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.
What essential qualities are sought after in the next generation of Australian healthcare leaders? Let’s explore some of the key behaviours and qualities needed for effective leadership in a rapidly-changing industry.
What do a bioterrorism researcher, political scientist and nuclear facility designer have in common? They are all jobs you could be doing with a Master of Healthcare Leadership in your pocket.
Having a Masters degree can open many doorways. Recently, the Australian market has seen a dramatic rise in demand for postgraduates within a number of sectors, including healthcare. This can largely be attributed to our ageing population, and emerging innovations and technology within the sector.
If you’re looking to take your career to new and exciting places, developing your healthcare knowledge is a useful starting block. Upskilling in healthcare leadership has the potential to open a number of doors, including a range of management and leadership-orientated pathways.