healthcare

How to Become a Veterinary Assistant

If you love animals and want a job where you get to care for them every day, you may want to consider a career as a veterinary assistant! Veterinary assistants …

How to Become a Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians (PCTs) are invaluable healthcare team members who provide primary care and comfort alongside doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers. PCTs perform a wide range of activities such …

How to Become an Optician

Opticians are professionals who provide eyewear according to customer needs, prescriptions, and specifications. They typically work in retail stores that sell eyeglass frames, though they also can be found in …

How to Become a Mobile Phlebotomist

If you enjoyed the Twilight series, do we have the job for you! Ok, so we’re kidding about the vampire aspect, but if you haven’t heard of a career as …

How Much Do Pharmacy Technicians Make?

Updated 6/28/2021 Becoming a pharmacy technician is a great career option for those who want a healthcare career but don’t want to work in direct patient care or in a …

3 Steps to Becoming a Healthcare Administrator | Salary & Programs

Updated 6/25/2021 By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Healthcare is one of the most in-demand fields out there right now. While there are tons of patient-care and bedside healthcare …

Top Careers You Can Get With a Health Informatics Degree

Health informatics, also known as healthcare information technology, is the communication technology for medical information in the healthcare industry. Before health informatics existed, medical professionals charted medical information on paper …

How to Become a Medical Transcriptionist

Medical transcriptionists - also known as healthcare documentation specialists - are the healthcare workers responsible for listening to recordings made by healthcare providers and converting them into text. Though medical …

How to Become an EKG Technician

The human heart contracts 100,000 times a day due to electrical impulses. EKG technicians are the healthcare professionals who detect this electrical activity as it moves through the heart. Measuring …

Everything You Need to Know About the Master of Health Science (MHS) Degree

Earning your master's degree in health science is becoming an increasingly popular educational route, and for a good reason. People are living longer than ever before, resulting in a larger …

How Much Do Phlebotomists Make?

By Sarah Jividen, RN, BSN If you’re looking for a rewarding healthcare career that has little schooling, you may be considering becoming a phlebotomist. Payscale reports that phlebotomists are highly …

How to Become a Radiology Technician

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, CBC Radiologic technology is a growing field with tremendous growth opportunities. U.S. News and World Report ranks radiology techs #13 in best health care support …

Top 5 In-Demand Allied Health Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

Are you contemplating a career in the medical field but don't have the time or money to invest in a 2 or 4-year college degree? If so, you have come …

How to Become a Medical Administrative Assistant

If you have excellent people and communication skills, are organized, and are interested in improving the healthcare experience for both patients and practitioners, a career as a medical administrative assistant …

How Much Does a Medical Biller and Coder Make?

If you’re looking for a healthcare career with a short runway from program to profession and plenty of advancement opportunities, look no further than medical billing and coding. There are …

Associate Degree in Healthcare Administration

If you have ever considered working in the medical field as an entry-level healthcare manager or administrator, now is a great time to advance your education. The Bureau of Labor …

How to Become a Home Health Aide

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Home health aides are trained professionals who assist clients with disabilities, cognitive impairments, injuries, or other health issues in the comfort of their …

How to Become a Social Worker

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC According to U.S. News & World Report, being a social worker ranks #12 in best social services jobs and #85 in 100 best …

20 Highest Paying Medical Jobs in 2021

If you are considering a career in the medical field but aren’t sure which route to take, one of the first things you're probably thinking is how much money can …

How to Become a Forensic Science Technician

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, CBC According to U.S. News and World Report, forensic science technicians rank #8 overall in best science jobs. In collaboration with other investigators, forensic science …

How to Become a Surgical Technologist

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, CBC Surgical technologists, commonly referred to as operating room technicians, surgical techs, or scrub techs, assist surgeons and the remainder of the healthcare team before, …

The Complete Guide to Healthcare Administration Degrees

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Healthcare administration is one of the fastest-growing professions in the healthcare field with ample opportunities for those with degrees. In fact, the Bureau …

What It’s Like to Be a Medical Biller or Coder

Are you considering a career in medical billing and coding and not quite sure what those jobs really entail? Nurse.org has partnered with Victoria Moll, of Contempo Coding, to show …

How to Know if a Master’s in Public Health Degree is Right for You

Considering getting into the field of public health? If you are passionate about improving the health of entire populations, have a penchant for research, policy and education, then earning your …

3 Ways to Go from a Medical Assistant to an RN

Becoming a medical assistant (MA) is a great entry point for a career in healthcare. It’s an effective way to learn about patient care and gain experience that can be …

How to Become a Physician Assistant (PA)

After the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the increasing aging population, and changes in medical technologies providing more complex treatment options the need for qualified medically trained healthcare providers …

How to Become a Respiratory Therapist

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Respiratory therapists (RT) are specially trained medical providers that assist medical doctors and registered nurses with the care of patients suffering from respiratory …

How to Become a Health Information Technician

Looking for a healthcare career that puts your organizational, analytical and technical skills to good use? Becoming a health information technician may be the perfect profession for you. Health information …

3 Steps to Becoming a Nursing Home Administrator

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, CBC Nursing home administrators (NHA) oversee the daily operations of long-term care facilities, also known as nursing homes. Handling both clinical and administrative tasks in …

How to Become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are healthcare heroes, relied upon and respected for their calm and competence in the face of crisis. This highly rewarding entry-level healthcare career often serves as …

How to Become an Epidemiologist

If you are a problem solver who loves research and is dedicated to improving the well-being of others, then a career as an epidemiologist may be right for you. Epidemiologists …

The Ultimate Guide to Radiology Careers

Considering a career in healthcare? Radiology, also referred to as medical imaging, offers the opportunity to choose from a wide range of modalities, all of which are integral to the …

The Ultimate List of Healthcare Careers

Looking for your next career? Look no further. The healthcare industry is highly in-demand and offers something for just about everyone. But with so many healthcare careers to choose from, …

Healthcare Administration Salary: How Much Can You Make?

As the field of healthcare only continues to grow, the need for healthcare administrators does too. Healthcare administration is an important role in the healthcare industry and many people are …

How to Become a Medical Assistant

If you’d like to join the medical field, and want to do it fast, becoming a medical assistant could be a great option for you! Medical assistants can make a …

8 Reasons Why Nurses Should Get an MBA

Nurses looking to further their education often assume that the only options are to become a nurse practitioner or CRNA, but a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree is another …

What Jobs Can You Get With a Healthcare Administration Degree?

If you’re interested in a career in healthcare administration, we have great news for you: You’ve got a lot of options to choose from! The field of healthcare administration is …

What is a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration Degree?

If you’re considering a career in healthcare but you’re not interested in working bedside, a career in health administration may be right for you. Working on the business side of …

How to Become a Pharmacy Technician

Looking for an essential health care career you can start right away? Becoming a pharmacy technician may be the choice for you! As a pharmacy tech you’ll work with licensed …

The Complete Guide to Medical Coding Certifications

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, CBC Medical coders are essential members of the healthcare team, without proper medical coding, hospitals and physicians would not be properly reimbursed by insurance companies …

Top 5 In-Demand Work-From-Home Healthcare Jobs

By Leona Werezak MN, BSN, RN One of the best-kept secrets in the healthcare industry is the number of work-from-home jobs available in healthcare administration right now. Many of these …

5 Steps to Becoming a Phlebotomist

If you’re looking for a hands-on career in healthcare and you want to start quickly, becoming a Phlebotomist may be the right choice for you. Phlebotomists are the medical professionals …

How to Get your First Medical Billing & Coding Job

After you've completed your medical billing and coding training, getting that first job can be challenging. After all, the industry is not only competitive, but it is increasing in popularity …

Top Entry-Level Healthcare Administration Jobs

Thinking of making a change to a more fulfilling, stable career? Look no further than a career in healthcare. With recent market reports from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics …

What is Medical Billing and Coding? Codes & Fundamentals

Medical billing and coding are behind-the-scenes operations that keep healthcare services running smoothly. This guide will explain the duties of each position, what the difference is between the two, and …

MBA vs MSN: How to Choose the Right Degree for You

As a nurse, you play a pivotal role in the health and wellbeing of every community that you touch, and no matter what level of education or experience you’ve attained …

Leaving the Restaurant Industry? Here's Why You Should Consider a Career in Healthcare

If you’re working in the restaurant industry right now, we don’t need to tell you that things are rough. According to CNN, 10,000 U.S. restaurants have shut down in the …

10 Highest Paying Healthcare Administration Jobs 2021

If you are considering a career in healthcare but aren’t sure that direct patient care is the route for you, a role in healthcare administration may be just what you’re …

The Ultimate Guide to Medical Billing & Coding Schools

One of the fastest healthcare careers to get into, and one of the most flexible, medical billing and coding is an extremely popular career choice. Fortunately, many colleges and universities …

The Ultimate Guide to Medical Assistant Programs 2021

Exploring your healthcare career options? Medical assistant programs can be an excellent way to spark a career in healthcare, especially for people that enjoy collaboration and helping patients. Or a …

How Much Does a Medical Assistant Make?

There are many people who seem made to work in healthcare. Some spend decades adding to their education and gaining experience to become specialist physicians, advanced practice nurses, or to …

How to Become a Healthcare Manager

Becoming a Healthcare Manager is a natural choice for those who are interested in the healthcare field from an administrative and business perspective rather than the clinical side. Learn more …

Medical Billing and Coding Careers Guide 2021

By: Chaunie Brusie Are you considering a career in the healthcare industry but not sure where to begin? Or maybe you’re interested in a career path that offers you the …

Top 10 Online Healthcare Administration Programs with High Graduation Rates

Healthcare administration is a rapidly growing field with tons of opportunities for advancement. One of the best ways to get into the field is with a degree in healthcare administration. …

How to Know if a Masters in Healthcare Administration (MHA) Degree is Right for You

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Healthcare administration is a fast-growing and ever-changing field with an excellent job outlook. Because of this, many people are interested in starting a …

Is an MBA in Healthcare Management Worth It?

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC An MBA in Healthcare Management, also referred to as an MBA in Healthcare Administration, is one of the hottest degrees in healthcare because …

This is Why Starting a Medical Billing and Coding Business Was The Best Decision For Me

For over 20 years, Barbara Young has worked in the medical billing and coding profession. She’s become a standout in the field by opening her own business, Barbara Young Medical …

From Intern to Hospital CEO - This is How I Made My Way Up The Corporate Healthcare Ladder

As more nurses decided to step away from the bedside and into managerial and administrative roles, the healthcare administrator (HCA) is a popular career path. HCAs plan, direct, and coordinate …

This Is Why I’m Working as a Medical Assistant While I Advance My Education

Taylor Brune @heartsinbloomhealth is many things. To start, perhaps above all else, she is passionate about healthcare. Brune, who recently survived COVID-19, suffers from chronic autoimmune deficiencies, which began from …

7 Fastest Ways To Start Your Healthcare Career Now

Healthcare is a field that's continually growing and always expanding. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is estimating a 14% growth rate in healthcare occupations by 2028. This means another …

This is How to Get Started in Medical Billing and Coding

Looking to make a career change? Making the decision to work in healthcare is a smart move. Healthcare offers you the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives, …

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