Heathcare continues to be one of the fast growing fields for jobs in the Triad Region.  Our partnering with PATH (Piedmont Alliance for Triad Healthcare) ensures that many local resources are being dedicated to these high-demand jobs.  The healthcare field has a surprisingly wide range of jobs that you might not consider traditional "medical" jobs.

Since the medical field is so dependent on technology these days, a strong background in technology is extremely useful in Healthcare, and new jobs are created constantly as medical technology advances at a blistering pace.  Healthcare has one of the widest range of education requirements from two-year programs to 10-years of college and medical school.  Additional education is a strong component of a Heatlhcare career as training for new equipment or techniques is often necessary, but this also offers many opportunities to explore new career areas within Heatlhcare.

You might be surprised to learn of all the career opportunities in Healthcare.  Click here to listen to comments from people working in Heatlhcare.

The region is fortunate to have many excellent educational organizations and training providers who can prepare you for a career in Healthcare. 

To begin using the Career Lattice, start by clicking on the [+] next to one of the four career clusters.  As long as you see another [+], you can continue to explore in more detail.  Also, at any time you can click on a link, and it will take to to page with just the information related to that Cluster, Job Family, Job Title or Related Job(s).

The structure is as follows
     [+] Job Family
          [+] JobTitle (click on for detailed information including salary range, description and education needed)
               • Related Job Family or Related Occupation

Healthcare Career Lattice




    Featured Career - Heatlhcare
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EMT -- Paramedic (including Critical Care)

Salary Range: $20,000-$40,000 and up
Education offered at: Alamance CC (Cert), Davidson CC (AAS, Cert), GTCC (AAS), Randolph CC (Cert), Rockingham CC (Cert, AAS), Surry CC (Cert), WFU (ACLS, PALS & NRP Certs)
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