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A hospital is a complex work setting that includes a wide range of jobs.  These jobs include both clinical and non-clinical positions.  Clinical jobs either provide direct patient care or treat patients.  Non-clinical jobs do...

What is respite care? --Respite care is temporary care given to a child or adult in place of a caregiver.  A respite care worker steps in place of the caregiver and assists with providing care that...

Earlier this week we looked at what a home health aide is and the necessary skills that the position requires. Now we are going to take a look at some reasons to become a home health aide...

HIPAA was designed to protect the patient and the privacy of their health information.  However, HIPAA affects not only the patient but healthcare providers who are interacting with patients.  It is important if you are...

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  HIPAA is a law that was passed in 1996 offering protection for patient’s medical information.  It oversees who can view and receive your health information and...

The holiday season is filled with traditions, family, friends, gifts, food, shopping, traveling and so much more.  How much of your holiday season involves spreading holiday cheer?  Showing acts of kindness during the holiday is...

There are medical specialists for the heart, the skin, cancers, child health, the respiratory tract, the nervous system and much more.  Geriatrics is a medical specialty that focuses on the healthcare of those who are...

Why do we wash our hands?  It may seem to be common knowledge to wash your hands.  Most children are taught at a young age to “wash up before dinner”.  However, hand washing is more...

Earlier this week we explored what a certified nurse aide is, and what the necessary skills are.  Here is a closer look at the job requirements and job outlook of a certified nurse aide.  These...

Do you enjoy building strong relationships with others?  Are you an excellent listener, compassionate and dependable?  Are you looking for a job with a strong job outlook and/or an entry into the medical field?  If...

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