Careers in Non-Patient Care

Pharmacy technician

Interested in a career in the health care industry?

Do you want to work in a medical office or hospital with limited duties or no duties requiring working directly with patients? There are a variety of positions you can train for that prevent patients from being exposed to germs and bacteria. These positions are crucial to the health and safety of patients and health care staff.

Jobs are also available in pharmacies where workers make sure that customers receive the proper medications that they've ordered and that their insurance and billing is correct.


Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

Endoscope Reprocessor Certification NEW!

Endoscopic technicians and sterile processing technicians can now add this certification to their skill set and become nationally certified in flexible endoscope reprocessing through this interactive online program. To enroll, students must be currently working in the endoscopy field and have a minimum of three months experience reprocessing and sterilizing flexible endoscopes. Flexible endoscope, or GI scope reprocessing certification, is an advanced, in-demand skill in local hospitals and is recognized by The Joint Commission. Certification: Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (GI Scope) Certification exam through Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. and/or Certified Endoscope Reprocessor exam through International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management.

 

 

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Medical Lab Assistant (MLA)

The medical lab assistant (MLA) works in a laboratory setting assisting in patient registration and specimen collection, specimen preparation and processing, support for clinical testing, waived and point-of-care testing, and laboratory operations. Certification: Medical Laboratory Assistant exam through American Society for Clinical Pathology. Externship included

 

 

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Pharmacy Technician (PhT)

Pharmacy technicians assist the pharmacist in packing and distributing medication. Graduates can find employment in hospitals, nursing care facilities, private and chain drug stores, drug manufacturers, wholesale drug houses and health maintenance organizations. Certification: Graduates’ names are submitted to the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board to be considered as a candidate to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician exam. They are also submitted to the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and S.C. Board of Pharmacy for registration as a pharmacy technician. Registration: Program classes can be purchased all at one time (XPHM-510) or on a class-by-class basis. Externship included

 

 

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Sterile Processing Technician (SPT)

Sterile processing technicians clean, disinfect and sterilize surgical instruments in hospitals and outpatient surgery centers. SPTs also order, inventory and test equipment for reuse. Learn medical terminology, anatomy, infection control, safety, as well as HIPAA and OSHA guidelines. Certifications: Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician exam through Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. and Certified Registered Central Service Technician exam through International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management; Note: Student must present current S.C. SLED background report to enroll. Visit www.sled.sc.gov. Externship included

 

 

 

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

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