Learn more about how you can benefit from joining a growing field.
Picking the right career field has never been more important. Employers are seeking qualified employees that are career-ready, which increases the competition for new graduates. Among those industries seeking qualified workers is healthcare, which is a growing industry according to industry reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Increasing employment opportunities
Within the healthcare field there is a demand for qualified employees in a variety of professions. Employment in healthcare careers is projected to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026, adding about 2.4 million healthcare jobs. A variety of factors have impacted healthcare, including a growing population of aging baby boomers needing medical care.
Flexibility in your schedule
People require medical care all throughout the day, year-round. Whether you choose to pursue an LPN, physical therapist assistant, medical assistant or a medical billing and coding career, work schedules can often be flexible. The type of facility you work in also gives you room to explore different hours and environments.
Ability to travel
Have dreams of relocating to a new state? There may be opportunities to relocate, as healthcare jobs are needed all over the United States and you can explore opportunities across the country.
Choose your curriculum and field Healthcare is broad when it comes to educational options, with opportunities for careers that do not require a four-year degree. If a shorter schooling period is what you prefer, there are plenty of programs to explore. Healthcare also gives you the option to specialize in a position that you are most interested in, such as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Physical Therapist Assistant, Medical Assistant and Medical Billing and Coding Specialist.
Having access to a variety of programs allows you to investigate job opportunities and education that aligns with your personality.
Lastly and most importantly, a healthcare career is rewarding and fulfilling. Very few other careers give you the opportunity to do as much good as the healthcare industry does. Healthcare workers spend every day making a difference in people’s lives. If you take joy in helping others, this may be the field for you.
Interested in exploring a career in healthcare? Our Admissions team is ready to help you! Visit Professional Skills Institute today, contact us online or give us a call at 800-216-5770 to schedule a visit to our campus.