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Career Path

Looking for a new career, stat? We can direct you. If you’re interested in helping patients and working in a dynamic people-driven field, learn more about the medical path below.
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Why The Medical Path?

This path is a perfect fit for detail-oriented people interested in patient care and those who understand medical records and coding.

Our medical connections are committed to helping you gain experience and invested in your successful career growth.

Medical Salaries

Has the medical field caught your interest? Once you connect with a career coach, the two of you can narrow down to a few specific job paths.

These salaries are average estimates from the Texas Workforce Commission (2019). Generally, entry level salaries can vary based on experience, level of education you’ve completed, or personal skills.

Your career coach can share more info on salary ranges for your education and experience.



Medical Assistant



Medical Records Tech


Licensed Practical Nurse


Medical & Clinical Lab Tech



Specialized Medical Tech


Registered Nurse


Critical Care Nurse



Medical & Health Services Manager

You Could Be A…
Medical Assistant


General administrative and clinical duties. Scheduling appointments, tracking & maintaining records, insurance coding, tracking patient vitals & medical history, patient prep, blood draw, administering medications.

7,000 Openings
In The Houston Medical Path

Skills & Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED
0.5-1 years of previous experience

Medical Assistant Certification through an approved credentialing certification agency, i.e. American Association of Medical Assistant or American Medical Technologists, or Emergency Medical Technician

Hard Skills

  • Patient care
  • Vital signs measurement
  • Scheduling & appointment
  • Medical records/coding
  • EKG (electrocardiogram) ECG (electrocardiograph)

Soft Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Customer service
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented

How We Can Help You Find Your New Career

With your commitment and our know-how, we can give you a clear path forward to a rewarding career and a bright future.

Part 1 Of Your Journey

Get started by filling out a simple form. Then you’ll take a skills assessment and meet with a career coach who will map your journey.

Part 2 Of Your Journey

Once you select a career path, we’ll connect you with educational partners and resources to develop necessary skills.

Part 3 Of Your Journey

You’ll use your new skills and our network of employer partners to apply for the jobs best suited to you.

Take a look at our infographic to get an in-depth look at your journey to a new career.

Take The First Step
Towards A New Career

Start down a new career path today by filling out the form below. We’ll guide you from there.

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