You may be finding it difficult to decide on a career and in health there are many options: Anaesthetic Technician, Audiologist, Cardiac Physiologist, Clinical Coder, Clinical Psychologist, Community Health Worker, Community Support Worker, Counsellor, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dental Technician, Dental Therapist, Dentist, Dietitian, Doctor, Enrolled Nurse, Healthcare Assistant, Health Promoter, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Imaging Technologist, Midwife, Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Optometry, Osteopathy, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomist, Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, Social Worker, Speech Language Therapist. To help you decide, it may be worth knowing where there are skill shortages in New Zealand. Check here for Health Career Skill Shortages
Health Careers Booklet
If you would like to download a booklet that gives a brief description of each career and the training required, click here. Health Careers booklet (N.B. The booklet may appear to be in the wrong order, but this is so that it can be printed double-sided)
Health Careers Videos
Here is a link to a page of Youtube clips on various health careers. You may find that watching the clips gives you more idea as to what each job involves. Health Career Video Links
Health Careers Brochures
Here are some brochures on health careers that can be downloaded. Click on the picture links below.
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