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Resources: Healthcare Industry Profile

Description of Role

The Healthcare sector is comprised of a vast array of roles. Employees within the healthcare industry make up a variety of direct care and support staff whose primary responsibilities include diagnosing, treating, and caring for others’ injuries or illnesses, caregiving, rehabilitation, providing physical or emotional support, and more.

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Positions and Job Growth Outlook

  • Internists and Nurse Practitioners Much faster than average (15% or higher)
  • Clinical Director / Manager Much faster than average (15% or higher)
  • Caregiver / Home Health Aide Much faster than average (15% or higher)
  • Vet Assistant Much faster than average (15% or higher)
  • Medical Assistant Much faster than average (15% or higher)

(source: www.onetonline.org, www.BLS.com)

Skills in Demand

  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Deductive reasoning
  • Oral comprehension and expression
  • Ability to work collaboratively, in cooperation with others
  • A team player
  • Integrity
  • Able to develop interpersonal relationships
  • Stress tolerance
  • Ability to maintain composure in difficult situations

Tests Recommended

  • Attention to Detail Test
  • Work Behaviors Assessment
  • Leadership Behaviors Assessment (Clinical Director & Manager)
  • Leadership Ability Test (Clinical Director & Manager)
  • Logic and Critical Thinking Testing
  • Work Ability Test
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning Test

What We Learn About Candidates from These Tests

  • Uncover their aptitude for critical thinking, attention to detail and deductive reasoning
  • Their aptitude for a service-oriented or caregiving position and insight about their soft skills
  • Their likelihood of success on the job
  • Determine their personality and work style to ensure a proper culture fit within your company