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1. 1.To gain a basic understanding of the Support Services Pathway. 2.To discover career options available within the Support Services Pathway. 3.To explore.

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2 1.To gain a basic understanding of the Support Services Pathway. 2.To discover career options available within the Support Services Pathway. 3.To explore the working environment, education and skills needed and salary of careers available within the Support Services Pathway. 2

3 3 Careers are responsible for maintaining the environment of a health care setting Individuals may be responsible for: shipping and receiving medical supplies managing the food service functions of a hospital disinfecting and cleaning health care facilities

4 Career description: create, develop and evaluate biological and health systems and products determine the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of biomedical equipment install and/or repair biomedical equipment 4

5 Career description: inform hospital administrators on the planning, purchasing and use of medical equipment advise and help with use of instrumentation in clinical settings 5

6 Education/training required: bachelors degree or higher in medical engineering usually required Median salary: $73,930 6

7 Career description: help dietitians determine conditions of food service and nutritional programs assist dieticians in planning and producing meals following established guidelines educate or counsel individuals on food and nutrition 7

8 Career description: monitor patient food intake and report progress and any issues to dietician examine menus and recipes, regulate recipes and test new products 8

9 Education/training required: some college in a related field such as nutrition and food science preferred Median salary: $24,040 9

10 Career description: carry out laboratory and field tests observe the environment in hospital settings and investigate pollution sources gather samples to test and take corrective actions 10

11 Career description: document test data and prepare reports, summaries and charts interpreting test results handle and investigate hazardous conditions or spills, disease outbreaks or food poisoning 11

12 Education/training required: associates or bachelors degree in a related field Median salary: $38,090 12

13 Career description: control or take care of stationary engines, boilers and other mechanical equipment operate steam engines, generators, motors, turbines and steam boilers watch readings on gauges, meters and charts to ensure proper functioning 13

14 Career description: perform tests on boiler water quality and take corrective action if necessary repair equipment 14

15 Education/training required: high school diploma or associates degree required Median salary: $46,040 15

16 Career description: assist biological and medical scientists in laboratory settings control laboratory instruments and equipment watch experiments, make observations and calculate and document results 16

17 Career description: study organic substances such as blood, food and drugs guarantee laboratory compliance with set standards isolate, find and prepare specimens for examination 17

18 Education/training required: bachelors degree or higher in a related field may be required Median salary: $35,710 18

19 Career description: examine working environments to ensure safety regulations control, remove and prevent disease or injury from chemical, physical and biological agents or related factors 19

20 Career description: perform health and safety inspections and enforce laws and regulations postpone activities which pose a threat to workers' health and safety suggest ways to help protect workers 20

21 Career description: determine cause of accidents and how to prevent future accidents 21

22 Education/training required: bachelors degree or higher in a related field preferred Median salary: $58,030 22

23 23 1.Describe the Support Services Pathway and the careers available within the pathway. 2.What education and training requirements are needed for most careers in this pathway? 3.What are the working conditions for most careers in this pathway?

24 24 4. Describe the average earnings of some careers in this pathway and why they differ from other careers. 5. List three character traits you possess that would make you successful in a career in this pathway.

25 25 U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Washington, D.C.: Jist Works,

26 26 ©MMIX CEV Multimedia. Ltd. Production Coordinator Holly Mannan Graphics Designer Dusty Moore Production Manager Dusty Moore Executive Producers Gordon Davis Jeff Lansdell


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