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Portland OR 97232(503) 207-4092
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Medical & Dental Programs
Medical assistants can work in doctors’ offices, hospitals, or other medical facilities helping physicians and nurses care for patients. A medical assistant may take a patient’s history, record vital signs, or schedule appointments and perform clerical work. Carrington College’s Medical Assisting program in Portland can be completed in as few as nine months.
Working in a dental office can be an exciting endeavor. You get to meet new people, interact with patients and other dental staff, and help people enjoy their smiles. Dental assisting is a program you can complete in as few as nine months, preparing you to do tasks such as sterilizing equipment, passing instruments, and scheduling appointments. Learn more about Carrington’s Dental Assisting program in Portland.
Do you consider yourself organized? Do you like working with people? If so, pharmacy technology may be for you. Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists deliver medications to patients. They process medical and insurance information, help pharmacists in preparing medications, and often are the friendly face you see in the pharmacy window. Carrington’s Pharmacy Technology program in Portland can be completed in as few as nine months and helps you prepare for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) national certification exam.
Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.
Medical bills can be confusing for patients, but they’re also a complex issue for physicians and medical offices. That’s where medical billers and coders come in. These behind-the-scenes medical workers help translate procedures and office visits into codes that can be sent to insurance carriers for processing and payment. Medical billers and coders also learn how to follow up until doctors are able to be paid for their advice and procedures. Carrington College’s Medical Billing and Coding program in Portland can be completed in as few as nine months.
*This program is available in a Blended Online Format.
Do you enjoy helping people feel better? Do you want to work with people of all ages and walks of life? Maybe you want to work by yourself or as an independent contractor. Massage therapy can be a great career if you want to help others through motion and touch. Carrington’s Massage Therapy program in Portland teaches you how to manipulate muscles and soft tissue to help clients with aches and pains as well as how to handle the business and ethical side of operating as a massage therapist.
If you prefer furry friends to human ones, you may want to consider a career in veterinary assisting. Vet assistants help feed and bathe animals, keep veterinary offices clean and sanitized, and generally assist other veterinary professionals. A vet assistant may work with a wide variety of animals, depending on where they work. Carrington’s Veterinary Assisting program in Portland can be completed in as few as nine months.
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Portland Campus’ Career-Preparation Programs
Easy Student Access
Carrington College’s Portland college campus provides hands-on training in a number of medical and professional programs in Oregon. Carrington College’s Portland campus is centrally located inside the Lloyd Center Mall, within two blocks of the Lloyd Center/Northeast 11th Avenue TriMet MAX station stop. Or, if you’re driving, just take the Rose Quarter Exit off I-5 or the Lloyd Center exit off I-84.
Our Portland college campus occupies approximately 18,489 square feet of space and features realistic simulation labs that allow students to learn in environments that mirror real-world facilities.
Classrooms Geared for Learning
Outside the classroom, the Portland college campus offers a Student Center, which includes a medical library equipped with reference materials, textbooks and journals. The Carrington library website offers online resources and professional organization information.
A Genuine College Experience
At the Carrington Portland college campus, you can enjoy a small college experience where you can get the attention you deserve. Here, your instructor will not only know you by name, but they can also get to know you as a person. You will know what to expect from your career in the real world because many of our instructors bring practical working experience from their field into the classroom.
“Carrington College has changed my life with both personal and professional growth. I look forward to continuing to grow the Portland campus while ensuring a positive and productive environment for our students to become successful in the community.”