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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.

Home Health Aide

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Why It’s Great:
Many healthcare professionals begin their careers as home health aides because of the flexible hours, proliferation of available job openings, and ability to get hands-on work experience. Most states don’t require home health aides to be certified which means on-the-job training is often provided. Home health aides are in-demand. There is a projected need for 519,000 home health aides by 2016.

Where You Can Go:
Home health aides typically transition into other support careers like nurses, medical assistants, and

What You Will Make:
$6 – $12/hr

FUN QUIZ: Home Health Aide: Should I Give it a Try?

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