Top Five Healthcare Careers
Want to enter an in-demand health care field where you could really play a hands-on role in helping patients. Check out these hot health care careers that are projected to grow at a rapid rate through the years.
Ready to put your helpful nature to use in the largest health care field? Look into prepping to pursue a career in health care sector, you could work closely with patients by providing care, education, and emotional support. You might give patients' medicines and treatments, observe their conditions, or perform diagnostic tests, says the U.S. Department of Labor.
Health care is a very broad term in itself, there are various job types and hierarchy levels. Here, we have listed top 5 hot health career choices.Career #1Registered Nurse
: The Department of Labor says 600,000 more new nurses
will find jobs, as "technological advancements in patient care and a
growing interest in preventative health measures" accelerate the need
for the profession.Career #2Dental Assistant
: More than 100,000 new jobs are expected.Career #3Pharmacists
: Because of the growing number of elderly, who may need more
prescription drugs, look for 93,000 new pharmacy technicians.Career #4Medical Records Technician
: The increased amount of "tests, treatments
and medical procedures" should create more than 35,000 new medical
records technician opportunities.Career #5 Medical Transcriptionist
: Many medical transcriptionists work at hospitals, but the need is growing for medical transcriptionists to edit speech recognition system transcripts. Expect about 12,000 new jobs here.
Note: The actual number of jobs will vary. Figures given here are indicative in nature and taken from different online resources.