The US Bureau of Labor says that health care will create 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry. Ten of the twenty fastest growing occupations are related to health care. If you are interested in health care here are some careers to consider:
Laboratory Services plays a critical role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Medical Imaging professionals are responsible for providing quality images to the Radiologist.
Pharmacists distribute drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and counsel patients about how to safely use medications.
Physical Therapists are members of a health care team that work to restore a patient’s physical activity following an accident or illness.
Registered Nurses or RNs are a vital part of the health care team and often the first health care practitioners to assess the conditions of patients.
Respiratory Therapists are members of a health care team that evaluate, treat and care for patients with breathing and cardio-respiratory problems.
Surgical service professionals specialize in the treatment of injury, disease, and deformity through surgical procedures.