UNLOCK THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE WITH A CAREER IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY Mary Ward Work-Based Learning Coordinator Orleans-Niagara Career and Technical Center
Why a career in Health Care may be the right choice for you*************************** • Health care is one of the largest industries in the country. • The health care industry is expanding quickly and is in need of qualified workers. • The industry is predicted to grow by 30%, adding nearly 3.5 million new jobs between 2002 and 2012.
Health Care Industry Family Tree • Health Care Products • Medical Devices • Medical Equipment & Supplies • Medical Products Distribution • Health Care Services • Health Care Plans • Home Health Care • Hospitals • Long-Term Care Facilities • Medical Laboratories & Research • Medical Practice Management & Services • Prescription Benefits Management • Specialized Health Care Services
Health Care Profession Skills • Ability to work under pressure. • Need to be in good physical condition to lift and carry. • Competent in giving and receiving verbal and written communications. • Have good problem solving skills • Must be clearheaded, promote confidence and calmness, and use good judgment.
Job Titles---------Part 1Just to name a few • Ambulance Attendant • Biomedical Equipment Technician • Certified Nursing Assistant • Dental Assistant • Dental Laboratory Technician • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) • Medical Laboratory Technician • Medical Secretary • Nurse, Licensed Practical
Job Titles ---------Part 2 • Optician • Orthodontic Technician • Orthotics Technician • Orthotist • Paramedic • Pharmacist Assistant • Pharmacy Technician • Podiatric Assistant • Prosthetics Technician • Surgical Technologist And many more!!!!
Finding the Key to success • Enroll in CTE Classes • Maintain good grades • Complete all graduation requirements • Create employment contacts • Know your D.A.T.A. • Market yourself and your abilities
Expected Income—Just to name a few • Dental Assistant $16.24/hr • Dental Hygienist $27.20/hr • Dental Lab Technician $15.40/hr • Emergency Medical Technician-- $40,000-$46,000 • Surgical Technologist $26,000 and $36,740 • Medical Secretary $23,940 + • Registered Nurse 48,090 +
Education is the Key 2 year colleges • Finger Lakes Community Collegewww.fingerlakes.edu(585) 394-3500. Nursing: Nancy Clarkson, ext. 7344.FLCC offers nursing, EMT, health care, respiratory care, athletic training. • Genesee Community Collegewww.sunygenesee.cc.ny.us(585) 346-5070. Nursing: Betty Lapp, (585) 343-0055.GCC offers nursing, health studies, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist assistant, and respiratory therapist.
Education is the Key---continued • Monroe Community Collegewww.monroecc.edu(585) 292-2000, Brighton campus. Nursing: Laurel Sanger, (585) 292-2453. Offers registered nurse, licensed practical nurse to registered nurse, certified nurse assistant, radiology technology, health studies, massage therapy, and health information technology-medical records.
Education is the Key4 year colleges • State University College at Brockport (SUNY)www.brockport.edu(585) 395-5323 Nursing: Linda H. SnellSUNY Brockport offers degree programs in nursing and health science. • University of Rochester (UR) School of Nursingwww.urmc.rochester.edu/SON(585) 275-2375. Contact: Elaine Andolina. • Roberts Wesleyan Collegewww.roberts.edu(585) 594-6000. Nursing: Susanne Mohnkern, (585) 594-6330.Roberts Wesleyan offers a nursing degree program.
Help People, Feel Good and Get Paid To Do It! • Local Employers • Medina Memorial Hospital • Lakeside Memorial Hospital • Strong Memorial Hospital • Highland Hospital
Other employers in Western New York • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital • Brooks Memorial Hospital • BryLin Hospitals • Buffalo General Hospital • Catholic Health System of WNY • Children's Hospital of Buffalo • Cuba Memorial Hospital • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) • Millard Fillmore Health Services • Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center • Olean General Hospital • Roswell Park Cancer Institute • WCA Hospital • Westfield Memorial Hospital
Could this be you someday????? Lock in your future with a great career choice in the HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY!!!!!!!!!