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Popular Jobs in the Healthcare Services Field

September 12, 2011 General 0 Comments

The healthcare field continues to be a fertile ground for young graduates to begin growing their careers. Health services training and health services courses are allowing for young professionals to assume a wide variety of roles in clinical and non-clinical settings. Health services classes are designed to better prepare young minds to succeed in these roles and many others by combining theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience. Due to the changing nature of patient care the health services industry is expecting to continue to expand and the need for trained healthcare professionals is expected to increase (Source: http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/cgs035.htm). There are many popular healthcare job positions available to those with health services training. Here are a few popular jobs that young graduates of health services courses are pursuing.

Medical Assistants
Medical Assistants are trained healthcare professionals that play an important role in clinics and health facilities throughout the world. Medical assistants usually require health services training before entering the field to assist doctors. Many students enroll in health services courses to get the training they need to succeed in this high-paced field. Medical students require health services training for the skills needed to succeed. Common duties include keeping track of office paperwork and files, scheduling appointments, greeting patients, prepping patients and more. Duties often vary depending on the type of employer and individual facilities. There are many health services classes available for emerging professionals in this field (Source: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos164.htm).

Radiologic Technologist
Radiologic technologists take x-rays and often administer to patients for diagnostic purposes. Often referred to as radiographers, radio technologists operate the clinical equipment used to help doctors determine proper diagnosis for patients of all ages. Radiographers often work with pregnant women to avoid pregnancy complications and administer prenatal care. This health services position requires employees that understand technology and have the ability to work directly with patients. Radiographers must work with physicians and follow directions precisely. These individuals work with radioactive equipment and therefore must also adhere to strict safety regulations (Source: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos105.htm).  

These are just a few of the positions available to those with health services training. Health services courses can help prepare you to seek a career in these professional fields. The healthcare industry is booming, the future looks bright for dedicated students with the passion and desire to begin a career in this rewarding field. Health services classes are available in schools throughout the nation to meet this new demand. To learn more about healthcare services courses and how healthcare classes at SBI-Melville can train you to pursue a new and rewarding career, click here.

SBI-Melville is close to many locations:
Huntington Station, NY - approximately 5.1 miles
Bay Shore, NY - approximately 15.3 miles
Massapequa, NY - approximately 10.2 miles

Sources:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Career Guide to Industries, 2008-09 Edition, Health Care, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/cgs035.htm (visited January 09, 2009 ).

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos014.htm (visited January 09, 2009).

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos164.htm (visited January 09, 2009).

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