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PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE -
CHULA VISTA CAMPUS
SAN DIEGO, CA

780 Bay Boulevard
Chula Vista, CA 91910
800-477-PIMA
Pima Medical Institute has proudly served the San Diego community at our Chula Vista campus since 1998. Our medical career school has a new medical assisting lab outfitted with the same equipment used in hospitals and clinics. We also have developed an excellent relationship with the Chula Vista Animal Care Facility for our veterinary programs, enabling students to have real-world veterinary career training right in their home community.

Programs Offered At This Campus

Certificate

Dental Assistant

A dental assistant has a variety of responsibilities, including helping patients feel comfortable and easing anxieties, assisting the dentist during treatment procedures and teaching patients the skills needed to maintain and improve oral health. This certificate can help you become a dental assistant, orthodontic assistant, oral surgery assistant or surgical dental assistant.

Health Care Administration Certificate

Health care administrative assistants are key members of the front-office medical staff. These assistants manage electronic health records, greet patients and ensure the office operates efficiently. With this training, you can become a medical administrative assistant, medical secretary, medical receptionist, medical office specialist, office manager or medical records clerk.

Medical Assistant

Medical assistants work closely with healthcare team members, including doctors and nurses. They treat patients from newborns to senior citizens. As a medical assistant, you may work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, clinics or outpatient medical facilities. You also may work in administrative support occupations, medical assisting education or office management.

Pharmacy Technician

A pharmacy technician works alongside pharmacists to help provide medications and healthcare products to patients. With this training, you might work in hospitals, retail or mail order pharmacies, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, in-home health environments or other healthcare facilities.

Veterinary Assistant

A veterinary assistant cares for animals in an animal hospital or clinic setting, under the supervision of a veterinarian or veterinary technician. With a veterinary assistant certificate, opportunities such as a laboratory animal caretaker or animal care and service worker will open up. You may work in private veterinary clinics, animal shelters, animal hospitals or even zoos.

Associate

Radiography

A radiographer, or radiologic technologist, performs diagnostic medical imaging examinations. These technicians work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers and outpatient care centers.

Surgical Technology

Surgical technologists prepare operating rooms, supplies and equipment for surgical procedures, manage sterile fields throughout the operative procedure and advocate for patient safety. With this degree, you can work in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, endoscopy clinics, plastic surgery offices, medical device companies, labor and delivery or sterile processing departments.

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary technicians gain specialized knowledge of animal behavior and care, laboratory testing, surgical assisting, and nursing procedures to nurture the health and well-being of animals. You can work in clinics, hospitals, laboratories, ranches, zoos, biomedical facilities or wildlife facilities, humane societies and animal control facilities or other professional veterinary settings.

Additional Information

Approved by:  

State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, www.bppe.ca.gov
Pima Medical Institute Chula Vista is granted approval to operate under the terms of California Education Code (CEC) section 94890(a)(1) until February 28, 2024 per CEC section 94890(b). Approval to operate means compliance with the standards as set forth in the CEC and 5, CCR.

School Performance Fact Sheets

Download the Chula Vista Campus Program Fact Sheets  

Job Classifications by Program

Download the Chula Vista Campus Job Classifications

BPPE Annual Reports

https://bppe.ca.gov/webapplications/annualReports/2019/summary
Download the Annual Report

Catalog & Campus Addendum

PMI Academic Catalog

Download the Chula Vista Catalog Addendum

CSAC Annual Exam Results

Radiography Program Accreditation and Programmatic Information
“California Dept of Public Health-Radiologic Health Branch Examination Statistics”
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CEH/DRSEM/CDPH%20Document%20Library/RHB/Schools/X-raySchoolsPassRates20.pdf

Veterinary Technician Program Accreditation and Programmatic Information
“California Veterinary Medical Board RVT Examination Statistics”
https://www.vmb.ca.gov/applicants/csbexam2020_2.pdf
Program Summaries
Certificate
Associate
 

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