Health Care Training

Allied Health class

Health Care Training

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The Allied Health Care Training Programs at New Community Workforce Development Center offer job seekers vocational training for in-demand careers such as Certified Homemaker Home Health Aide, Certified Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician and Electrocardiogram Technician. Upon successful completion, students receive national certification.

Certified Homemaker Home Health Aide: This program is designed to provide students with basic knowledge and practical skills to enable them to work in healthcare settings, including home care, geriatric centers, child care centers and nursing homes. Graduated Certified Homemaker Home Health Aides can provide home care to chronically ill, handicapped, injured and pediatric patients. The curriculum is approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing. Students will be prepared to sit for the New Jersey State Home Health Exam.

Certified Medical Assistant: Medical assistants are professionals who coordinate the activities of a medical office. Multi-skilled practitioners are qualified to provide clinical and administrative health care services under the supervision of a physician. They assist doctors during examinations, keep all medical equipment in order and maintain medical records. This program will prepare the graduate for entry level positions in hospitals, medical offices or ancillary health care facilities. Clinical students also are exposed to phlebotomy, EKG, vital signs, X-rays, anatomy and are CPR certified.

Phlebotomy Technician: The objective of this course is to prepare students with adequate knowledge needed to perform duties and responsibilities of the phlebotomist. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will be prepared to take the national certification exam with the National Center for Competency Testing.

Electrocardiogram Technician: Students will learn the duties and responsibilities of an electrocardiogram technician, such as accurately performing and interpreting a 12 lead EKG tracing, properly identifying patients and learning a facility’s policies and procedures. Students will master reading of frequently encountered normal and abnormal heart rhythms, cardiac emergencies, diagnostic test and the ability to learn about cardiac disease and medication.

Download the Allied Health Program Brochure

Program Requirements
* All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class
* High school diploma or equivalent
* Take an entrance exam

New Community Workforce Development Center’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all students through education and occupational training in a community that fosters life-long learning.