Health Care Providers

Health Care Providers

by Sheila Buff
     
 

Workers in the allied health professions have a passion for helping people. Strong skills and compassion are essential to the job, but to really launch a career, it takes a thorough knowledge of the complex health care industry, a powerful professional attitude, and the ability to make the most of the many opportunities the field offers. Health Care Providers gives

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Overview

Workers in the allied health professions have a passion for helping people. Strong skills and compassion are essential to the job, but to really launch a career, it takes a thorough knowledge of the complex health care industry, a powerful professional attitude, and the ability to make the most of the many opportunities the field offers. Health Care Providers gives readers the inside track on all of this and more and helps them realize their potential in this dynamic industry.

Written from an insider's perspective, each Career Launcher book explains the ins and outs that professionals must know in order to succeed. With details on the history, practices, standards, jargon, and emerging trends of each industry, these handy guides are perfect for anyone looking to jumpstart his or her career. Each volume covers

A capsule history of the industry from its earliest roots to the present

A snapshot of employment, wages, and emerging trends, as well as key events, leaders, and other industry forces

A no-nonsense look at the industry's key jobs

Advice for establishing a positive, professional reputation; producing high-quality work; and planning your career path

An in-depth glossary of industry jargon

Directories of key publications, Web sites, schools, training programs, and other resources to help manage your career

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816079544
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Career Launcher Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

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