Health Care Opportunities service for the sick and injured, healing and care management is a noble profession. To cure and heal, to reduce pain and imparting a new lease of life to ill people elevates and ennobles the physician. By and large health care providers command a degree of respect denied to other professions.
Health care professionals run the gamut from shamans and healers to the present age specialist in different fields of medicine. At the top of the hierarchy is the professional doctors, physicians and the specialists. These professionals are qualified, trained and licensed practitioners of medicine.
They usually are the neurosurgeons, cardiologist, gynecologist, pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, and psychiatrists. The field of specialists includes more and you can always find a field that interests you.
To become a health care professional you need to enroll in a medical school after your basic under-graduate education. Most medical schools require the applicant to pass an entrance exam (MCAT, BMAT, and GAMSAT). In the U.S medical schools accept only post-graduate students.
Usually a 5-8 year of study is required to become a health care professional. Specialization requires another 1-2year of study. Once you are conferred a title of Doctor of Medicine you need to take a licensing exam to be able to practice.
Apart from the professionally trained doctors the field of health care opens up a humungous field for job opportunity in associated fields. Clinical lab technicians, technologists, dental assistants, dental hygienist, paramedics, occupational therapists, physical therapists, attendants, the list is endless and one can always find something interesting. These jobs require vocational training and complement the service of a doctor.
Agencies recruit Health Care professionals and other associated health care providers for home and international appointments. They also recruit by skill, location, county and often one can find placement as per your preferences.
The health care professional diagnoses an ailment and prescribes medication and a health care plan. Nurses, who come only second in importance to doctors, do the actual administration of the health care plan. They execute and implement a doctor's order and report to the doctor about a patient's progress.
They are the crutch on which the medical profession works. The nurses, who work in shifts covering 24 hours, take care of the everyday details of health care. A nurse will always be present by the patient's side long after the doctor has seen and prescribed a course of care.
Nurses also require to be trained and licensed to work. Nursing jobs can be obtained in federal government service, private health care facilities, travel nurses, and home nurses to work privately for people as also in mental health facilities.