Pharmacists play a pivotal role in patients’ recovery

Pharmacists play an important role in keeping us healthy

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a powerful way to recover from or avoid chronic illnesses. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, it is much more cost-effective to prevent chronic diseases than to treat them after they occur. In fact most chronic diseases could be…

Registered nurses are in high demand

Registered nurses are in high demand

Registered nurses and students enrolled in nursing programs can look forward to a bright future as their field expands in the next 10 years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for registered nurses is expected to grow by 19 percent between 2012 and 2022, which is faster than…

Top 10 Soft Skills Needed In Health Care

Soft Skills In Healthcare

At Carrington we take your personal development as seriously as your professional development; we help you develop your ‘soft skills’, some people call them your ‘personality skills’. These are the personal attributes you use to influence and enhance the way you communicate and relate to…

Tips to help medical assistants with their job search

Tips to help medical assistants in their job search

Medical assistants are an integral part of the team at any hospital, clinic or private practice. They are often the first point of contact for new patients and are responsible for attending to the doctor’s needs. From conducting tests to starting a patient’s file to answering questions over the…

What to do if you are having trouble with a patient

What should you do if you're having trouble with a patient?

As you begin your nursing career, you may notice from time to time that you’re given an assignment that you find tough to handle. This is particularly true if you are ever given a patient whose condition lies outside of your expertise. You certainly don’t want to tell your boss that you’re not…

Health care jobs outlook for 2014

Several health care professions were on a recent list of Top 50 jobs for 2014.

Between the aging baby boomer population and the millions of Americans who are expected to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, the health care industry should be one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy in the coming years. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

A guide to jobs in the health care industry

The health care industry is one of the best to find a job in these days.

When it comes to finding a job in America these days, the going can sometimes be rough. Many industries aren’t hiring at all, or they are only taking on temporary and contract workers, and others are working their current employees harder than ever.
But as discouraging as those things might be…