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Running head: PROFESSIONAL CAREER ACTION PLAN 1Professional Career Action PlanLa’Tina S. IngelsHCS/449September 25, 2013Terresa Randolph
PROFESSIONAL CAREER ACTION PLAN2Professional Career Action PlanGenerating a professional and highly qualified career must include an action plan including accomplishing goals that are attainable. In order to do so there must be a plan that indicates the various steps to do so. This plan will state what shall be done from start to finish which is the success of the goal. “Action plans typically include an order of steps taken to reach a goal” (Ori, 2013). My professional career and action goal and plan is to become a health care administrator in a Geriatric facility. My action plan will display the various steps that will help assist me in reaching my career goal.My Career in the Health Care FieldAs I am near the end of the bachelor’s degree program, I know that it is very important toobtain all the necessary skills that are required in order to be a health care manger. I know that I must further my education and obtain all the necessary certifications that are required for geriatric care. In order to have employment in the facilities that provide geriatric care a licensed as a Nursing Home administrator must be obtained. This particular licensed educates in upper and lower management as well as all the necessary policy and laws. Providing care for the elderly can be very complex, this is due to the many different changes that person goes through including their age. Qualifications and Plans to Help Achieve My Professional GoalWorking as a health care administrator requires a person to have many skills. Nevertheless, some of the skills that I have for this particular job is being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN) and Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA). However, until I attain the necessary certifications that will allow me to advanced in this field I will accept a lesser position or even work as a paid intern which will help me advanced in my skills. According to "How Do I… FindHealth Care-Related Volunteer Opportunities?" (2013), “Volunteering in a health care-related
PROFESSIONAL CAREER ACTION PLAN3opportunity or organization will benefit you in addition to enhancing your medical school application. It’s a chance to see if you enjoy working in the health or medical field, network with