Healthcare Career Articles

Working in the healthcare field the stakes are high but the career is a rewarding one. Right now, Healthcare professionals are in high demand and the need for qualified professionals won’t be slowing down anytime soon. Use the articles below to learn more about a particular specialty or increase your knowledge in your current profession.

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Nurse in operating room
American admissions committees only accept medical students they believe can become physicians, yet around 6 percent of students still do not graduate within seven years. The rigorous screening program ensures a lack of ability is rarely the cause. Instead, many students simply realize med school isn't...[Continue Reading]
Veterinarian in front of black cows
When most of us think of a career in healthcare, we imagine tending to ill and injured humans. But those that are furry, feathery, and scaly need care too. If you're more of a puppy lover than a people person, then these jobs in animal healthcare may be for you. Veterinarian: Become an Animal Doctor Image...[Continue Reading]
Man sitting in chair donating blood
Slaving over college textbooks for years isn't for everyone, but that doesn't mean you need to abandon your dreams of working in healthcare. This booming sector has many positions that don't require a four-year degree. If family, finances, or a lack of motivation are keeping you from college, one of...[Continue Reading]
Stack of medical books
The healthcare field is made up of much more than doctors and nurses. If you'd prefer to do things differently, perhaps one of these more unusual healthcare roles is for you. 1. Dance Therapist: Treat Patients Through Dance The medical world has long recognized the connection between the body and the...[Continue Reading]
Doctor shaking hand with patient
In a recent survey published by U.S. News, 80 percent of job hunters said they'd rather have a job that they love than a job that pays well. While it's heartening to know so many Americans prefer passion to monetary gain, the disappointing thing about that figure is that it implies that salaries and...[Continue Reading]
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