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Allergan PLc
New York, New York, United States
November 26, 2016

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Healthcare Job Descriptions

Admissions Coordinator Job Description

Admissions coordinators help move patients into nursing facilities, long-term care, hospices, senior living centers and similar places. They work with hospitals, developing good relationships with those facilities to understand the individual's needs, work with nurses and medical staff at their facility to make sure they are prepared for the person with all vital information.

Admissions Director Job Description

Admissionsdirectors lead the team that moves patients into nursing facilities, long-term care, hospices, senior living centers and similar places.

Admitting Clerk Job Description

Admitting clerks work on the front lines of the hospital and medical profession, and are often the first person people see when coming in for treatment.

Aide Job Description

Do you like helping people? Now you can help your fellow man, and make money at the same time! Aides help with the basic care of people in a variety of medical and home health fields.

Animal Care Job Description

The average hourly pay for all animal care workers is around $10 per hour, but will vary by experience and location.

Athletic Trainer Job Description

Athletic trainers are where sports and medicine meet. Reporting to a licensed physician and working in concert with other medical staff, athletic trainers work with people to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries and illness.

Caregiver Job Description

If helping people comes second nature to you, you might be ready for a career as a caregiver. Caregivers, also known as home health or personal care aides, give assistance to people who are sick, injured, mentally or physically disabled, or the elderly and fragile.

Case Manager Job Description

Do you like helping people get through tough times? Do you have a compassionate heart and critical thinking mind? Then you might be a great case manager.

Dental Assistant Job Description

Dental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, and often work chair-side as dentists examine and treat patients.

Dental Hygienist Job Description

Dental hygienists work with dentists to inspect and clean people's teeth and gums. Dental hygienists also teach people proper tooth and gum care and educate people on different ways to prevent oral disease.

Dental Office Manager Job Description

Dental office managers are responsible for making sure that a dentist's office and support staff is running smoothly. This could mean organizing, planning and overseeing a large pool of dental assistants keeping supplies in stock, making sure staff are doing their job, working with vendors, planning events, making sure the facilities are clean, orderly, and safe, handling scheduling of patients and workers.

Direct Care Worker Job Description

Direct care workers, also known as personal care assistants, caregivers, home health or personal care aides, give assistance to people who are sick, injured, mentally or physically disabled, or the elderly and fragile.

Doctor Job Description

Most general practitioners and internists work in small family practices, while specialists like cardiologists and anesthesiologists work for hospitals.

EKG Technician Job Description

EKG technicians work in healthcare facilities with doctors and technologists and specialize in electrocardiogram (EKG) testing for patients. EKG machines are complex devices that monitors the heart's performance.

EMT Job Description

Most people can go their entire career without making a life-or-death decision at work. Most emergency medical technicians (EMT) can't go a single day without making one.

Emergency Room Nurse Job Description

Emergency room (ER) nurses work in critical care emergency facilities to assist doctors and work with emergency medical technicians in helping people in pain and possibly life-threatening trauma.

Esthetician Job Description

Estheticians provide skin treatments, hair removal and other processes that help men and women maintain their personal appearance and boost self-esteem.

Fitness Instructor Job Description

Fitness instructors work for gyms, fitness centers and other recreation areas and lead groups of people many forms of exercise.

Home Health Aides Job Description

Home health aides generally don't need more than a high school diploma. Most services will provide on-the-job training to bridge any gaps in practical knowledge.

Hospice Nurse Job Description

Hospice nurses work with terminally ill or dying patients to help ensure their comfort and quality of their remaining days, rather than working to cure or fix a patient.

Infusion Nurse Job Description

Infusion nurses are registered nurses who specialize in giving medicine and fluids to patients through injection. They monitor fluid tubes, check infusions and make sure that medications implemented are not counteracting each other or causing a patient harm.

Intake Specialist Job Description

Intake specialists are used in many different areas, such as hospitals, mental health facilities, crisis centers, nursing homes and more. Intake specialists talk directly with patients and their families, determining their needs, their medical history, physical and mental state and special requirements.

Lab Technician Job Description

Lab technicians are skilled workers that work with complex systems or perform highly technical mechanical or diagnostic tests in medical or scientific laboratories. Depending on the field, technicians may work independently or under the direction of a professional.

Medical Assistant Job Description

Medical assistants do pretty much anything in a doctor's office to keep the office running as smoothly as possible.