The US healthcare industry is growing rapidly and, as a result, there are more opportunities than ever for professionals of all ages and backgrounds to start a new career in the field of medicine.
Here are a few important facts that explain this growth:
And here is the opportunity that this growth presents for those thinking about a new career:
Job opportunities in the NY area
Here are some of the many Allied Health professions that do not require years of training and that have hundreds, in some cases thousands, of job openings in the NY area alone.
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What are the education requirements in order to qualify for one of these jobs?
While every employer will have their own criteria for the type of individual that they are looking to hire, all employers look for allied health professionals who have been certified by a nationally recognized association, such as the NHA (National Healthcareer Association).
In order to obtain your certification, you need to complete a rigorous, but efficient, course for your chosen career offered by a NY licensed healthcare career school. Upon completion, you will be qualified to sit for the appropriate NHA certification exam. Some of the courses can be completed in just a few weeks, while others require a few months.
Once I finish my education, how much experience do I need in order to find a job?
While every employer is different, every Allied Health profession that we’ve mentioned in this article considers an entry level role. As you think about the process of looking for your first job, this is actually an important advantage as you can start your career faster without worrying about having years of relevant experience under your belt.
How do I choose the best health career school?
As with anything important in life, some research and preparation are required.
You should look for a NY state licensed school that is qualified to train you for Allied Health professions. Beyond the obvious factors such as price, the amount of time needed to complete the course, and having convenient and flexible scheduling options (i.e., day, evening, weekday,and weekend classes), you need to enquire about the following:
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