by Sharon Jones


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The majority of posts online that encourage you to take a career path seem to be encouraging you to set up your own E-commerce store, or to get involved in sales, fueling consumerism. Now, it’s a good idea to ensure that any career you pursue can make you a decent amount of money. But if you’re looking for a lucrative job role that can also help others in the world, you might want to consider a role within the medical field. Here are just a few for you to consider!

Starting Your Own Health Clinic

Many of us forget that health clinics and other medical institutions or organisations are businesses. Nobody is putting these things into action for free. The equipment, staff, facilities, and medication all have to be paid for. So, if you’re interested in working in the medical field but are more business minded, remember that you could actually specialize in setting up some sort of independent or small scale health clinic. Of course, a whole lot of hard work is going to have to go into this. You are likely to have to get in touch with specialist consultants. You’re going to have to invest in a wide range of expensive specialist equipment - from IV Carts to Automation Pharmacy Dispensing. You’re going to have to learn a lot about the medical field itself to ensure that you meet everyone’s needs, from your staff to your patients. But at the end of the day, you could find yourself raking in profit at the same time is helping the sick and injured.

Becoming a Surgeon

If you want to engage with a more hands on role in the medical field, you can’t really get more hands on than becoming a surgeon. Within this job, you will quite literally save people’s lives, rectifying wrongs that have occurred inside of their bodies through illness or injury. You will, of course, have to undertake years of medical education and training before you even begin to scale the career ladder here. But once you have specialized and are ready to actually perform operations, you will land a position that provides you with authority, respect, and a large pay packet, and, again, you will find yourself changing people’s lives for the better.

Becoming a Psychiatrist

Mental health has had a taboo attached to it in the past. But nowadays, people tend to be more open in talking about mental health concerns. To fuel this movement further and to help individuals who are brave enough to seek help, you might want to become a psychiatrist. Again, you’re going to have a long educational journey ahead of you, but you can really help some of society’s most vulnerable members along the way!

As you can see, these roles will take a whole lot of hard work and specialism to land. But at the end of the day, they are definitely worth it!