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The Best Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs

The Best Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs

Georgia Price / AllHealthcare

Everyone has to start somewhere, but it can be confusing to know which positions are best when it comes to breaking into a new occupation. If you are in school, you’ll want a job that can help you pay your rent and gain experience, and if you’re done with school, you’ll want a career that will let you move up in the healthcare world. While there is a plethora of healthcare jobs to be found, many require a least a year or two of experience. But don’t worry – we’ve done the searching for you and have put together a list of the best entry-level jobs in healthcare. No matter where you want to go with your health career, these jobs can get you there.

Medical Transcriptionist

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Why It’s Great:
Medical transcriptionists aid other healthcare professionals by transcribing medical reports such as ER visits, operations, and chart reviews. They obtain detailed knowledge of medical practices and are an important part of any hospital or clinic. What’s more, medical transcriptionists are in demand. There is a projected need for 26,000 medical trascriptionists by 2016.

Where You Can Go:
Medical transcriptionists can parlay their experience into careers as medical secretaries, medical assistants, or health information technologists.

What You Will Make:
$10 – $20/hr

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