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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 Secretary

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Why It’s Great:
A career as a medical secretary is great if you have an interest in medicine but no desire to work on the clinical side. Medical secretaries schedule appointments, bill patients and insurance companies, and update medical records among many other things. There is an estimated need for 133,000 medical secretaries by 2016.

Where You Can Go:
Medical secretaries can easily specialize by breaking into medical records, coding/billing, or medical transcription. They may also become medical assistants.

What You Will Make:
$10 – $20/hr

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