The Allied Health Training and Job Placement program through the Commonpoint Queens Employment Hub offers FREE programs that prepares adults facing barriers to employment for secure and stable careers. Programs are currently held at the Access Institute in Kew Gardens or virtually.
Our programs provide critical healthcare and professional skills students need to thrive in the allied health industry.
Program offerings include:
- EKG/Phlebotomy: An EKG Technician, or a Cardiovascular Technician, is an integral part of the management of patients with heart disease. Phlebotomy Technicians collect blood samples from patients via venipuncture or micro techniques. The Phlebotomy Tech facilitates the collection and transportation of laboratory specimens and is often the patient’s only contact with the medical lab.
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): A Certified Nursing Assistant provides assistance to patients with daily living tasks and is responsible for basic care services. .
- Pharmacy Technician: The Pharmacy Technician, also called a Pharmacy Tech or Pharmacy Assistant, usually performs routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles.
- Medical Billing: Students get an overview of medical insurance; learn coding procedures, and insurance billing procedures. Students also learn through computerized billing simulations how to create, save, retrieve, edit, and maintain patient files.
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA): Offered in partnership with LaGuardia Community College. Administrative medical assistants perform clerical work in doctors’ and hospital offices. It is their responsibility to keep all patient files organized and to maintain the front office.
For more information, please contact Kelly McArdle at [email protected]. If you are interested in any of these programs, please fill out the form below.