Examples of Healthcare skills include: Stress Management, Communication, Analysing & Decision Making skills.
There are a diverse amount of jobs in healthcare, and expanding demand for people to appoint these professions. Some are clinical jobs, such as doctors, nurses, and surgeons, whilst others are technical jobs, such as Phlebotomists and Radiologists. Several positions are healthcare support professions, which involve helping other clinicians.
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Acupuncturists insert needles into pressure points on clients' bodies to help relieve everyday stresses, and improve their wellbeing.
Alexander Technique teacher
Alexander Technique teachers work to improve posture and movement, aiming to increase their clients' fitness and mental wellbeing.
Ambulance care assistant
Ambulance care assistants take patients to and from hospital for appointments.
Anaesthetists are doctors who give anaesthetics to patients before, during and after surgery.
Anatomical pathology technician
Anatomical pathology technicians (APTs) help pathologists carry out post-mortems in mortuaries.
Audiologists work with children and adults who suffer from hearing loss, tinnitus, or have problems with balance.
Biomedical scientists screen patient samples and help doctors and healthcare professionals to diagnose and treat disease.
Care workers help vulnerable people to manage their daily activities and to live as independently as possible.
Children's nurses provide care for children and young people with acute or long-term health problems.
Chiropractors manipulate joints, bones and soft tissue to help clients control pain or prevent injuries from re-occurring.
Clinical psychologists help people to deal with mental health issues, phobias and addiction.
Clinical scientists research and develop techniques and equipment to help prevent, diagnose and treat illness.
Cognitive behavioural therapist
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) practitioners use talking therapy to help patients change negative patterns of thinking or behaviour.
Community matrons provide care and support to people with long-term or complicated health conditions.
Cosmetic surgeons treat people who choose to alter their appearance. Plastic surgeons repair tissue damaged through illness or injury.
Counsellors help people discuss their problems and feelings in a confidential setting.
Dental nurses help dentists to treat their patients and do reception work and other tasks in the practice.
Dentists diagnose and treat teeth and mouth problems, and work to prevent dental disease and promote oral health.
Dietitians diagnose and treat people with nutrition problems, and help people make healthy lifestyle and dietary decisions.
District nurses care for people outside of hospital in patients' homes, GP surgeries and residential care homes.
Emergency care assistant
Emergency care assistants drive ambulances under emergency conditions and support paramedics.
General practitioners (GPs) are doctors who provide medical services to people in their local community.
Health play specialist
Health play specialists understand child development and use therapeutic play activities to help children cope when in hospital.
Health visitors work with families in their own homes to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness.
Healthcare assistants look after patients in hospitals or in patients’ own homes.
Homeopaths believe that you can use homeopathic remedies to stimulate the body to heal itself.
A hospital doctor diagnoses and treats illness and disease in patients admitted to hospital.
Hypnotherapists use hypnosis to help people make positive changes to their health, lifestyle and behaviour.
Maternity support worker
Maternity support workers help midwives provide care to women and their babies, before, during and after childbirth.
Medical herbalists use plants and herbal remedies to help improve their clients' health and wellbeing.
Medical physicists are specialists in healthcare science, also known as clinical science.
Mental health nurse
Mental health nurses work in hospitals and the community, to support people with mental health issues.
Microbiologists study micro-organisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi and algae.
Midwives support pregnant women and their babies before, during and after, childbirth.
Naturopaths believe in improving their clients' health through natural therapies and education about lifestyle, diet and exercise.
Nurses care for adults who are sick, injured or have physical disabilities.
Nutritionists share scientific food knowledge and advice about the effects of diet and nutrition on health and wellbeing.
Occupational therapists help people overcome difficulties caused by physical or mental illness, disability, accidents or ageing.
Optometrists test vision, identify eye health problems, prescribe glasses and fit contact lenses.
Osteopaths move, stretch and massage their clients' muscles and joints with the aim of improving their health and wellbeing.
Paediatricians diagnose and treat health conditions that affect babies, children and young people.
Paramedics respond to emergency call-outs and give people life-saving medical help.
Pathologists are doctors who diagnose disease by examining cells and tissue samples, and sometimes through performing autopsies.
Pharmacists provide expert advice on the use and supply of medicines and medical appliances.
Pharmacologists study the effects of drugs and other chemical substances on cells, animals, humans and the environment.
Phlebotomists collect blood samples from patients, and send them off for analysis and testing.
Physicists study matter and try to work out why it behaves like it does.
Physiotherapists work with patients to improve their range of movement, and promote health and wellbeing.
Podiatrists diagnose and treat foot and ankle problems, improving people's mobility and quality of life.
Prosthetists and orthotists care for people who need an artificial limb or a device to support or control part of their body.
Psychiatrists are doctors who diagnose and treat patients with mental health problems.
Psychologists study people's behaviour, motivations, thoughts and feelings, and help them to overcome or control their problems.
Psychotherapists use talking techniques and therapies to help people who are distressed, or have mental health problems.
Radiographers use equipment to diagnose or treat patients who are ill or injured.
Sexual health adviser
Sexual health advisers provide information, advice and counselling about sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Sonographers use ultrasound equipment to screen and diagnose different medical conditions.
urgeons carry out operations and medical procedures on patients.
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