Jobs You Can Apply for in the Health Care Sector 

The healthcare sector has a high demand for workers as this is the type of industry that has to function 24/7. Especially now that the COVID-19 pandemic has death tolls rising, the health care sector is in need of manpower from all departments.  

 

From hospital to clinics, healthcare professionals have been working round the clock to prevent the spread and cure COVID-19 patients. This sudden increase of demand resulted to a demand to manpower as well. The healthcare sector is not only looking for professionals that had done a 6 month LPN Programdoctors, and registered nurses, they are also looking for people who will be doing the paper works. Hence, if you are looking for a job, you might want to grab this opportunity and apply for the following job vacancies in the healthcare sector: 

 

Administrative Associate 

Hospitals have a back-office section or department; wherein non-nursing and non-medical related work will be handled. Since hospitals are now doubling their work hours, so as the back-office task, hence more and more administrative staffs will be needed to handle basic administrative work. Compared to being on the frontline, this is an 9 to 5 job which can be very convenient. 

 

Billing Associate 

With patients coming in, nurses and doctors will be busy taking care of them. Of course, someone has to take care of each patient’s running bill. 90% of the time, patients can no longer tend to their bill which is why billing associates are needed to help and guide them to handle their daily financial responsibility. This job entails reminding the patients of the current bill, helping them with their insurance, and all billing related queries and process.  

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 

Registered nurses will be needing extra assistance as the usual emergencies will be always at bay and filling the ER. Admissions of non-COVID related illness are still filling the hospital beds. LPN’s can be an addition to the workforce as they can cover the taking of vitals, hour checking if the patient has any complaints, administering medications, and general patient care.  

 

Mental Health Counsellor 

COVID-19 can be overwhelming and as much as it takes a toll to the patient physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially so as the family members. Patient’s with COVID-19 are not allowed to have visitors as the virus is highly communicable, hence family members can only check with the nurses and trips to the hospital can eventually take a toll on their mental stability. Counsellors, are needed to console not just COVID stricken patients but also the family members having a hard time dealing with death, sickness, and financial problems.  

 

Document Encoder 

This maybe a mechanical and very routine job but, the healthcare sector is in need of encoders. Hospitals and other healthcare facilities hold a lot of patient data that needs to be encoded for patient history record and for insurance related information. Hence, document encoders are in demand. The basics of this job is very simple, keying in patient information detail which is highly confidential which means you must be very careful and abide with data privacy policies.