Bright career prospects in healthcare!


If you want to work in an industry that is in high demand with no signs of slowing down, healthcare may be for you! The healthcare industry is unique in that there are countless options that will enable you to find a position that will appeal to your professional wants and needs.

Jobs in the field offer a great opportunity for growth and advancement, the ability to create a balance that fits your lifestyle and the general contentment of doing a job that can make a difference in the lives of others. The personal and professional satisfaction from a career in healthcare can be quite remarkable, and whether you're already in the industry or if you’re thinking about a career in a medical/science related profession, Adecco has what you need to know…

What jobs are out there, and what’s right for me?

In healthcare, there are professional and service occupations, which all require varied training and education.

·         Administrative support – positions include billing and posting clerks, receptionists & medical secretaries. Administrative support is right for you if you have:

ü       An interest in the medical field

ü       A service oriented attitude

ü       A desire to work with people

ü       The ability to maintain patient confidentiality

ü       Organizational and time management skills

ü       The ability to multi-task, work independently or as part of a team

ü       Effectively handling different personalities

·         Medical service – positions include nursing aides, home health aides & dental/medical assistants.  A medical services career may be right for you if you have:

ü       An interest in the medical field

ü       The motivation to pursue specialized training

ü       A desire to work with people

ü       A service oriented attitude

ü       The ability to work one-on-one with patients or as part of a larger group

ü       The desire to work varied hours and in varied settings (especially true in home healthcare)

ü       Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Professional – positions include physicians, surgeons, nurses, social workers & physical therapists.  A professional services position could be a great match for you if you have:

ü       A bachelor’s degree or higher

ü       An interest in medicine, technology and research

ü       Interest in direct patient care

ü       A service oriented attitude

ü       A nurturing and patient disposition

ü       Flexibility for a change in settings, roles or schedules

ü       Excellent interpersonal skills

Where are the healthcare jobs?

Regionally, healthcare is propping up local job markets in the Northeast, Midwest, and South. Nationwide, there are about 545,000 establishments which help assemble the healthcare industry.

What’s more exciting is the healthcare industry overall ranks number ONE in the fastest growing service sectors in our workforce today!  Simply put, it’s a great time to be building your career here.

To learn more about the healthcare profession and where the top jobs are at, contact an Adecco Medical Science staffing professional for more expert insights!