Healthcare Careers

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Physician Assistant

Diagnose, examine, and treat and ensure quality care for patients while being supervised by a  medical doctor. They work in physician in offices, hospitals, urgent care,  and various other healthcare settings.

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Physical Therapist

Physical Therapists examine and diagnose all l ages expert in movement by increasing the quality of life through patient education and exercise—PTs assist those with  disabilities, injuries, or other health conditions that need treatment. People who want to prevent injury or become healthier can go to PT for their input and prescribed exercises. PT’s develop a treatment plan accordingly to manage or reduce pain, increase mobility, restore function, and prevent injury.

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Dentists examine, diagnose, and treat patients with problem areas ranging from teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. They handle a variety of dental needs. They work alone, have their own private practice, or work with a small staff.

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Pharmacists dispense prescribed medications to patients and offer assistance in the safe use of drugs and other prescribed medications. Pharmacists can work in a healthcare setting, hospitals, grocery store, general merchandise, or many pharmaceutical industries.

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Medical Research Scientist

Conduct research aimed at improving overall human health by studying and investigating disease and methods to prevent and treat them. Typical responsibilities include preparing and analyzing medical samples and data to investigate causes and treatments to chronic illnesses, pathogens, and toxicity. Medical research scientists also work to standardize drug potency, doses, and methods to allow for the industrial manufacture and distribution of drugs and medical equipment. Medical research assistants also write grant proposals and apply for funding from government and private funding sources.

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Clinical Coordinator

Clinical coordinators monitor and organize the daily activities of healthcare facilities. Many of  the duties involved with the clinical coordinator role will include administrative duties and patient care. The clinical coordinator may perform duties that include documenting patient visits, sterilizing medical instruments, designing budgets, and implementing procedures across the facilities. A clinical coordinator can work in a variety of settings that include but are not limited to hospitals, physicians' offices, research centers, and educational institutions.

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Pharmacologists are medical scientists working to develop new drugs. They specialize in testing medicine. They may perform research on new medications, study tissue and cell samples. Their work can lead to advanced clinical trials. They perform research to assign dosages, side effects, safety, benefits. There are different fields within pharmacology, such as toxicology. This is an area of science that focuses on advising companies on what they need to put on the label before distribution.

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Clinical Geneticist

Clinical geneticists are responsible for direct clinical laboratory testing for inherited and acquired genetic disorders. They hold ABMGG certification in clinical, biochemical genetics, laboratory genetics and genomics (LGG), or both.

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Clinical Laboratory Technician

Collecting samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.

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Medical Laboratory Technician

Collecting samples and preparing them for analysis using equipment in the lab to locate microorganisms. In addition, they analyze the chemical content of fluids and monitor tests and procedures.

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Clinical Trial Coordinator

Monitoring activities to ensure compliance with protocols and relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies. They record study activities like regulatory forms, case reports, and drug dispensation.

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Genetic Counselor

Help individuals or families understand their genetics risk for various inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and congenital disabilities. In addition, they provide information and support to other healthcare providers, individuals, and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions.

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Public health Coordinator

The Coordinator manages program implementation, budget tracking, and evaluation. The coordinator supervises Community Health Workers (CHW) and coordinates their education and outreach efforts.

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Physician (MD/DO)

Examine, diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries supporting health maintenance. Take medical histories, prescribe medications, and comprehend diagnostic tests. There are two types of physicians: D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) and M.D. (Medical Doctor). Same methods of treatment are used for both doctors, but D.O.s interpret holistically emphasizing the body’s musculoskeletal system and preventative medicine for patient care. 

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