With the support of his workplace during his Graduate Certificate, Master of Healthcare student Dave Levings is making significant progress in his nursing career at a public sector hospital in Queensland. Read more about how he is making a bigger contribution to the hospital and within his team.
It is becoming all too clear that further study strengthens an individual’s career potential. We only need to look as far as our own student cohort at Southern Cross University and their outstanding achievements to see evidence of this.
A career in the healthcare sector is both rewarding and gratifying, allowing you to contribute to your community and society at large. If you’re a current professional looking to further your career, you might be looking for more senior opportunities. From becoming a hospital CEO to managing a medical practice or a brand new pharmaceutical product line, the opportunities to add more value to the health sector are endless.
Master of Healthcare Leadership course coordinator, Dr Louise Horstmanshof, shares her thoughts on what it takes to be a well-prepared online student and to achieve academic success throughout your student journey.
The Federal Government’s Budget boost to healthcare spending will create more jobs in the sector, opening up positions in management and administration that will prove financially rewarding for health professionals with postgraduate degrees.
The Sunshine Coast University Hospital in Queensland is about to welcome some seriously unique new staff members. It’s not some science fiction scheme, the introduction of robots is the hospital’s attempt to free up valuable human resources for vital healthcare tasks that only humans can do.
From smart robotics to groundbreaking treatments, innovative healthcare technologies are evolving at breakneck speed. Here are five technologies set to revolutionise healthcare by 2020.
It’s being touted as the next big thing in healthcare. Robots and computers are no strangers to transforming health services; the latest advances in technological development are beginning to shape a new, high-tech reality for those working in the health sector. Machines are expected to redesign the way we provide medical diagnoses and treatments in the future.
A perennial health workforce issue, Australia’s supply and demand puzzle is a complex one to solve, particularly with respect to nurses. While Health Workforce Australia’s latest report points to a shortage of 85,000 nurses within less than two decades, many of today’s qualified nurses – particularly recent graduates – say it’s difficult to find work.
Although physician jobs usually garner the most attention, they certainly aren’t the only enticing or viable options in terms of salary for people interested in the healthcare sector. If you want to pursue a career in health, but being a doctor doesn’t tickle your fancy, one of these 10 rewarding and lucrative options might suit you better.