Careers in the health field
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Careers in the health field by Essie E. Lee

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Allied health personnel -- Vocational guidance.,
  • Allied health personnel -- Vocational guidance.,
  • Vocational guidance.

Book details:

About the Edition

Describes the variety of jobs available in the health field and discusses the necessary personal and academic qualifications.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Essie E. Lee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR697.A4 L43 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5048842M
ISBN 100671325132
LC Control Number74009681

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  There are a variety of jobs in healthcare, and an increasing need for people to fill these positions. Some are clinical jobs, such as doctors, nurses, and surgeons. Others are technical jobs, such as phlebotomists and radiologists. A number of positions are healthcare support occupations, which involve helping other clinicians. The list of occupations within the health sciences is also practically endless, including jobs in five major career paths: diagnostic services, therapeutic services, support services, health informatics, and biotechnology research and development. Medical Records and Health Information Technicians; A medical records technician maintains databases and registries of patient data, including diagnoses and treatment histories. These careers in medical field require a commitment to quality and accuracy. Medical Transcriptionists. Types of Health Careers; Career Search; Why Diversity Matters in Health Care; Paying For College; Your Education. Applying to College; Paying for College; Planning Your Studies; Academic Success; Scholarship Search; Enrichment Programs; Resources. Health Career Exploration; Accredited Schools and Programs; Accreditation Issues; Humanism in Health .

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