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Medical Career Information

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Daily Environment

Shift-work may be required in certain environments like hospitals, while opportunities also exist for part-time work and flexible working. Working environments within the healthcare sector are wide-ranging, including hospitals, private hospitals, clinics, laboratories, pharmacies, day care centers and residential homes, as well as private practices. Private practices include (but are not limited to) dentists, opticians and physiotherapists.

Profile For A Career In Medicine

The skills required of workers in the healthcare sector vary enormously, depending on the particular position and the level of seniority. However, the following personal attributes are important across the majority of different functions:
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • A high level of personal initiative
  • A keen attention to detail
  • A genuine concern for the well-being of those in their care.

Entry Requirements / Training For Medical Careers

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The healthcare sector offers job opportunities at all levels. Very few roles do not require any formal education and training qualifications. Most require a degree and or intern training qualifications, in combination with a large amount of supervised practical experience. After a student has completed the required training, education and possible internship, the healthcare professional is than considered to be qualified in their field of expertise. The training undertaken depends on the particular function and could involve on-the-job learning, college courses, in-house training, or a combination of the above.

Career Development in Medicine

Healthcare workers within these organizations are encouraged to continually update their career knowledge, skills and training to qualify for the higher paying jobs, promotions and personal satisfaction in they're career. In many areas, healthcare workers seeking to progress their careers must continue their professional development, in order to remain at the forefront of their field.


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