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Three of the Best Healthcare Jobs for Work/Life Balance

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How important is work/life balance? As it turns out, it’s not only good for a successful career. It’s also vital for preventing stress that can lead to burnout and depression, and can cause actual, physical harm to your body.

Unfortunately, for healthcare providers, the importance of the work you do can make it hard to switch out of work mode. But that’s precisely why finding a good work/life balance is so essential. It’s better for you and your family’s well-being, and it’s also good for the health of your patients.

With that in mind, here are three of the best jobs for balancing a successful career with a healthy personal life. But don’t be discouraged if you don’t see yours among them — nearly every healthcare career offers opportunities to find satisfaction outside of work, and you can find open positions for all of them at HealthCareerCenter.com.

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7 Can’t-Miss Signs that Healthcare is Your True Calling

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Some people are cut out for life in the medical industry, and some aren’t. Unfortunately, by the time many people realize they aren’t cut out for it, they’ve already spent a fortune on a pre-med education that they probably won’t ever use again.

So how can you be sure that a career in healthcare is the right career choice for you? An honest desire to care for others is a good start, but it’s not quite enough. It takes a combination of rare characteristics to be a success. Seven of them, to be precise.

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5 Healthcare Jobs that Require Only a 2-Year Degree

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Think you need to go to school for seven years to get a job in medicine? Think again.

With nothing more than a two-year associate’s degree, you can choose from many careers in a wide variety of medical fields. That includes everything from dental care to equipment maintenance.

There is just one catch: in some cases, you may need to earn additional licensing or certifications. But it still beats spending the better part of a decade earning a degree, not to mention the loan debt you can accrue in that time.

Here are five of the best career paths available to people with associate’s degrees.

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Searching for PA Jobs? Think Outside the Clinic

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Imagine being an extremely successful PA who never sets foot in a hospital. As it turns out, it’s not as crazy as it sounds.

According to American Academy of Physician Assistant’s PA Professional, there are thousands of jobs out there — many of which exist completely outside of the clinical setting — that place a high value on your unique blend of health care expertise and real-world experience.

Maybe your passion for research isn’t quite satisfied during day-to-day interactions with patients, or you just want to make better use of your talents. Whatever your reason, it may be time to consider finding PA work in a different field, such as:

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Highlights from Our Annual Job Search Insights Report

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At HealthCareerCenter.com, we’re committed to bringing you the information you need to find success not only in your job hunt, but in your career as a whole.

Part of that commitment includes surveying professionals from all over the health care landscape, discovering the most important insights they have to offer, and compiling them into a simple, easy-to-digest document. We call it the Health Care Job Search Insights Report, and the 2016 edition has officially arrived!

The complete report is full of real-world intel on how health care professionals conduct their job searches. Whether you’re a job seeker yourself or an HR professional looking for new ways to uncover the industry’s best talent, we think you’ll find the information inside extremely valuable.

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