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College, Confidence, and a Certification: Billee Lassiter’s CMA Success Story

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    Early in high school, Billee Lassiter knew she was interested in pursuing a healthcare career—possibly as an obstetrician. After coming to UTC and declaring a biochemistry major, she began researching how she could earn the required patient care hours for medical school. As Billee discovered that CMAs work alongside doctors and communicate with patients, she decided that she wanted to acquire her CMA certification. She enrolled in UTC’s Clinical Medical Assistant Academy, earned her CCMA certification, and is one step

A “Heart” for Healthcare: Shelby Harvey’s CMA Success Story

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  After spending time in a hospital as a Red Cross volunteer, Shelby Harvey quickly realized she wanted to work in healthcare. Her interest in cardiovascular health began to grow as she learned more about the human heart.   With hopes of pursuing a career as a physician’s assistant (PA), Shelby decided it would be wise to begin earning patient care hours for her PA school applications. After transferring to UTC in Fall 2020, she heard

An Attitude of Gratitude: UTC CPE’s 2021 Gratitude List

At UTC Center for Professional Education, we have discovered that an attitude of gratitude is important. Between personal blessings and program wins, CPE has much to be grateful for! As you take a look at our gratitude list, we hope that you are able to reflect on 2021 and remember moments and experiences to appreciate as well. Ginger Duggan, MBA, PMP Assistant Director of Business Development Overall, I am

November 2021 Paralegal Job Opportunities

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Nashville Positions Post-Closing Paralegal, Summit Title & Escrow, LLC Legal Assistant, Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele Paralegal, Nathan & Nathan, P.C. Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Law Offices of John Day, P.C. Paralegal, Bill Easterly & Associates, PC   Chattanooga Positions Litigation Paralegal, Gearhiser, Peters, Elliot, and Cannon, PLLC Research Paralegal, Environmental Research Center Legal Assistant, Eric Buchanan & Associates   Knoxville Positions Family Law Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Peterson White, LLP Legal Assistant,

November 2021 Healthcare Job Opportunities

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Certified Nursing Assistant Many of our medical employer partners have open positions for CNAs, including: Morning Pointe Standifer Place Life Care Centers of America Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation Kindred Hospital   Clinical Medical Assistant Three of our medical employer partners often hire for CMAs: Paramount Podiatry: Email Samantha Hughes at paramountpodiatry@gmail.com for more information. Doctors Diet Program: Email Daniel Whitley at leadschattanooga@gmail.com for more information. Siskin Children’s Institute  Other open positions include:

October 2021 Paralegal Job Opportunities

Nashville Positions Pre-Litigation Paralegal, Ponce Law Legal Assistant, Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Hudson, Reed & Christiansen, PLLC Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Specialty Dental Brands Paralegal (Securities), Dollar General   Chattanooga Positions Paralegal, Penland Law Firm Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Carr Allison Paralegal, Legal Aid of East Tennessee   Knoxville Positions Legal Assistant, Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele Legal Assistant (Remote), The Daniel Law Firm Paralegal, Tennessee Valley Authority Litigation Paralegal, Sobieski,

October 2021 Healthcare Job Opportunities

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Certified Nursing Assistant Many of our medical employer partners have open positions for CNAs, including: Morning Pointe Standifer Place Life Care Centers of America Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation Kindred Hospital   Clinical Medical Assistant Three of our medical employer partners often hire for CMAs: Paramount Podiatry: Email Samantha Hughes at paramountpodiatry@gmail.com for more information. Doctors Diet Program: Email Daniel Whitley at leadschattanooga@gmail.com for more information. Siskin Children’s Institute  Other open positions include:

Learning Law Across the World: Kamila Macedo’s Paralegal Success Story

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    As Kamila Macedo began working in a law office during her sophomore year of college, she became immensely interested in the legal field. A Brazillian native, she graduated from college and law school in Brazil—and began working as a full-time lawyer! Later, Kamila decided to move to the United States and become a paralegal in order to restart her legal career in a new country. She enrolled

A Call to Care: Heather Morrison’s CNA Success Story

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  After working as a long-term caregiver for over a year, Heather Morrison knew that she wanted to pursue a career focused on helping others. Before taking the full leap into healthcare, she decided to move forward with a small stepping stone—ensuring she was on the right route for her—by becoming a certified nursing assistant! Now, Heather is working at Parkridge as a CNA and using what she learned in UTC’s course in

September 2021 Paralegal Job Opportunities

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Nashville Positions Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Scott & Associates, P.C. Litigation Paralegal, Morgan & Morgan Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Law Offices of John Day, P.C. Legal Assistant, Envision Healthcare Real Estate Paralegal, Dollar General   Chattanooga Positions Legal Assistant, Jelks Law, PLLC Paralegal, Law Offices of Fisher Wise, PLLC Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC Legal Assistant, Robertson, Anschutz, Schneid Crane & Partners, PLLC   Knoxville Positions Legal Assistant, Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele