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17 1 46 Vim & Vigor · W IN TER 2 010 Healthcare Why it’s an industry worth considering Maybe you were sick on career day in high school. Or maybe you pursued a field that once interested you, but now you’re looking to make a change. Whatever the situation, you’re considering a career in healthcare. Here are 17 reasons to go for it. IT’S A GROWING INDUSTRY. Healthcare occupations are expected to grow 22 percent by 2018, creating more new jobs than any other industry, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Reasons 2 Because of an aging population, demand is twofold for healthcare workers: to care for the country’s older adults and to fi ll positions being vacated by retiring healthcare providers, says Katie Brewer, MSN, R.N., a senior policy analyst with the American Nurses Association. to Work in DEMAND IS GREAT. THERE’S JOB Because of the growing industry spurred by increasing demand, job security in healthcare occupations is almost a given. SECURITY. 3 4 Many hospitals and other healthcare settings offer excellent benefits beyond health insurance, such as child care, wellness programs and tuition assistance, Brewer says. BENEFITS ABOUND.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Winter 2010 - North Mississippi

Vim & Vigor - Winter 2010 - North Mississippi
Table of Contents
Opening Thoughts
Lives Renewed
Hands-On Approach
Smart Moves
Miss Information
Stroke Sense
Gut Feelings
On the Cover - The Story on Stress
The Faces of Skin Cancer
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
A Natural Dilemma
17 Reasons to Work in Healthcare
Aerobics Roundup
Make a Splash
It’s a Great Place to Work
Catch the Spirit

Vim & Vigor - Winter 2010 - North Mississippi