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UNLOCK THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE WITH A CAREER IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY Mary Ward Work-Based Learning Coordinator Orleans-Niagara Career and Technical.

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2 UNLOCK THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE WITH A CAREER IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY Mary Ward Work-Based Learning Coordinator Orleans-Niagara Career and Technical Center

3 Why a career in Health Care may be the right choice for you ***************************  Health care is one of the largest industries in the country.  The health care industry is expanding quickly and is in need of qualified workers.  The industry is predicted to grow by 30%, adding nearly 3.5 million new jobs between 2002 and 2012.

4 Health Care Industry Family Tree  Health Care Products Health Care Products  Medical Devices Medical Devices  Medical Equipment & Supplies Medical Equipment & Supplies  Medical Products Distribution Medical Products Distribution  Health Care Services Health Care Services  Health Care Plans Health Care Plans  Home Health Care Home Health Care  Hospitals Hospitals  Long-Term Care Facilities Long-Term Care Facilities  Medical Laboratories & Research Medical Laboratories & Research  Medical Practice Management & Services Medical Practice Management & Services  Prescription Benefits Management Prescription Benefits Management  Specialized Health Care Services Specialized Health Care Services

5 Health Care Profession Skills  Ability to work under pressure.  Need to be in good physical condition to lift and carry.  Competent in giving and receiving verbal and written communications.  Have good problem solving skills  Must be clearheaded, promote confidence and calmness, and use good judgment.

6 Job Titles Part 1 Just to name a few  Ambulance Attendant  Biomedical Equipment Technician  Certified Nursing Assistant  Dental Assistant  Dental Laboratory Technician  Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)  Medical Laboratory Technician  Medical Secretary  Nurse, Licensed Practical

7 Job Titles Part 2  Optician  Orthodontic Technician  Orthotics Technician  Orthotist  Paramedic  Pharmacist Assistant  Pharmacy Technician  Podiatric Assistant  Prosthetics Technician  Surgical Technologist And many more!!!!

8 Finding the Key to success  Enroll in CTE Classes  Maintain good grades  Complete all graduation requirements  Create employment contacts  Know your D.A.T.A.  Market yourself and your abilities

9 Expected Income— Just to name a few  Dental Assistant $16.24/hr  Dental Hygienist $27.20/hr  Dental Lab Technician $15.40/hr  Emergency Medical Technician-- $40,000- $46,000  Surgical Technologist $26,000 and $36,740  Medical Secretary $23,940 +  Registered Nurse 48,090 +

10 Education is the Key 2 year colleges  Finger Lakes Community College (585) Nursing: Nancy Clarkson, ext FLCC offers nursing, EMT, health care, respiratory care, athletic training.  Genesee Community College (585) Nursing: Betty Lapp, (585) GCC offers nursing, health studies, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist assistant, and respiratory therapist.

11 Education is the Key--- continued  Monroe Community College (585) , Brighton campus. Nursing: Laurel Sanger, (585) Offers registered nurse, licensed practical nurse to registered nurse, certified nurse assistant, radiology technology, health studies, massage therapy, and health information technology-medical records.

12 Education is the Key 4 year colleges  State University College at Brockport (SUNY) (585) Nursing: Linda H. Snell SUNY Brockport offers degree programs in nursing and health science.  University of Rochester (UR) School of Nursing (585) Contact: Elaine Andolina.  Roberts Wesleyan College (585) Nursing: Susanne Mohnkern, (585) Roberts Wesleyan offers a nursing degree program.

13 Help People, Feel Good and Get Paid To Do It!  Local Employers  Medina Memorial Hospital  Lakeside Memorial Hospital  Strong Memorial Hospital  Highland Hospital

14 Other employers in Western New York  Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Bertrand Chaffee Hospital  Brooks Memorial Hospital Brooks Memorial Hospital  BryLin Hospitals BryLin Hospitals  Buffalo General Hospital Buffalo General Hospital  Catholic Health System of WNY Catholic Health System of WNY  Children's Hospital of Buffalo Children's Hospital of Buffalo  Cuba Memorial Hospital Cuba Memorial Hospital  Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Erie County Medical Center (ECMC)  Millard Fillmore Health Services Millard Fillmore Health Services  Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center  Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center  Olean General Hospital Olean General Hospital  Roswell Park Cancer Institute Roswell Park Cancer Institute  WCA Hospital WCA Hospital  Westfield Memorial Hospital Westfield Memorial Hospital

15 Could this be you someday????? Lock in your future with a great career choice in the HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY!!!!!!!!!


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