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Ten-Step Guide to a Career in Healthcare

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Step 10: Make it Through Your First Year

What happens after you get hired? How do you make a success of yourself?

The first year on the job is often the toughest for new healthcare graduates, especially those who work in hospitals. You’ll face your greatest professional challenges and a steep learning curve that no amount of time in the classroom can really prepare you for. You have to live it to become a pro.

By the end of the first year, you’ll have a much better feeling for the job and more confidence in your strengths. You’ll also know more about areas in which you might have weaknesses that you can address through more education, special workshops, or professional training.

But you will have made an incredible journey, from just thinking about getting into healthcare to actually living, working, and breathing your new career and all that the process of knowledge entitles you to enjoy – new friends, a decent salary, and a feeling of purpose and accomplishment. It’s your future, calling.

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    madalaine

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I enjoy dealing with people especially children.I join this program so i can learn more and expand my knowledge about health caew.Right now am working in U.A.E.Is there any possiblity that i can join the team, Thanks and regards.

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    jennifer_biotech

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Hi,I am jennifer,B.Sc Biotechnology(2007).I couldnt find out career.Give me sugestion what to do.Dont ask me to take M.Sc Biotech.I want to start my career in healthcare and to earn experience because i think experience is the best teacher where i can learn more what i read in book.Please guide me and do the needfull.I hope i will get reply from your team.
    Thank you

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    7754

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I love working with people. I worked in a hospital in Ill. I worked on the major menical floor for 1!/2 years and in ICU and CCU for 11/2 years. I would love to go on and continue in some type of nursing. I loved it. I also worked in recovery room after surgery and in the emergency room on and off. It was challeging.

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    sebanja

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    great to be part of a huge Global Care. it has not been easy but i try so hard to be as positive as i can get. just Colin Powell said "Perpetual Optimism is a Force Multiplier."

    sebanja

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    Borke

    about 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I am already a doctor in Nigeria, how can I get involved in your program.
    Borke

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    gina

    about 6 years ago

    2 comments

    HELLO! I AM VERY MUCH INTERESTED TO BE A PART OF HOME HEALTH CARE PROGRAM BECAUSE I LOVE WORKING WITH PATIENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. BUT THE PROBLEM IS I AM HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES AND I DO NOT KNOW IF YOUR PROGRAM COVER THIS AREA.

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    keekee22

    about 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I enjoyed the guide. I am a medical assistant, but i would like a career in home health care. I love working with patients. I would love to be a home healthcare aid, because i'll be able to take care of some one special, and give them my full attention and care.

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    vlrtillis946

    about 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Are you all currently located in the FortWorth area?

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    jawirt

    about 6 years ago

    26 comments

    Great guide. Easy to follow with good info.

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    demonteham

    about 6 years ago

    2 comments

    i am willing to go through each step to get me back on my feet as soon as possible.

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