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My career cluster is Health Science.

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Saima Zaman

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Transcript of My career cluster is Health Science.

My top career cluster is health science.

My Future Careers

Second Career: Pediatrician
Third Career:
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
(Backup Career)
Description:
Description:
Description:
First Career:
Pharmacist
Annual Yearly Wage: $111,570
Pharmacist
Pediatrician
Annual Yearly Wage: $154,650
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Annual Yearly Wage: $32,350
Pharmacists dispense prescription medication to patients.
They work in pharmacies, which often are found in grocery and drug stores. There are also pharmacies in hospitals and clinics.
Pediatricians diagnose, treat, and help prevent children's disease and injuries. They work in private offices or clinics, helped by a small staff of nurses and administrative workers.
Medical records and health information technicians help organize health information data and maintain patient history. Most technicians work in hospitals or doctors' offices.
Education and Knowledge:
Require a master's degree and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. It's good to have knowledge in economics, administration and management, computers and electronics, and math and chemistry.
Good skills to have:
Reading comprehension, active listening, writing, speaking, science, and critical thinking.
Job Outlook:
Employment of pharmacists is expected to increase by 25% from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.
Tasks:
Review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability.
Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, dosage, side effects, and proper medication storage.
Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system profiles, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, and registries of poisons, narcotics, and controlled drugs
Provide specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking, and high blood pressure.
Prepare sterile solutions and infusions for use in surgical procedures, emergency rooms, or patient's homes.
Annual Wage Comparison
Good Skills to Have:
Reading comprehension, active listening, writing, monitoring, and judgement and decision making are good skills to have.
Job Outlook:
Employment is expected to grow by 24% from 2010 to 2020.
Education and Knowledge:
Require graduate school and may require a master's degree, and some require Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. You may need some training and work experience. It's good to have knowledge in administration and management, personnel and human resources, psychology, and public safety and security.
Tasks:
Examine patients or order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical condition and determine diagnosis.
• Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development.
• Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in infants and children.
• Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.
• Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians.
• Plan and execute medical care programs to aid in the mental and physical growth and development of children and adolescents.
Job Outlook:
Employment of medical records and health information technicians is expected to increase by 21% from 2010 to 2020. An aging population will need more medical tests, treatments, and private/public insurance.
Education and Knowledge:
Usually require a high school diploma. Training and experience is also helpful. It's good to have knowledge in computer and electronics, English language, clerical, and law and government.
Tasks:
• Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained
• Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
• Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts
• Enter data, such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer.
• Plan, develop, maintain and operate a variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store and analyze information.
• Prepare statistical reports, narrative reports and graphic presentations of information such as tumor registry data for use by hospital staff, researchers, or other users.
Interests:

Investigative
- Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.


Social
- Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
• Conventional

- Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

Interests:
• Investigative

- Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

Social

- Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

Interests:

Enterprising
- Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

Conventional
- Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

Careers in the Health Science cluster deal with planning, managing and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
Related Careers:
• Anesthesiologists
• Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
• Nuclear Medicine Technologists
• Physician Assistants
• Podiatrists
• Respiratory Therapists

Related Careers:
• Physician Assistants
• Podiatrists
• Registered Nurses
• Surgeons
• Veterinarians

Related Careers:
• Correspondence Clerks
• Insurance Claims Clerks
• Insurance Policy Processing Clerks
• Office Clerks, General
• Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
• Pharmacy Technicians
• Procurement Clerks

Annual Wage
Job
Wage
Citations and Sources:
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
http://www.onetonline.org/
http://mappingyourfuture.org/planyourcareer/careership/index.cfm
http://www.careeronestop.org/Videos/CareerandClusterVideos/career-and-cluster-videos.aspx
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