Presentation on theme: "Career Pathways Health Science Career Cluster. Objectives Define a career pathway Identify the five health science career pathways Name four steps in."— Presentation transcript:
Career Pathways Health Science Career Cluster
Objectives Define a career pathway Identify the five health science career pathways Name four steps in deciding a career pathway
What are career pathways? Clusters of occupations or careers Grouped together based on commonalities Share similar interests and strengths
What do they include? Variety of occupations Require different levels of education and training Identify pathways from secondary school to 2- and 4- year colleges, graduate school, and the workplace
How can they help me? Choices at school Focus on an area of interest or a possible career path Part-time employment School-to-work Internship Cooperative Education
Health Science Career Pathway Diagnostic Services
Health Science Career Pathway Health Informatics
Health Informatics Specialties/Occupations Admitting Clerk Community Services Specialist Data Analyst Epidemiologist Health Educator Health Information Coder Healthcare Administrator Medical Biller Medical Cybrarian Patient Advocate Public Health Educator Reimbursement Specialist Risk Manager Transcriptionist Unit Coordinator SAMPLES
Health Science Career Pathway Biotechnology Research and Development
Biotechnology Research and Development Specialties/Occupations Biochemist Bioinformatics Scientist Biomedical Chemist Biostatistician Cell Biologist Clinical Trials Research Associate Geneticist Lab Technician Microbiologist Pharmaceutical Scientist Quality Assurance Technician Research Assistant Toxicologist SAMPLES
Health Science Career Pathway Support Services
Support Services Specialties/Occupations Biomedical / Clinical Engineer Biomedical / Clinical Technician Central Services Assistant Environmental Health and Safety Engineer Facilities Manager Food Services Manager Hospital Maintenance Engineer Industrial Hygienist Materials Management Specialist Transport Technician SAMPLES
Deciding a Career Pathway Identify your interests, abilities, and talents.
Deciding a Career Pathway Consider relationship to your interests, abilities, and talents.
Deciding a Career Pathway Which career pathway fits you best?
Deciding a Career Pathway Investigate and think about how each matches your interests, abilities, and talents.
Top 20 Career Fitness Tips Take a risk. Become certified. List your career values. Call one person to network. Take a class or teach a class. Attend a professional meeting. Read a career-related book or article. Set three achievable goals for the next year. Get your resume up to date. Volunteer in your community. Ask others to tell you your strengths and limitations. Ask yourself how you can improve your skills.
Top 20 Career Fitness Tips Actively participate in a professional organization–HOSA. Think about how you can better handle conflict. Take time out for your family and friends. Find a mentor; become a mentor. Improve your computer skills. List your top five skills. Check out career resources on the web. Learn a new skill.