Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other:

All healthcare practitioners and technical workers not listed separately.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $41,420.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 954
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 18.60 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Customer Service
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Give medications or immunizations
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Practice preventive procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Administer non-intravenous medications
Administer first aid
Attend to patient's personal care
Treat medical condition of patient
Position patients for treatment or examination
Administer intravenous medications
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Develop medical treatment plans
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Conduct medical tests
Solve clinical problems
Perform minor surgery
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Provide care to women during pregnancy and childbirth
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities
Deliver babies
Provide in home patient care
Administer medical injections
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Perform emergency medical procedures
Treat patients using alternative medical procedures
Develop treatment plans
Perform medical surgery
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Assist practitioners in examining, evaluating, or treating patients
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments
Apply bandages, dressings, or splints
Conduct medical x-rays
Apply traction to patients
Treat dental problems or diseases
Develop dietary-care plans
Develop patient therapy programs
Wrap extremities such as ankles, fingers, or wrists to support muscles or ligaments
Assist patients in performing breathing exercises
Standardize drug dosages
Treat psychological disorders and issues
Implement life support procedures
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Test patient heart or lung functioning
Administer rehabilitation interventions
Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health
Test patient vision
Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures
Implement nutritional practices and techniques
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies
Administer screening tests to determine abilities or treatment needs
Implement therapeutic programs to improve patient functioning
Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery
Provide assistance in administering rehabilitation
Adjust positions of patients on beds or tables

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Supervisory Skills
Clinical Experience
Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care
Prescription Writing
Papanicolaou (PAP) Smear
Breast Examination

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