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In demand healthcare professions

Healthcare professions can offer a very worthwhile and rewarding career. The industry spans a huge variety of job types, and different positions require different levels of skills and qualifications. These are some of the most in-demand heath jobs at present...

Physicians

Physicians and medical doctors are among the most sought-after professionals in the healthcare sector. These jobs require extensive education and training after college. Many become general practitioners once they get their qualifications. Others go on to specialise in particular medical practices, for example surgery or psychiatry. These jobs are among the most highly paid in the healthcare sector, with salaries of up to £150,000 annually.

Nurses

Nurses play a very important role in the healthcare system. They are the primary point of contact between patient and the medical system. They are responsible for a number of duties, including monitoring and treating patients and providing post-surgery care to patients. Again, nurses can specialise in certain areas, such as surgical nurses and dental nurses.

Occupational therapist

An occupational therapist works with patients to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied life. They help clients to attain the same level of independence they had before they became ill. They help people of all ages to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and work environments.

Medical secretary

A medical secretary performs secretarial duties in clinics and supports doctors and other medical personnel. Responsibilities include answering phone calls and emails, typing medical notes, managing schedules and other reports and scheduling appointments for patients.

 

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