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Main Connect News Healthcare Careers Aren't Just for Nurses and Doctors

Healthcare Careers Aren't Just for Nurses and Doctors

Friday, May 25, 2012

The field of healthcare offers numerous career paths. In fact, the industry is made up a range of professionals, including medical office assistants, pharmacy assistants and addictions and community service workers. With some investigation, those interested in a healthcare career will see that the field is much more than just doctors and nurses.

Medical office assistants play an important role in the healthcare system. While they handle administrative tasks and work with people on a daily basis, they may also be required to complete basic medical procedures. These professionals need to be highly organized, as well as personable and friendly.

Most healthcare professionals deal directly with patients and coworkers, so strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Positions such as pharmacy assistants require specific medical knowledge and skills training. Those training for this career should be will be required to do reading, hands-on practice and studying in order to enter this field.

At Vancouver Career College, students a variety of healthcare training programs, including Medical Office Assistant, Addictions and Community Services Worker and Pharmacy Assistant. For more information about a healthcare program, fill out the form on the right.

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