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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.

Certified Medical Assistant

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Why It’s Great
Medical assistants get to perform a wide variety of tasks, from checking in patients to taking vital signs and preparing patients for examinations. With exposure all the different elements of patient care, medical assistants can take their careers in virtually any direction. What’s even better – medical assistants are needed across the nation. There is an estimated need for 199,000 medical assistants by 2016.

Where You Can Go:
Medical assistants can go in almost any direction. Popular career choices are nursing, medical records, and medical transcription.

What You Will Make:
$9 – $18/hr

FUN QUIZ: Medical Assistant: Is It The Right Job For Me?

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