Health Care Support Jobs: New Careers in the Health Sciences

By: Fae Cheska Esperas

Due to the fast-changing technologies in the health care industry, new career opportunities have been made available for those interested in pursuing jobs in the said field. Most of these involve technical and administrative support, and of course the heart to provide quality health care service. Why not check these jobs and see what's in for you? One of them might be your key to a successful career.

1. Medical Transcriptionists

One of the fastest-growing health care jobs at present, medical transcriptionists are responsible for keeping live updates on medical research and development. They put the words of medical experts into writing, which then become useful documents in different medical studies, as well as ongoing medical reviews and research.

2. Medical Equipment Technicians

These are people with a background in fixing medical equipment. They are becoming a dire need nowadays since new medical and laboratory machines have to be maintained to provide quality results.

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3. Medical Assistants

Normally assigned in the medical office, medical assistants are the ones who take care of administrative matters such as medical records, prescriptions and other paperwork. They also keep the patients calm and well-informed about their health condition. Medical assistants also conduct necessary preliminary procedures such as first aid and checking of vital signs.

4. Laboratory Assistants

Laboratory assistants on the other hand prepare laboratory equipment and specimen samples to be used for tests and other examinations. They are also in charge of keeping the laboratory safe and clean.

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