Trending Health Career Options

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    ealthcare is an essential component of any well-functioning society. While the jobs can be demanding, they are often some of the most gratifying. Firstly, they provide an opportunity to make a positive impact on people's lives, helping them to stay healthy and recover from illnesses. Additionally, healthcare careers tend to offer competitive salaries and benefits packages, as well as job security and opportunities for career advancement. Healthcare workers tend to experience a sense of fulfillment and purpose in their work, knowing that they are making a difference in the world.

    As a constantly growing field, there is a wide range of career options and opportunities. We’ll discuss some of the best prospects here – whether you’re looking for an entry-level healthcare job, medical jobs that don’t require a degree or jobs in the field that pay especially well.

    Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk

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    Medical Office Assistants are responsible for keeping their workplace running smoothly and efficiently. This versatile career path offers the most diverse opportunities for employment including doctor’s offices, medical clinics, hospitals, acute care facilities, continuing care facilities, rehabilitation institutions, insurance companies, health software companies, and many more. Read More

    Dental Office Administration

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    Dental Office Administrators specialize in the field of oral healthcare. Patient scheduling, charting, record keeping, and financial management are all part of the core duties. On the upper end of the pay scale, Dental Office Administrators can earn an estimated $76,000 per year. Read More

    Addictions and Community Service Workers

    In the aftermath of the Covid pandemic, the number of people struggling with addictions, mental illness, and domestic abuse has increased dramatically. Community Support Workers are on the front lines to help those often in the greatest need. While it is challenging to deal with near-constant crises, the potential to make a profound impact on a patient’s life is immense. Read More

    Pharmacy Assistant

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    Pharmacy Assistants can work in either community / retail environments or medical / hospital environments. They are responsible for calculating dosages, compounding, inventory maintenance, and more. It is a profession best suited for those with attention to detail and strong communication skills. Read More

    Health Care Aide & Personal Support Worker

    While there are a few differences between them, both career paths focus on providing care and support to those with long-term illnesses, disabilities, and the elderly. In addition to providing medical aid, aides play a huge role in improving quality of life. Working environments include home care agencies, hospitals, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, long-term care, government agencies, and group homes. Read More / Read More

    Massage Therapy

    Beyond the physical benefits, massage procedures stimulate the release of endorphins, which act as natural painkillers. Additionally, the physical connection of massage offers a layer of caring and comfort not found in most modern healing methods. Experienced Massage Therapists in Canada earn an average annual salary of $82,000. Read More

    Final Thoughts

    Generally speaking, careers in healthcare are ideal for people who are compassionate, empathetic and have a genuine desire to help others. While the jobs are often demanding, the ability to make a real difference in people’s lives is a satisfaction not typically found in other industries.

    The career training programs at ABM College are specifically designed to prepare students with all the skills and training needed to excel in popular healthcare professions. With online courses and flexible schedules, you can earn a respected diploma in less than a year of classes, culminating in a hands-on practicum in the field of your choice.

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