Healthcare Support Workers, All Other:

All healthcare support workers not listed separately.

Also includes

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants , Endoscopy Technicians



About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $31,030.00
Average Time to Fill 44 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,773
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 15.05 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Customer Service
Professionalism
Work Ethic
Integrity
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Resource Allocation
Organization

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Provide in home patient care
Administer medical injections
Practice preventive procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Administer screening tests to determine abilities or treatment needs
Conduct medical tests
Conduct medical x-rays
Fit patients for prosthetic or assistive devices
Fit medical supportive devices
Adjust positions of patients on beds or tables
Wrap extremities such as ankles, fingers, or wrists to support muscles or ligaments
Treat medical condition of patient
Implement therapeutic programs to improve patient functioning
Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures
Perform emergency medical procedures
Develop patient therapy programs
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Assist patients in performing breathing exercises
Assist individuals with dressing, undressing, grooming, bathing, or other daily activities
Feed food to individuals
Assist practitioners in examining, evaluating, or treating patients

Handling and Moving Objects

Collect blood or tissue samples
Collect biological specimens
Set-up medical oxygen equipment
Set-up laboratory or field equipment
Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use
Prepare medical treatment room
Compound pharmaceutical or chemical substances in medical preparations
Construct medical supportive devices
Cultivate microorganisms for study, testing, or medical preparations
Set-up patient care equipment
Collect specimens from patients
Sterilize laboratory, medical, or veterinary equipment or instruments
Prepare bodies for interment
Store pharmaceutical supplies or prescriptions
Employ hair, cosmetic, or nail care instruments
Prepare sample for laboratory testing, analysis, or microscopy


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Contact
Technical Support
Bronchoscopy
Patient Positioning
Specimen Collection
Colonoscopy
Phlebotomy



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