Career Development for Health Professionals  - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781437706734, 9781455705306

Career Development for Health Professionals

3rd Edition

Success in School & on the Job

Authors: Lee Haroun
eBook ISBN: 9781455705306
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th December 2009
Page Count: 416

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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.

Key Features

  • Self-paced format allows you to work through the text independently

  • Small units with self assessment facilitates a self-paced approach and makes the content less intimidating
  • Illustrations, photos, and cartoons provide visual aid to catch and keep your attention

  • Key terms and objectives provides goals and a basis of knowledge before reading the chapter
  • Focus on resume building emphasizes how to build a successful resume from the first day of your education
  • On The Job boxes and Prescription for Success exercises reinforce how the skills presented relate to your career in health care
  • Expanded useful Spanish phrases offers a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in the workplace

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


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About the Author

Lee Haroun

Affiliations and Expertise

Former director of Maric College and Regional director of Education for Quest Education Corporation