A quick search through local news provides many examples of the relevance of the health care industry in our everyday lives. Last week the residents of Round Rock, TX came together to attempt to set a world record for most people in the state certified in CPR. Likewise local UT scientists recently published a study in the journal “eLife,” detailing new findings about the size and capacity of human memory. Another example of health care’s value is how Seton and the Dell Children’s Medical Center have implemented a one stop medical clinic pilot program for children with special needs and multiple medical problems. This clinic aims to relieve stress from parents who have to take their children to different specialists around the city. These are all examples of how citizens and professionals in health care and health care support are consistently thinking of the next breakthrough- of how to help people more efficiently and effectively. This industry is rapidly becoming one of the most significant industries for job seekers.
If you have a passion for an innovative and ever improving industry, healthcare could be for you. U.S. News recently published an article summarizing the best jobs of 2016; the majority of the jobs on their top 100 list are health care related. Similarly Glassdoor, a job search and salary comparison site, included health care careers on its list of best jobs in America for 2016. Demand for such professionals is at an all time high and it is neither too early, nor too late, to become involved. The Gateway Certified Nurse Aide program through Skillpoint Alliance can be a crucial first stepping stone toward a rewarding career. This course offers training to achieve a basic healthcare skill set. Past graduates have not only successfully gained employment in this field, but have advanced their career to specialized positions. If you’re interested in Skillpoint’s Certified Nurse Aide program, you can find out more and apply here.