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TOP 5 REASONS TO CHOOSE A CAREER IN HEALTHCARE

ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING INDUSTRIES

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 1 out of every 4 jobs created between 2014 & 2024 will be in health care. Essentially, out of 9.8Million new jobs to be created, 2.3 Million of those jobs will be in healthcare.

MANY ENTRY LEVEL JOBS

The healthcare industry comprises of many entry level jobs that require a few weeks a training with little to no experience. CNA’s (Certified Nursing Assistant, Nurse Assistants and Home Health Aide are areas of practice and employment that a high school graduate can train for in a short time and get the basic skills required to be employed in the healthcare industry.

GOOD LEVEL OF WAGES & COMPENSATION

Rates of pay in the healthcare industry is relatively diverse and you’ll find a wide range of compensation levels. On the low end, Certified Nurse Assistants get paid between $12 – $15 per hour while Ultrasound Technicians can earn up to $60,000 a year. Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurse can also earn over a $100,000 a year.

MULTIPLE AREAS OF PRACTICE

The healthcare field offers a wide range of practice areas such as Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Nurse Assistant, Home Health Aide, Vocational Nurse, Ultrasound Technician, Healthcare Management, Medical Billing & Coding and Dental Assistant.

EMOTIONAL SATISFACTION

To serve people with the kind of passion that comes from the heart requires a special sort of person because you give so much of your strength to help patients at various stages of life. Nurses experience the beauty of childbirth and the sadness of death but life lives between those two end. When your job is to save lives you are rewarded with an emotional satisfaction that transcends financial value and time.

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