Last year was a challenge for everyone – us included. We’ve all been forced to take a step back from our lives as we knew them and face a new set of challenges. Between those challenges has been an abundance of self-reflection. Where am I in relation to my goals? What have I learned from 2020? Where do I want to be by the end of 2021? All difficult, yet healthy, questions to ask ourselves.
If you’re thinking about becoming a Medical Assistant, you couldn’t have picked a better time. Not because of the pandemic, but because experts say job opportunities for Medical Assistants will dramatically outpace job growth in most other sectors for the rest of the decade.
Federal analysts say employment opportunities for Radiologic Technologists are going to grow nearly twice as fast as other occupations during the next 10 years — and that will mean thousands of opportunities for people with the right education.
The job outlook for Radiologic Technologist is good. There are more than a quarter-million jobs in radiography today and forecasters predict many thousands more during the coming decade.
Dental Assistants are respected members of a dental office team. They share responsibility for ensuring patient and coworker safety. That’s always true, but especially now during a pandemic. As offices begin to reopen, dentists and their patients will rely on dental assistants to adhere to new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control to prevent infection with COVID-19.
Prospects are good for qualified Dental Assistants entering the job market. And federal researchers say the career outlook for dental assistants will stay bright for years to come. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies job growth for this role as “much faster than average” compared to other types of work.
The learning never stops for healthcare professionals. Whether it’s perfecting a new skill on the job or taking classes to meet continuing education requirements, healthcare workers are always expanding their knowledge.
That’s always true, but never more so than now.
It’s National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12 – and it comes amid an outpouring of goodwill and appreciation toward the nation’s frontline healthcare providers.
We’re fortunate, in some regard. With the experience that we now have, can you imagine going through a global pandemic without the digital infrastructure that we have today?