Articles tagged with healthcare careers

4 Reasons Why Becoming a Surgical Tech is Worth it

Surgical techs go by many titles, but no matter what you call them, they all play an integral role in the operating room. What else do surgical techs do and what does it take to become one? And more importantly, is it worth it?

How to Become a Medical Assistant: 5 Steps You Can't Ignore

If you’re interested in getting on the fast track for a career in healthcare, but you don’t want to be in school for years and years, you probably already know that a job as a medical assistant would be ideal for you. Take a look at our 5-step guide to becoming a medical assistant and get ready for the career of your dreams!

What Does a Medical Administrative Assistant Do?

We spend a lot of time at hospitals and clinics and the first person we usually see when we walk in the door is the receptionist-but what does a medical administrative assistant do aside from check you in?

Why Your Science Background Aligns Perfectly in a Medical Lab Career

Becoming a medical lab technician (MLT) would allow you to take advantage of the exciting career growth in healthcare while also capitalizing on your love of science. You’ll be making a difference in a technical, behind-the-scenes job. Hear one student's story about making the transition.

Examining 5 Commonly Confused Radiology Careers

Many radiology job titles sound similar, even though they refer to different job duties and career paths. That’s why we did the research to compare five popular radiology careers so you can determine the best option.

5 Coveted Careers in Healthcare Non-Medical Professionals Need to Consider

The truth is that careers in healthcare are as diverse as the benefits they offer. Whether you’re good with numbers, you’re highly organized or you’re a technology aficionado, there are careers in healthcare that could perfectly suit your skill set. Familiarize yourself with five types of healthcare careers you’ve probably never considered.

What is a Health Information Technician? A Sneak Peek at this Behind-the-Scenes Career

While we see the fantastic results of the HIT workforce, it can be hard to picture what a job in HIT actually looks like. Who stands behind the HIT curtain? What is a health information technician, anyway? We did some research and spoke to professionals in the field to get the real story. Read on to sneak a peek behind the scenes and step into the shoes of an HIT professional.

What Healthcare Workers Need to Know About Radiation Effects

No one wants to sacrifice their well-being for their career. It’s important for anyone considering a job in healthcare to understand the effects of radiation and what the industry is doing to protect its workers. We’ve done the research and spoken to a radiology expert to get all the answers you’re looking for. Find out the truth about radiation effects and what you can do to stay safe!

5 In-Demand Healthcare Jobs that Don't Require a Degree

We identified five healthcare career paths that you can get started on without earning a degree—at least for the time being. Keep reading to get acquainted with these in-demand opportunities that will allow you to start making a difference while earning a paycheck.

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