Compassion Fatigue: The Dark Side of Healthcare

  Healthcare is a rapidly growing industry full of in demand and well paying jobs. Many people go into healthcare not only for the great job opportunities but also for the purpose of helping others. However, there is a downside to constantly having to show compassion and hide negative emotions. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare Read More …

Medical Scribe: An Essential Part of the Healthcare Team

When you think of healthcare jobs, nurses and doctors probably come to mind. You are probably also aware of physical therapists, occupational therapists and lab techs. But one job which may not be on your radar is medical scribe. Medical scribes are helping to ease the stress doctors face in dealing with endless paperwork, allowing Read More …

10 Careers that Make a Difference – And Pay Well

One important part of career satisfaction is the belief that one is making a real difference for others and a positive contribution to society. Although many individuals in the helping professions are poorly compensated, there are careers that make a difference and also offer good salaries. A few high-impact, well-paying careers to consider: Nurse Practitioner Read More …

Should You Become a Medical Doctor?

The path to an MD is a long and difficult journey. And once you receive your medical degree, the hard work is far from over. Many high school and college students express interest in the medical field, but often their reasons aren’t sound. If you’re thinking about becoming a physician, consider the following factors before Read More …

Double Your Job Prospects! Healthcare Career Options that Offer Job and Salary Growth

The healthcare industry has been booming for a while. It is one of the few areas that is always experiencing growth in one sub-field or another. So if you are looking for a career in healthcare, it’s important to keep up with the changing times. You have to research job and salary growth rates and Read More …

10 Great Career Options in Nursing

Nursing is an obvious choice for those seeking a high demand and secure career. But you may not be aware of all the interesting specialties within the nursing profession. Although nursing isn’t right for everyone, the field does offer plenty of options to suit a variety of interests. Take a look at ten career paths Read More …

Healthcare Trends: Interview with Dr. William Riley

Job security and continual growth have been attracting college students and career-changers to the healthcare field for decades. Due to cultural and technological, it’s crucial that job-seekers in the medical industry develop the skills needed to remain competitive. Dr. William Riley of Arizona State University’s School for the Science of Healthcare Delivery answered some questions Read More …

In Demand Jobs 2013: Occupational and Physical Therapists

Physical and occupational therapists have an important role: they’re responsible for helping patients recover from injury, heal their minds and bodies, and improve their quality of life. It takes a special kind of person to become a PT or OT. But if you’re able to make it through one these demanding college programs you’ll have Read More …