Written by Julia Churan
People go to work everyday in a variety of fields but never really feel like they are “making a difference.” An accountant may resolve a complicated tax issue or an IT professional writes a program to process online transactions, but at the end of the day they haven’t really touched a human being. Pursuing a career in healthcare, whether it is as a nursing aid or a physician, offers a daily opportunity to change people’s lives both physically and emotionally. The attitude and spirit a healthcare professional brings to their job can greatly impact the healing process and overall well-being of many lives.
An Abrazo ICU Clinical Coordinator talks about the difference a “friendly face” during bleak moments in the ICU can make to calming fears of the family. That caring attitude can be the difference between a patient progressing on the journey to recovery or not.
Everyday healthcare practitioners must put patients’ needs before their own whether treating in hospice settings, emergency care or rehabilitation. The Hellohumankindness Staff at Dignity Health offers 10 Ways to Spread Humankindness.
From nursing to trauma center coordinator, one Abrazo professional talks about her three decade journey developing and assisting young professionals through emergencies, family assistance and rewarding outcomes.
If 8 – 10 years of education seems daunting, maybe a 9-month certificate program or two year degree is the place to start your career in healthcare. See the options and what makes the most sense for you in pursuing your dream.
Sonoran Quest Laboratories wants to take the fear out of interviewing by providing tips to help you ace your interview. Many of these tips apply no matter what industry you are pursuing, but healthcare begins with being yourself.