A career in the healthcare & medical profession is often much more than a job. For many it’s a vocation, or a calling.
It takes a special type of person and a real commitment to what you are doing.
There are many, many different types of roles in the healthcare field from paramedic jobs to working in a pharmacy, hospital administration or nursing, but they all have one thing in common; all require a level of compassion and empathy that most other industries don’t.
Here are some of the categories you might think about:
- Aged Care
- Disabled Care
- Mental Health Care
- Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation
- Chiropractic & Osteopathic
- Medical Research
- Natural Therapies & Alternative Medicine
- Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Another significant thing about a career in healthcare, is that there are currently thousands of positions across Australia on SEEK that are looking to be filled by the right candidate. As an industry, it actually ranks very highly for job vacancies versus job applicants so there is no shortage of interesting and rewarding career options available.
As an industry, it actually ranks very highly for job vacancies versus job applicants so there is no shortage of interesting and rewarding career options available.
Have a look at the Healthcare Job opportunities currently running on SEEK:
Obviously, many of these roles require certain qualifications and/or experience, so if you have the necessary qualifications, your choice of career will be a much simpler one.
However, if you find a particular path that really interests you, but you do not have the right qualifications, don’t let that stop you. Maybe you could do a course of study that will get you qualified? It’s never too late to take a new career path if you are sufficiently motivated.
Either way, have a look at what’s available and see what opportunities leap out at you.
You may just find that your job prospects are in better health than they ever have been before.