Career Spectrum Scavenger Hunt Week 4 1 Career Spectrum Scavenger Hunt Week 4 Gertrude Payton HCS 212 2/2/2015 University of Phoenix Angela Haynes Harris
2 Career Spectrum Scavenger Hunt Week 4 Part 1 Find, and list, at least 10 different careers from various sectors in the health care industry. Describe the role of each career and explain what makes that profession different from the others. You can include, but are not limited to, factors such as education and experience requirements, services rendered or products offered, licensure, pay, involved with other health care sectors, and type of work duties. Career Description Differences Health Service Manager Medical and health services managers, or healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. [Hea14] Must have at least a bachelor’s degree before entering the field; however, master’s degrees, sometimes referred. The pay is about $82K yearly, $42.59 per hour . Work experience in less than 5 years in related field. On the job training is offered. The job outlook is 12% which is average. P rojected to grow 23 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Must be able to adapt to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology, work in offices in healthcare facilities, hospitals and nursing homes, and group medical practices. Sometimes manage an entire facility or a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians Nurse RN Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. [Hea14] Registered nurses usually take one of three education paths: a bachelor's degree in nursing, an associate’s degree in nursing, or a diploma from an approved nursing program. There are more advance degrees in Nursing. Registered nurses must also be licensed. Annual pay for registered nurses was $65,470 in May 2012. $31.48 per hour. Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. RN work in hospitals, physicians' offices, home healthcare services, and nursing care facilities. Others work in correctional facilities, schools, or serve in the military.
3 Pharmacist Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions. They also may provide advice on how to lead a healthy lifestyle, conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, and oversee the medications given to patients. [Hea14] Pharmacists must have a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), a 4-year professional degree. They also must be licensed, which requires passing two exams.
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