Healthcare Career Observation is a beneficial experience that may help you choose a lifetime career. At McLaren Northern Michigan, we recognize that technology provides access to vital information for career exploration.
Recommended Internet sites that should be fully explored prior to submitting a Healthcare Career Observation application at our facility include:
Pure Michigan Talent Connect
Michigan Health Opportunities for Today and Tomorrow
These links provide information regarding:
- Skills tests
- Career required skill and abilities
- Video clips of varied professions
- College program information by state
- Salaries and demand comparisons
MedlinePlus - In addition to health information, this Web site also provides access to audio/video features including anatomy and surgery videos.
At McLaren Northern Michigan, healthcare career observation is defined as a short-term experience (less than four hours) where a student is allowed to observe an assigned professional and ask questions about his/her career. This is a “hands off” experience with no assistance in patient care or other procedural areas. Healthcare career observation will be offered based on department and resource availability and are not available in the Emergency Department, Surgery, Recovery, Procedural Areas, ICU, and Labor and Delivery.
To learn more about Healthcare Career Observation requirements, please click here.