BOOST offers a range of pathways to healthcare careers. A healthcare credential can be earned in as little as three months and put you on a path to a new career.

Take a look at the table below for a brief overview of careers and their earning potential:

Nursing Assistant

$10.52 an hour or $21,865 annually

Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

Phlebotomists

$12.52 an hour or $26,032 annually

Draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. May explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

$22.01 an hour or $45,788 annually

Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests.

Licensed Practical Nurses

$17.51 an hour or $36,424 annually

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions.

Registered Nurses

$27.32 an hour or $56,821 annually

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.

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