administrator and Billing Clerk prepares youth to work in the front office of a medical center. Training focuses on:

    • Medical Terminology
    • Health Insurance knowledge
    • Processing claims
    • Basic computer skills
    • Basic administrative procedures
    • Medical billing software
    • Medical billing/coding
    • Account reconciliation
    • Electronic Health Record
    • Posting payments
    • Writing and communication

    All youth receive Basic Life Support Certification from the American Red Cross.