Career Development for Health Professionals

Success in School & on the Job


  • Lee Haroun, MA, MBA, Former director of Maric College and Regional director of Education for Quest Education Corporation

From life management to job search skills, discover the first steps toward navigating your health care career! Packed with tips and suggestions, this practical guide teaches the skills needed to achieve success in school and beyond with an encouraging, up-beat tone. This text is designed to help you attain four important goals as a health care student:

1) Complete your educational program

2) Think like a health care professional

3) Find the right job

4) Attain long-term career success.

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Book information

  • Published: December 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3663-8

Table of Contents

1. Your Career Starts Now

2. Your Resume Starts Now

3. Developing Your Personal Skills

4. Strategies for Students with Special Situations

5. Developing Your Paper Skills I: Intake of Information

6. Developing Your Paper Skills II: Output of Information

7. Developing Your Practical Skills

8. Developing Your People Skills

9. Beginning the Job Search

10. Finalizing Your Employment Presentation Materials

11. The Interview

12. After the Interview

13. Success on the Job

14. Navigating Your Career


Appendix A. Professional Organizations for Health Care Occupations

Appendix B. Useful Spanish Phrases