Articles tagged with healthcare careers

What Can You Do With a Health & Wellness Degree?

A health and wellness degree can allow you to capitalize on the opportunities in healthcare and benefit the lives of patients. But what can you do with a health and wellness degree specifically? We identified some of the top opportunities available in the field.

Medical Assistant vs. Patient Care Technician: What You Need to Know

These two careers allow you to work closely with patients and make a difference in their lives. But MAs and PCTs have their own distinctive jobs in healthcare. We gathered the essential information about each position, so you can make an informed decision about which suits you best.

The Ultimate List of Healthcare Jobs You Can Launch in 2 Years or Less

Whether you're heading to school for the first time or you're taking the leap and switching careers, you're probably looking for an option that can get you in the field quickly. This list of healthcare jobs offers a snapshot of 11 in-demand careers that will allow you to start getting paid to make a difference in just two years or less.

8 Signs You Were Meant to Work in the Human Services Field

If you're a natural helper, it makes perfect sense to consider a career in the human services field. But before you make your decision, learn more about some tell-tale signs that you'd be a good fit. Who knows? You may be better equipped than you think!

7 Signs You Would Thrive in a Medical Assisting Career

While a certain level of education and experience is necessary to work as a medical assistant, there are some personality traits you can translate onto the job for even more success. We spoke with medical experts to identify seven characteristics that successful medical assistants share.

6 Signs a Medical Lab Tech Career Is Right for You

Want to figure out if working as a medical laboratory tech is a good job for you? We spoke with Tammy Renner, the Rasmussen College national MLT program director and 33-year medical lab veteran, to identify some common characteristics that the best MLTs share.

20 Types of Surgeons You Could Work with in the Operating Room

A surgeon’s a surgeon, right? While there are a lot of similarities among them, there’s also a wide variety of surgical specialties to practice. To help you develop a better understanding of what’s out there, let’s examine 20 of the most common types of surgeons you’ll work with as a surgical tech.