The impact of accomplishment
Friday, December 06, 2013
Tiffany Brown founded her career path on faith, goals, and motivation. “I was unstoppable,” she says. This single mother of two faced all of life's trials while successfully completing her education and starting a career she loves.
Life experiences motivated her to join the health care arena where she could help others. Brown Mackie College — Indianapolis provided the flexible scheduling and nurturing environment that helped her focus on her studies. “I really wanted to help others feel better,” she says.
Tiffany earned a Certificate in Medical Assistant in 2013 and charged into a new career, dividing her time between three employers. She works as a donor processor at Grifos Plasma Care in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she takes and records vital signs. verifies plasma donor eligibility, and maintains computer records. Additionally, she serves as medical assistant at Wishard Hospital and Linwood Health Center both in Indianapolis, Indiana. In this capacity, she assists physicians with exams, gives injections, performs electrocardiogram (EKG) tests, and draws blood.
“I enjoy the day-to-day interaction with people, making sure their needs are met. Every day offers something different,” she says. “I have saved several lives on the job, even performing CPR on a person who had stopped breathing. The paramedics said it saved his life.”
Tiffany met many good friends and mentors who helped her succeed at Brown Mackie College — Indianapolis. “The whole atmosphere allowed me to study and still manage my household and raise my two kids. Never give up, stay focused, and you deserve it! These were the thoughts I tried to remember every day as I progressed through the program. I felt very strong when I graduated,” she says.
Brown Mackie College — Indianapolis is one of over 25 school locations of the Brown Mackie College system of schools (www.brownmackie.edu), which is dedicated to providing educational programs that prepare students for entry-level positions or to enhance their current professions in a competitive, rapidly-changing workplace. See bmcprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.