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Do you like taking care of people? Are you interested in medicine or the prevention of disease? Are you fascinated by the imaging and other digital equipment used in hospitals and doctor’s offices? Then healthcare may be the field for you. There are more than 200 healthcare professions other than doctor, nurse and dentist.

Whether you like working with people, working with computers, working in a lab or operating diagnostic machines, there is opportunity for you in one of the region’s hottest and largest career fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, “Healthcare related jobs are expected to grow faster than the national average for all other industries through 2014 and beyond.” There are more than 111 large healthcare organizations in the Charlotte area, ranging from hospitals to nursing homes to doctor’s offices to medical suppliers, and these firms will continue to need workers.

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