4 HEALTHCARE CAREERS | 2018 | www.advanceweb.com FEATURES 14 HOW TO OBTAIN PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL BALANCE Offering insight into a journey of separation 16  2018’S FASTEST GROWING CAREERS IN HEALTHCARE  Rates of growth, salary information for professions with particularly bright futures 18  EDUCATION SHOULD BE CONTINUOUS  Five pillars to ensure you never stop learning 20  TECHNOLOGY’S IMPACT ON COMMUNICATION, CAREERS AND PATIENT CARE  How technology is taking healthcare networking, communication and learning to a new level 23  HOW DO YOU MANAGE MUSCLE INFLAMMATION?  Looking at how NSAIDs, Ice, and Laser stack up COVER STORY 10 UNTOLD STORIES OF THE HR Interview advice told through the horror stories of your peers and colleagues CONTENTS Copyright2018byADVANCEHealthcare,adivision ofEliteLearning.Allrightsreserved.Reproductionof anyformisforbiddenwithoutwrittenpermissionofpublisher.Healthcare Careers 2018™ is published once a year by ADVANCE Healthcare, 600 Heritage Drive, Suite 102, Sanatoga, PA 19464. Our company serves the informational and career needs of doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals through a wide range of products and services, including magazines, e-newsletters and websites for health information professionals, healthcare executives, hearing healthcare professionals, imaging and radiation oncology professionals, laboratory administrators, long-term care managers and professionals, medical laboratory professionals, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, nurses, occupational therapy practitioners, physical therapy, massage therapy and rehabilitation professionals, respiratory care and sleep medicine professionals, and speech-language pathologists and audiologists. AdvertisingPolicy All advertisements sent to ADVANCE Healthcare for publication must comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Recruitment ads that discriminate against applicants based on sex, age, race, religion, marital status or any other protected class will not be accepted for publication. The appearance of advertisements in ­ Healthcare Careers 2018 is not an endorsement of the advertiser or its products or services. ADVANCE Healthcare does not investigate the claims made by advertisers and is not responsible for their claims. 3  LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR 8 EDITORIAL 10 Healthcare Careers 2018 an Elite CE Company an Elite CE Company ADVERTISER INDEX ADVERTISER WEB ADDRESS PG Advancement Associates Inc. oum.edu.ws 21 ADVANCE Healthcare advancehealthcarejobs.com 6 Aesthetic Medical Training aestheticmedicaltraining.com 19 AHIMA ahimastore.org BIC Alternative Electrodes PH: 772-408-8085 32 American Assocociation of Critical-Care Nurses www.aacn.org 12 American Assocociation of Critical-Care Nurses www.aacn.org/freewebinars BC Aqua Creek Products www.aquacreek.com 28 Atlanticare jennifer.vanseters@atlanticare.org 32 Burke Rehabilitation www.burke.org/careers 12 Eastern Kentucy University go.eku.edu/nur&otd 5 Elite Continuing Education nursing.elitecme.com FIC Elite Continuing Education elitecme.com 13 Gaylord Hospital www.gaylord.org/about/careers 17 Helene Fuld College of Nursing www.helenefuld.edu 31 Humboldt General Hospital rose@hghospital.org 31 Kidz Therapy Services humanresources@kidztherapy.com 25 Lite Cure lightforcelasers.com 22 MCB-Express www.mcb-express.com 33 Michigan State University bld.natsci.msu.edu/online-education 27 Nadona nadona.org 28 Penn State University worldcampus.psu.edu/ advance-health 29 Spring Arbor University sau.online.arbor.edu/msn 9 St. Mary’s for Children www.stmaryskids.org 19 Therapy Innovations www.therapyinnovations.com 17 West Chester University wcupa.edu/nursing 7 Yoga for the Special Child www.specialyoga.com 33 25  DO YOU REALLY NEED ANOTHER CREDENTIAL?  Advanced training can be crucial to career development 26  THE BENEFITS OF SPECIALIZATION  Two veteran healthcare professionals discuss how obtaining specialty certifications has improved their clinical skills and enhanced their careers 30  IMPORTANT ‘SOFT SKILLS’ NEEDED TO ADVANCE AS A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL  Developing more than clinical and technical skills is an integral factor for long-term success 34  10 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY TO COWORKERS  Certain things that should never be said in the workplace.