New Vision Medical Careers

  • Program Highlights:

    This one-year program allows high school seniors to explore careers in health care through partnerships with Rochester General Hospital and St. Ann’s Community. Students participate in a rigorous academic program with hands-on experience in medical careers. Students participate in four 10-week rotations in different medical departments of the health care facility. This placement provides the student with an indepth look at the responsibilities of patient care in a health care facility.

    Students participating in this program must meet all medical requirements for working in a health care facility (hospital or nursing home).  At this time, this includes being fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

New Vision Medical Careers student checks hospital monitor

Units of Study

    • Communication/Interpersonal Skills
    • Community Service
    • Health Care Economics
    • Infection Control
    • Leadership Skills
    • Medical Ethics
    • Medical Terminology
    • Patient Care Skills
    • Public Health Care Policies
    • Reading/Writing Intensive
    • Team Work/Problem Solving 
    • Work Experience

    Clinical Rotations May Include...

    • Ambulatory Surgery Center
    • Clinical Research
    • Clinical Nutrition
    • Emergency Department
    • Hospice/Palliative Care
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Medical/Surgical Intensive Care
    • Nursing/Patient Care
    • Nursing Units
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Orthopedics
    • Pediatrics
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical Medicine
    • Physical Therapy
    • Radiology
    • Recreational Therapy
    • Social Work
    • Speech Pathology


Industry Based Exam/Certifications

    • CPR/AED
    • NYS Mandated Reporter Abuse Identification and Treatment
    • SAVE Certification
    • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
    • Stop the Bleed-Certification



  • Career Connections

    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Hospice Care
    • Nursing
    • Nutritionist/Dietitian
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Patient Care Technician/Personal Care Aids
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Physical Therapist
    • Physician
    • Physicians Assistant
    • Psychology
    • Radiologic Technician
    • Recreation Therapist
    • Social Work
    • Speech Pathology

    College Programs

    • Health and Human Services
    • Medical Lab Assistant
    • Nursing
    • Nutrition
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Physicians Assistant
    • Pre-Med
    • Recreation Therapy
    • Social Work
    • Speech Pathology

Items to Consider

  • Successful students:

    • Complete an application and are selected for the program
    • Exhibit a high level of maturity and responsibility
    • Are in good academic standing with strong math and science skills
    • Have a strong desire to work in the health care field
    • Have a high school attendance rate in excess of 90%
    • Plan to pursue post secondary education
    • Respect the confidentiality necessary in a health care setting
    • Are entering their senior year in September
    • Purchase and wear scrubs ($30 or more per pair).