I know this is a very broad question and person-specific. I’m just hoping for some ideas maybe I haven’t thought of. I am 33 years old and just started a new career path. I have worked at a hospital as admin support, and I am thinking of going back to school. The problem is I have no clue what for. I do want to build my career with this hospital, and I know I don’t want to go a nurse route. Any other career ideas I could go for within a hospital setting that is unique or not so common? I really want to maybe step outside of the normal opportunities people hear of thank you. anonymous, please
There’s pharmacy, respiratory therapy, environmental services, infectious disease, phlebotomy, etc. I work as an inpatient pharmacy tech III at a hospital. I compound IV medications most of the time.
Financial or records
Is it a teaching hospital? A fellowship coordinator is a great career. Lots of training, networking, you can earn a credential in the field (C-TAGME).
Admissions. Access Rep. Visitor ambassador. Patient care tech
Most hospital jobs don’t have a good schedule. Consider the hours you need before deciding. Most are 12 hour shifts including weekends and holidays.
Health science degree
im going to start a program called sterile processing tech… they mostly work in hospitals
Good luck what ever You do.
My hubs works at a hospital doing IT work
BS and below: Xray, ultrasound, other DI, PACS, IT/IS, EHR Admin, Data Scientist/Analyst, Quality, respiratory therapy, lab tech (including pathology, histology, microbiology, etc), healthcare management, EKG tech, monitor tech, accounting, project management, CPR Ed, Nutritionist, risk management, patient advocacy…
Physical or occupational therapy, u can work in many settings. Lab tech, xrsy, opn window of careers
I am i food service supervisor at a hospital. I also do Diet Aide and had a term as the diet clerk. I enjoy the department. Depends how much schooling you want to do. You could look into physio assistant, recreation worker (more so in long term care homes) or ward clerk. look in your local hospitals job listings and just see if you find something sparks your attention.
Medical Laboratory Scientist!!! That’s what I am and we always need need people in the lab!!
Lab work or X-ray tech
Radiology has treated me well
Social work. You probably need a Master degree. It is also helpful to be bilingual. SF bay area hospitals pay $35 to 50 per hour for social worker.
Technology jobs: taking X-rays, giving CAT scans, taking blood, etc. Get a certificate at school.