Multi-Skill Health Technician
The Multi-Skill Health Technician program at Salter College is designed to prepare students in all phases of cardiovascular technology, as well as phlebotomy by obtaining blood samples from patients by capillary or venipuncture. This 750-hour program will prepare you for a fast-paced career in a variety of clinical settings.
As a multi-skilled health technician, you might work as a:
- Electrocardiogram technician
- Nurse’s aide
- Physician’s aide
Multi-skilled health technicians work in a variety of settings, including physician practices, hospitals, laboratories, community care clinics, and other healthcare centers.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics website Health and medical technicians are in demand, and is expected to grow by 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. Most jobs will continue to be in hospitals, but employment will grow rapidly in other settings, as well, including medical and diagnostic laboratories, ambulatory health care services, and physician offices. See the US Bureau of Labor Statistics website for job outlook and salary information.
Notice to students: The Multi-Skill Health Technician program at the Salter College located in Chicopee, MA has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), due to material noncompliance with its placement rate standard of 60%.