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7 Medical Careers You Can Work From Home

Remote work careers are quickly becoming a big chunk of the workforce. And, while when you think of work-from-home options, careers in medicine may not immediately pop into your mind, there are opportunities available. With the world being more connected than ever, and the increasing use of medical modalities like telehealth and telemedicine, an online medical career is no longer an oxymoron. 1. Patient Care Advocate A patient care advocate is a term commonly used for phone customer service representatives for insurance companies. Many insurance companies hire a wide range of specialists, ranging from people that have basic customer service skills, or nurses and healthcare providers that can help advise on cases and speak with patients. 2. MTM Pharmacists MTM stands for Medication Therapy Management and can be a great tool to help patients better understand their treatments while helping to avoid overlapping or inappropriate medication usage. Most pharmacists work on-site at pharmacies, but many MTM jobs are able to be performed from home while connecting with patients via phone or videoconference. If you are a pharmacist looking to step…

5 Health Care Careers for Type A Personalities

Are you ambitious? Do you like order and organization? Does it bother you when people live their lives by the seat of their pants? If so, you’ve probably been called “Type A” at some point during your life. Although you might have felt insulted at the implication, it can actually be a very positive trait for building a successful career. Many people with Type A personalities do well in the medical field. It’s no wonder—hospitals and healthcare organizations couldn’t function without a high level of organization and accuracy. If you’ve been wondering which career path is right for you, here are 7 great healthcare careers for your ambitious and precise personality.   Pharmacy Technician Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in filling and dispensing prescription medications to patients. Unlike pharmacists, who must complete many years of training, pharmacy technicians only need a high school diploma and on-the-job training. However, the pay is also much lower than it is for pharmacists. Jobs in pharmacy are plentiful (and growing quickly), since drugstores, hospitals, and even some grocery stores have their own pharmacies. These careers…