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Surgical Assistants

Some duties and responsibilities of this career:

Diagnose or treat allergic or immunologic conditions. Order or perform diagnostic tests such as skin pricks and intradermal, patch, or delayed hypersensitivity tests. Educate patients about diagnoses, prognoses, or treatments. Develop individualized treatment plans for patients, considering patient preferences, clinical data, or the risks and benefits of therapies. Prescribe medication such as antihistamines, antibiotics, and nasal, oral, topical, or inhaled glucocorticosteroids.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a First professional degree.

California Labor Market Information 2016 - 2026:
Career Growth:
Salary range:
Average: $102.11 hourly
Annual Avg Openings:
Source: Employment Development Department (EDD), State of California.

About RHC

Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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