Each different week starting Feb. 22, West Michigan Works will spotlight the 5 high-demand industries in our area — agribusiness, development, well being care, info expertise, and manufacturing.
This week, West Michigan Works and the West Michigan Well being Careers Council are shining a light-weight on careers within the well being care trade.
Do you know that just about 90,000 people work in well being care in West Michigan?
A number of the largest employers in our area are well being care methods, and so they want staff with all ranges of schooling and pursuits to efficiently defend our communities’ well being and well-being.
You don’t need to have a doctorate or perhaps a bachelor’s diploma to discover a profitable profession in well being care. An entry degree place can get your foot within the door, and thru a wide range of coaching alternatives, you’ll be able to advance professionally.
A job in well being care gives a pathway for profession development and success whereas making a distinction within the lives of sufferers and their households.
An important instance of methods to develop throughout the area is thru West Michigan Works Medical Assistant Registered Apprenticeship Program. The year-long program supplies individuals with classroom and hands-on, medical expertise.
Individuals obtain a paycheck for his or her medical coaching work and, with assist from West Michigan Works, can entry a wide range of funding sources to allow them to graduate with little to no out-of-pocket prices.
Purposes at the moment are being accepted for the following MARAP cohort. Study extra and apply on-line at marap.westmiworks.org.
Medical assistant is among the most high-demand jobs in West Michigan. Which means employers want to fill these positions now and that want will proceed to develop.
Many occasions, well being care methods pays for added coaching and schooling for his or her present workers, together with medical assistants. This permits staff to develop and transfer on to higher-level jobs, like registered nurse, and better pay.
If you happen to aren’t considering working in a medical setting, you’ll be able to nonetheless make a distinction in an administrative function like human assets, finance or info expertise. There’s something for everybody within the well being care area.
Study extra in regards to the well being care trade and the thrilling profession alternatives obtainable in West Michigan at westmiworks.org/industry-spotlights.