Mid-Level Careers in Healthcare
Dental assistants help with many health care tasks in a dental office from taking dental x-rays to scheduling appointments.
Dental hygienists work in dentists' offices and use techniques, skills, and concepts of dental care to clean patients' teeth and give instruction in proper dental hygiene.
Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency medical technicians, or EMTs, are medical personnel who respond to emergencies and stabilize patients before they are taken to a hospital.
Health Information Technologist
Health Information Technology professionals process and maintain medical records of a hospital or clinic.
Licensed Practical Nurse
A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works closely with and is supervised by a head nurse to care for patients and tend to their general comfort and well-being.
Medical Administrative Assistant
Medical administrative assistants perform clerical work in doctors' and hospital offices.
Medical assistants perform clinical as well as administrative procedures and work in doctors’ offices, hospitals, and extended care facilities.
Medical Insurance Biller
A Medical Insurance Biller is in charge of calculating and collecting payments for medical procedures and services; and includes updating patient data, developing payment plans, and preparing invoices.
Personal trainers/fitness managers help clients in areas such as weight loss, muscle building, and increasing their fitness levels.
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physical therapy assistants work under the supervision of physical therapists at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, fitness centers, and patients' homes.
Physician Professional Coder
A physician professional coder assigns the correct universal medical alphanumeric code to describe the type of service a patient will receive in a hospital or healthcare facility.
Specialty Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and dispensing prescription medications.