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If you’re thinking about a career in the health care sector, we’ve got some great ideas for you.

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Combine your love of science and technology. Explore a career as:

Cardiovascular Technologist
EEG Technologist
Nuclear Medicine Technologist


Programs in BC
 

Use your knowledge to help your clients reach their goals through healthy eating.
You’ll use your knowledge of how different foods impact health to help patients recover and stay healthy. You’ll sometimes work independently with individual clients and sometimes provide advice as part of a team.

Programs in BC

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Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition from an approved educational institution and internship program (5 years full time including 2 years at the undergraduate level required for admission)
  • Current registration with the College of Dieticians of BC
  • Membership in the Dieticians of Canada Association

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College of Dieticians of British Columbia
Dieticians of Canada
Protect thousands of people from illness! 
You’ll inspect places like restaurants, spas, swimming pools, and hot tubs and investigate issues such as bad drinking water, to ensure that the public is not at risk of becoming ill.

Programs in BC

Education / Training / Experience
  • Bachelors Degree of Technology in Environmental Health (2 years full time)
  • Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) granted by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors
  • Registration with the BC Branch of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors
  • Pesticide Applicator's certificate

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Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors
 
Approximate Salary
$56,500 - $70,500 per year
Support our business operations with one of these interesting careers.
In addition to jobs related to patient care, Fraser Health employs many people in administration, business operations, and facility management. Below are a few examples of non-medical jobs that you may find interesting.

Human Resources
Be part of the team that keeps all the other teams going! Find a job in recruiting, managing pay and benefits, negotiating contracts, or organizational development

Finance
If preparing budgets, forecasting future needs, and keeping track of where the dollars went sounds interesting, there may be a job for you in our Finance department!

Facility Management
With hospitals, community clinics, long term care homes, and offices across the region from Burnaby to Boston Bar, we have jobs in facilities planning, property management, environmental sustainability, and trades such as carpentry and plumbing.

Information Management and Technology
The use of technology to collect, analyze, and share information is an ever changing, ever challenging pursuit! Jobs in this area include technicians, programmers, developers, designers, analysts and more.

Corporate Administration
Communications consultants, project managers, decision support analysts – these are a few of the varied positions that support our business operations.
Do you like to care for people? Consider these options:

Health Care Assistant
Child Life Specialist
Midwife
Family Physician
Respiratory Therapist
Work with all the latest technological equipment!
Check out these careers in Medical Equipment Maintenance:

Biomedical Engineering Technologist
Sterile Processing Technician
Use high tech equipment to provide results that positively affect people's lives!
Check out these careers in the Medical Laboratory:

Laboratory Aid
Medical Laboratory Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technologist
Work directly with patients! 
Check out these careers in Mental Health:

Activity Worker
Clinical Psychologist
Coordinating patient care for a wide range of health issues. 
Check out these careers in Nursing:

Public Health Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Registered Nurse
Work with an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals providing direct patient care. Check out these careers in Pharmacy:

Clinical Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician
Helping people take care of themselves!
Check out these careers in Therapy Services:

Occupational Therapist
Physiotherapist
Recreational Therapist
Rehabilitation Assistant