HealthCare Career Descriptions and Requirements

Nursing and Allied Health Careers

Hospital Support Positions

In addition to the positions highlighted above, hospitals employ a number of individuals in support positions. In most cases, training is available locally through the Atlantic Cape Community College Health Professions Institute, the Atlantic County Institute of Technology or the Cape May County Vocational Technical School. It is beneficial to gain formal training from one of the mentioned programs for individuals to have a solid foundation in medical terminology, patient care techniques, infection control and computer training. In the fast paced hospital environment, employees need to make sound clinical decisions that benefit both the employee and the patient.

Physician Assistant/Advance Practice Nurse

Shore physicians are credentialed and offered admitting privileges. Some physicians employ Physician Assistants (PA) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) within their practices. If you are either a PA or NP practicing with a local physician and need to obtain the appropriate forms for credentialing, please contact Shore Medical Center's Medical Affairs Department.

Other Resources

For more detailed career information for the careers listed above or any other career, please consider visiting the online Occupational Outlook Handbook.

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