Pursue a career in Healthcare

Always dreamed of pursuing a career in medicine? Then now is a great time to enter the growing healthcare sector.

Get Into the Growing Healthcare Sector

In the next seven years, Florida will have more than 50,000 job openings for nurses and nurses assistants. Other hot jobs in the healthcare sectors include medical assistants, medical secretaries and health services managers.

Job Profile: Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers produce high-tech images of a patient's internal organs to help doctors diagnose disease.

Tasks include:

  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape, and composition of blood, organs, tissues, or bodily masses, such as fluid accumulations.
  • Select appropriate equipment settings and adjust patient positions to obtain the best sites and angles.
  • Decide which images to include, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas.
  • Maintain records that include patient information, sonographs and interpretations, files of correspondence, publications and regulations, or quality assurance records, such as pathology, biopsy, or post-operative reports.
Average Salary Range (Nationally) $46,930 - $93,850
Education Requirements Associate's Degree
Number of Jobs (2014) 60,700
Projected Job Openings (2014-2024) 27,500

Source: KuderĀ® Systems