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December 2020 Job Opportunities

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Clinical Medical Assistant Certified Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center Medical Assistant, Center for Sports Medicine Certified Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Medical Group Medical Assistant, HCA Healthcare Medical Assistant PRN, American Family Care   Pharmacy Tech Pharmacy Technician, CVS Health Pharmacy Technician, Genoa Healthcare Pharmacy Technician/Pharm Tech Apprenticeship, Walgreens Certified Pharmacy Technician, CHI Memorial Chattanooga   Medical Billing & Coding Central Access Specialist, Erlanger Baroness Hospital

Student Success Story: Brittney Wooten, Pharmacy Tech

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  When the pandemic forced Brittney Wooten’s employer, a local preschool, to close, she didn’t become discouraged. Instead, she saw an opportunity to make a career change. Brittney had always wanted to work in healthcare, so she decided to find a program she could complete quickly. After discovering UTC’s Pharmacy Tech Academy during an online search, she made the choice to enroll. Brittney completed the course, interned at Parkridge,

Student Success Story: Alison Sparks, Medical Billing & Coding

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  When a friend in nursing school needed a “guinea pig” to practice nursing assessments, Alison Sparks was more than happy to help. What started out as a kind gesture turned into something more as Alison’s interest in the medical field grew. She ended up taking a few healthcare courses and, as a business-minded individual, immensely enjoyed learning about coding and insurance. Alison has worked in a variety of

Staying Thankful in 2020: UTC CPE’s Gratitude List

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There is no denying that 2020 has been a rollercoaster ride. Despite unprecedented circumstances, our team at UTC CPE discovered that there are still things to be thankful for this year. Check out the people, experiences, and memories that we are thankful for—and hopefully, you’ll find that you are able to add similar things to your own gratitude list. Ginger Duggan, MBA, PMP Assistant Director of Business Development for

Student Success Story: Jessica Lowrance, Phlebotomy Tech

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  Born and raised in Tennessee, Jessica Lowrance has always loved her Chattanooga roots. After taking time off from school to work in retail management and the food industry, Jessica decided to search for an alternative job. She wanted to not only earn a paycheck but also begin a career she would be passionate about. After stumbling upon UTC’s Phlebotomy Tech Academy, she ended up taking the course, earning

12 COVID-Friendly Ways to Show Kindness to Your Co-Workers

When I discovered that World Kindness Day is this week (Friday, November 13), I began to reflect on the many times that kindness has been shown to me. I thought about: The stranger who paid for my drink in the Starbucks drive-thru. A mom who, time and time again, has dropped everything in her life to make sure that I am taken care of (and am fed lots of

November 2020 Healthcare Job Opportunities

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Clinical Medical Assistant Certified Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Medical Group Certified Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Chattanooga Cardiology Clinic Medical Assistant, HCA Healthcare Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Urology Associates Certified Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Family Practice Clinic Certified Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Clinic   Pharmacy Tech Certified Pharmacy Tech Lead, Parkridge Medical Center Certified Pharmacy Tech Specialist, CHI Memorial Chattanooga Certified Pharmacy Tech, CHI Memorial Chattanooga Pharmacy Technician,

Instructor Spotlight: Enrique Vizoso

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    Our Instructor Spotlight is on Enrique Vizoso. Enrique teaches supply chain and manufacturing courses for CPE. When he’s not instructing, he operates his consulting business, Vizoso Business Solutions.     Marah: What professional supply chain and manufacturing experience do you bring to the classroom? Enrique: I earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Tech in chemical engineering, but I ended up taking a job as a process mechanical

Student Success Story: Shannon Bennett, PMP

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      As the senior program manager at Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Shannon Bennett uses her PMP to better serve engineers and business professionals all throughout the company.     CPE: How did you begin your career in project management? Shannon: I had been in the field of engineering management for a long time (about 8 or 9 years) and was looking for a change. The project manager

Student Success Story: Tyler Yount, PMP

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  When Tyler Yount began his career, he had no idea that his path would lead him to become a project manager and earn the PMP certification. While working in Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke’s office, a need arose for someone to lead initiatives and services that the administration wanted to deliver or adjust. Tyler is now officially the Director of Special Projects in the office and uses his PMP