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Prospective Health Care Workers

The objective of this website is to give you the opportunity to gain insight into the various careers in health care and develop a road map to your future.

Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in Upstate New York. With our population living longer and needing more care, the health care field is one of the best places to get a job and will likely stay that way for many years to come.

Health careers offers you the ability to work with children, adults or the aging, or gadgets and matter what your interests, there is a job for you in health care! 

The opportunities are endless...

Careers in health care offer steady, reliable income.

The action never stops in health care. Patients need attention 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Therefore, many occupations offer flexible hours - making it easier to juggle family and career.

In addition to a steady income, most of the jobs in healthcare offer health insurance and other benefits.  Don't forget the benefit of working with other skilled workers!

Many health care jobs offer the opportunity to use the latest, state-of-the-art technology.

Because of our aging population and a projected need for additional health care employees for at least the next 20 years, health care jobs will continue to be among the most secure.

As the health care industry continues to grow, you could have an opportunity to grow and advance with it. There are so many different settings for health care - you may have the opportunity to work in several during the course of your career, from hospitals to clinics to community-health agencies.

Health care jobs offer the opportunity to help people stay healthy or get better.

Get Into It! Develop a roadmap to your future

  • Working in Healthcare - Health care is a growing industry...right now 1 in 10 jobs are in healthcare.  Learn more about this exciting career field.
  • Explore Health Careers - For each career you can learn about the skills, responsibilities, educational requirements, and schools in your area and the pay.

  • Job Descriptions - For each health care job title, learn about the skills, responsibilities, educational requirements, and schools in your area and the pay.

  • Career Planning - Map out the steps to planning your career and creating your road map to your future.

  • Education & Training- Almost all health care positions require a high school diploma, and most require additional education.  Research the requirements for the job of your interest.

  • Financial Aid - Paying for your education may seem like a challenge, it's important that you know where to look for financial aid.