Discover YOUR Healthcare Career!

Reviewing job titles in healthcare is a good way to start thinking about all the choices you can enjoy in the medical field. The list below includes 25 specific jobs chosen because they are fast growing, high demand occupations in Yakima, Klickitat or Kittitas Counties. Of course, these are only some of the exciting jobs available in healthcare. See the box, right, for help with researching other titles.

The 25 jobs below are broken into four groups:

  • Patient practitioner occupations (like physical therapist)
  • Practitioner and patient support occupations (such as home health aide)
  • Administrative positions (like medical records technician)
  • Technical occupations (such as radiological technologist)

Click on any of the job titles to view a detailed profile that describes job tasks, salary, demand, educational requirements, and the kinds of organizations that hire workers in this field.

Patient practitioner occupations
Practitioner and patient support occupations
Administrative positions
Technical occupations, including pharmacy


Research Other Jobs
To learn about other jobs in healthcare or to further research the occupations listed here, visit O*Net, an interactive on-line system for researching occupations and the skills and tasks associated with them.

You will probably want to start in "Find Occupations." Another good resource is America’s Career InfoNet. Start in "Wages and Trends." You can get Washington State wage and demand information for specific jobs at WILMA (Washington’s Interactive Labor Market Access web site).



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