Florida Career College- Hialeah Campus

Florida Career College

3750 West 18th Ave.Hialeah, FL 33012

Start Your Healthcare Education in Hialeah, Florida

The City of Hialeah is the fifth largest municipality in Florida and serves over 224,000 residents living in approximately 20-square miles. The city is also home to one of the many Florida Career College campuses.

Beginning your healthcare education is an important step in your future. This decision, however, is often accompanied with many questions. There are many questions you must be asking yourself about going to health care school such as how much is it going to cost? Is financial aid available? How long does it take? What type of degree will I receive? Will I be able to find a job? All great questions and answers are available.

Below is just some basic information about this school's healthcare programs, but if you really want to learn more, fill out the short questionnaire and a representative from the school will contact you answer any additional questions about how to apply, costs, financial aid, entrance requirements, and scholarship availability.

 

About Florida Career College

Florida Career College has specialized in career training since 1982. The goal of the institution is to ensure that students  have the opportunity to graduate with the qualifications necessary to succeed in their chosen fields.

Florida Career College – Hialeah strives to maintain and develop programs according to the demanding industry needs.  The college offers beginner to advanced training areas such as computer & network technician, cosmetology, health services administration, information technology, medical assistant, medical front office & billing and patient care technician.

Florida Career College wants to make programs flexible for students to complete on their own schedule. For student convenience, all of the programs are offered during the day and evening hours.  Part of the mission of Florida Career College is to “maintain a qualified, caring faculty and staff dedicated to the personal and professional development of each of our students.”

At Florida Career College in Hialeah, programs are offered in Health Services Administration, Medical Assistant Technician, Medical Front Office & Billing, and Pharmacy Technician.

 Health Services Administration- Associate of Science Degree

The Associate Degree in Health Services Administration (HSA) at Florida Career College was created to provide the student with a broad overview of the administrative aspects of healthcare. This degree-program provides students with general education courses as well as program specific  work in areas including: medical terminology, information technology and medical records, billing and insurance forms.

After completing the curriculum students may be familiarized with health industry laws, regulation, policies, procedures and regulatory bodies that govern the healthcare professions. Courses also provide the students with the opportunity to demonstrate effective communication with patients, customer relations, as well administrative skills within the specific healthcare organization.

Medical Assistant Technician- Diploma

Students within this program will be introduced to basic medical terminology, anatomy, human diseases, and pharmacology.  Students also have the opportunity to get a grasp on medical office procedures and clinical medical assisting skills. Front office procedures that students may learn include:

  • handling patient accounts and records
  • word processing
  • scheduling of patients.

Back office procedures include

  • Taking patient histories
  •  Vital signs
  • Preparing patients for procedures
  • Assisting the physician with examinations and treatments

Medical Front Office and Billing- Diploma

Analyzing and filing patient medical records are an important job in the healthcare industry. The program at Florida Career College is designed to familiarize students with all the coding and billing information that may be necessary to place a recent graduate in a professional healthcare setting.

Program objectives include:

  • Basic medical terminology
  • anatomy/physiology, human diseases and pathology
  • Analysis / abstraction of needed medical data from medical records
  • Basic medical coding and billing skills including hands-on experience with medical application programs
  • Advanced Procedural and Diagnostic Coding
  • Medical Front Office Procedures
  • Insurance and Claim Processing Medical documentation
  • Assigning and sequencing diagnostic and procedural codes using universally recognized coding systems

Pharmacy Technician- Diploma

A Diploma as a Pharmacy Technician from Florida Career College – Hialeah is designed to give students a solid foundation of pharmacy fundamentals and terminology. Students of this program may receive hands-on practice in multiple pharmacy areas such as the hospital, retail, compounding, and long term care. Topics such as professionalism, state law, federal law, and ethical issues will also be covered within coursework. Graduates of this program may be prepared to seek entry-level employment in a variety of pharmacy settings.

Faculty

Faculty members are experienced in each of their respective fields. Instructors are also asked to rely on theoretical learning as well as practical applications to strengthen real-world applications without sacrificing academics. Instructors strive to provide students with the qualifications necessary to succeed in their chosen fields upon graduation or completion of their specific program.

Accreditation

Florida Career College-Hialeah Campus  holds institutional accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify Florid Career College. Students wishing to apply for financial aid must submit the following forms:

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • A list of schools (beyond high school) previously attended
  • Completed loan applications or bring their Federal PIN number
  •  Personal references with a valid address and phone number if applying for a loan

The college will contact the student if additional documentation is needed to complete their financial aid application profile.

Going to School in Hialeah, FL

Hialeah is a  is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The city is home to a large Cuban and Cuban-American population, diversifying the city as one of the largest Spanish-speaking cities in the country.

The City of Hialeah is a significant commercial center in Miami-Dade County.  The city is host to national retailers as well as a vibrant community of mom and pop stores.

The Hialeah Park Race Track (also known as the Miami Jockey Club or Hialeah Race Track or Hialeah Park).  is a historic racetrack in Hialeah, Florida. Its site covers 40 square blocks of central-east side Hialeah from Palm Avenue east to East 4th Avenue, and from East 22nd Street on the south to East 32nd Street on the north.

The city is a pleasant place to attend school and boasts beautiful weather and a diversified community.

More Information

If you are interested in this program and would like to find out more, please request information from Florida Career College- Hialeah, FL

Below is just some basic information about this school's healthcare programs, but if you really want to learn more, fill out the short questionnaire and a representative from the school will contact you answer any additional questions about how to apply, costs, financial aid, entrance requirements, and scholarship availability.

 

 

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