position requires employee to have goo medical terminology and administrative skills admissions clerk
with addition training in the ophthalmic field medical assitant can become a COT
provides basic nursing care to patients in nursing and retirement homes CNA
lab tech who specializes in the formation,structure and function of cells cytologist
clerical and chairside assistant of dentists dental assistant
provides special training to perform dental services including radiology, apply meds and patient education dental hygientist
skilled in performing EKGs in clinic/hospital settings EKG Technician
also know n as a medical technologist works under the supervision of a pathologist Lab Technician
trained to work in physician offices on both th clinical and admin side CMA
professional nurse who completed a nursing program and passed examination RN
professional nurse with extensive training in labor and delivery Nurse Midwife
Registered nurse with a masters degree who works under the supervison of a physician Nurse practitioner
has basic nursing skills and commonly work in hospitals and nursing homes LPN
specialized training in nutritional management dietitian
has associate degree and works under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist OTA
assist licensed pharmacist in preparing medications Pharmacy Technician
extensive training in drawing blood from veins phlebotomist
trained in certain aspects of the practice to provide assistance; under direct supervision of physician PA
training in radiology procedures; assist radiologist Xray Tech
performs routine clerical, communication and reception tasks in a hospital setting Unit Clerk

Unit 2: Careers In Healthcare Crossword


Process whereby a government authorizes people to work in a given job. Licensure
2-yr. degree associate's Degree
required in some health occupations. Preformed by regulatory body Regiatration
Treatment of diseases of the pulp,nerves, blood vessels and the root of teeth. Endodontics
straightening of teeth orthodontics
dental treatment of children Pedodontics
Treatment and prevention of disease of the gums,bone, and the structures supporting the teeth. Periodontics
Replacement of natural teeth with fake ones prosthodontics
DMD Dentist
Working under supervision of medical techs. can perform basic lab test Medical Laboratory Assistants
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
Focuses on ensuring proper alignment of the spine Doctor of Chiropractic
Diagnoses,treats, and prevents diseases or disorders Doctor Of Medicine
Works under supervision of physicians Physician Assistants
Administers medication to cause loss of sensation or feeling during surgery Anesthesiologist
Diseases of the heart cardiologist
Diseases of the skin Dermatologist
Acute illness or injury Emergency Physician
Promotes wellness, treat illness or injury in all age groups Family Physician
Diseases of the stomach and instine Gastroenterologist
Doctor for old people Gerontologist
Doctor for females Gynecologist
Doctor for internal Organs Internist
Brain Doctor Neurologist
Pregnancy and delivery doctor Obstetrician
Doctor for Tumors/Cancer Oncologist
Eye Doctor Ophthalmologist
Child Doctor Pediatrician


Bingo Cards



healthcare careers Crossword


A nursing assistant is responsible for medical _____ ? equipment
Home Health Aide is in charge of assisting a ______ patient? home-bound
Licensed practical nurses are sometimes called ___? lpn
Physicians treat and ______ patients? diagnose
Therapists and mental health counselors help patients overcome ______ disorders? mental
Registered nurses take care of the majority of nursing ______ in hospitals? requirements
Pharmacy technicians are responsible for helping _____assist patients? pharmacists
A diagnostic medical sonographer is a person responsible for operating the imaging _____ in a hospital? machines
Dental assistants take on the _______ duties in a dental office? administrative
Emergency medical technicians care for sick and injured patients in ______ rooms? emergency
Radiologic technologists are in charge of _______ diagnostic imaging exams? administering
Physical therapists help patients recover from _____? illnesses
A dental hygienist is a person who works in a _______ office? dentist’s
Health information technicians are in charge of the records for health care _____? facilities
Clinical laboratory technologists perform tests to _______ body fluids, tissues, and other samples in a medical office? analyze
Occupational therapy aides work with ______ therapists to help patients recover from injury and illness? physical
Respiratory therapists help patients who have difficulty _____? breathing
Dentists diagnose, treat, and prevent problems in a patient’s ____? mouth
Nurse practitioners take on many of the _____ physicians are given? tasks
Phlebotomists draw ______ for donations, transfusions, tests, and research? blood

Health Care Careers Crossword Puzzle


Examines eyes for vision problems and defects Optometrist
Provides total patient care by assessing a patients condition, administering medications, dressing changes, starting IVs, giving blood and other treatments Registered Nurse
Doctors who specialize in the care of the teeth and mouth Dentist
A person who is responsible for the planning of individual therapeutic meals to help promote healing Dietician
Relating to or using the methods or principles of science Scientific
A physician specialty who specializes in the diagnosis of diseases and infections by examining cells, tissues, and body fluids of patients pathologist
Provde a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care Support Services
An individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment Patient
Create a picture of patient health status at a single point in time Diagnostic Services
The common name for a physician: a person skilled in the healing arts Doctor
A scientist that studies human genes Geneticist
Manintain or change the health status of the patient over time Therapeutic Services
Use scientific and technical advancements to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in health care Biotechnology
Provide functions that support and document patient care Health Informatics
Also called heart beat Pulse
A person who dispenses and suggests medications to be used in the treatment of diseases and disorders Pharmacist
Tools you use for a specific task Equipment

Sports Medicine Crossword


National Athletic Trainers' Association NATA
A medical professional who provides emergent care and transport of an individual to a medical facility Emergency Medical Technicin
Board of Certification-national certifying body for athletic trainers BOC
Continuing education unit CEU
Athletic Training Education Program ATEP
Physician who is concerned with the care of the foot Podiatrist
A specialist concerned with the use of radiant energy (X rays, etc.) in the diagnosis and treatment of disease Radiologist
A physician who specializes in the ear, nose, and throat Otolaryngologist
A physician who deals with the structure, functions, and disease of the eyes Ophthalmologist
A physician who specializes in internal medicine Internist
Who is skilled in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and injury in the mouth Dentist
Physician who specializes in the heart and heart disease Cardiologist
Individual who specializes in the field of athletic training; overseas entire sports medicine program Certified athletic trainer

Health Care Careers Word Search

Word Search

Opthalmic Technician
MRI Technician
Radiation Therapist
Physician Assistant
Dialysis Technician
Vascular Technologist
EEG Technician
Respiratory Therapist
Wound Care Technician
Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Ultrasound Technician
Medical Technologist
Medical Assistant
Inpatient Coder
Speech Pathologist
Occupational Therapist
Physical Therapist

Health Professions Word Search

Word Search

privileged communication
radiologic technician
vocational nurse
respiratory therapist
surgical technician
dental assistant
ophthalmic assistant
occupational therapist
physician assistant
registered nurse
nurse practictioner
speech pathologist

Careers In Health Crossword Puzzle


A doctor who works with animals. Veterinarian
Health career that focuses on the relationship between the structure of the spine and nervous system and how it affects the restoration of health. Chiropractor
The branch of healing arts and sciences devoted to maintaining oral health. Dentistry
An Osteopathic healthcare provider specifically trained to manage the needs and treatments of older people. Geriatrician
They do fieldwork to determine what causes a certain outbreak of disease or an injury and how to prevent it from reoccurring. Epidemiologist
They examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system. Optometrist
They measure blood to identify appropriate mechanical, pharmacological, and thermal manipulation of the heart to maintain a physiological state. Perfusionist
They care for children from infancy to late teen years in a hospital. Pediatric Nurse
A physician who examines tissues, checks the accuracy of lab tests and interprets the results in order to facilitate the patient's diagnosis and treatment. Pathologist
They collect blood for donation or for testing so the blood can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory. Phlebotomist
They administer and score neurophysiological, psychological, personality and academic tests for patients with brain injury, neurological diseases, psychological health issues or learning disabilities. Psychometrist
They dispense medications prescribed by physicians and monitor patient health. Pharmacist
They analyze non-biological trace evidence found at crime scenes in order to identify unknown materials and match samples to known substances. Forensic chemist
The study of the mind and behavior. psychology
Devoted to the study of human movement with the foot and the ankle as their main focus. podiatrist
They develop and monitor exercise programs to help people regain muscle strength and function. Kinesiotherapist
Health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of medical genetics and counseling. genetic counselors
They provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, reduce pain, and prevent permanent disabilities. physical therapist
They seek to understand the aging process by studying what happens to our cells, organs and systems as we get older. Biogerontologists
This career addresses the health of people living in low- and middle-income countries. global health

Health Careers Worksheet

Matching Worksheet

Corrects misalignmnets, makes spinal adjustments Chiropractor
Cleans & polishes teeth works with dentist to treat oral disease and promote oral health Dental Hygienist
Gives aid to injured or ill people, transports to hospital EMT/Paramedic
uses radiation to treat cancer patients Radiation Therapist
Offer routine treatment to animals such as vital signs, treat minor injuries and give injections Veterinary Technician
Works under a physical therapist, assists in treatment Physical Therapy Assistant
Rehabilitates people with physical disabilities or injuries, assists patients with movement, functioning and pain. Physical therapist
Diagnoses and treat sick or injured animals Veterinarian
Administers medication and offers treatment to patients, coordinates care, and assesses patients. Registered Nurse
perform imaging examinations are responsible for accurately positioning patients and ensuring that a quality diagnostic image is produced. They work closely with radiologists, the physicians who interpret medical images to either diagnose or rule out disease or injury. Radiology technician
Develop, improve, sustain, or restore independence to any person who has an injury, illness, disability or psychological dysfunction. Occupational Therapist
Occupational health deals with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace and has a strong focus on primary prevention of hazards. Occupational Health
care for patients who have trouble breathing—for example, from a chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma or emphysema. Their patients range from premature infants with undeveloped lungs to elderly patients who have diseased lungs Respiratory Therapists
gather, analyze and code patient data for reimbursement from insurance companies; maintain accuracy and completeness of patient data for research and analysis as well as for databases and registries; and maintain the medical and treatment histories of patients. health Information Specialist
dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions. They also may conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, oversee the medications given to patients, and provide advice on healthy lifestyles. Pharmacist
allied health professional that analyzes and tests body fluids and tissues. Medical technologist
a scientist who studies the causes and effects of diseases, especially one who examines laboratory samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes. Pathologist
pediatric health care professionals who work with children and families in hospitals and other settings to help them cope with the challenges of hospitalization, illness, and disability. Child Life Therapist
examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They often counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Physician
diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues. Clinical Social Worker

Basics of Health Insurance Crossword


An established schedule of fees set for services performed by providers and paid by the patient fee for service
protection in return for periodic premium payments that provides reimbursement of expenses resulting from illness or injury Health insurance
the sum of money paid at the time of medical service; it is a form of coinsurance copayment
provision frequently is found in medical insurance policies whereby the policyholder and the insurance company share the cost of covered losses in a specified ratio coinsurance
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans Administration known as CHAMPUS
states that when an individual is covered under two insurance policies, the insurance plan of the policyholder whose birthday comes first in the calendar year (month and day, not year) becomes the primary insurance. birthday rule
A term used in managed care for an approved referral authorization
a payment method used by many managed care organizations in which a fixed amount of money is reimbursed to the provider for patients enrolled during a specific period of time, no matter what services were received or how many visits were made. Capitation
a letter or statement from Medicare that describes what was paid, denied, or reduced in payment. EOMB
Pays expenses involved in the care of the teeth and gums Dental care
Protects a person in the event of a certain type of accident, such as an airplane crash Special risk insurance
Often includes benefits for medical expenses payable to individuals who are injured in the insured person’s home or during an automobile accident Liability insurance
Covers a continuum of maintenance and health services for chronically ill, disabled, or mentally retarded individuals Vision care
Provides payment of a specified amount on the insured’s death Life insurance
Pays the cost of all or part of the insured person’s hospital room and board and specific hospital services Hospitalization
a review of individual cases by a committee to make sure services are medically necessary and to study how providers use medical care resources utilization review
40. An insurance term used when a primary care provider wants to send a patient to a specialist referral
periodic (monthly, quarterly, or annual) payment of a specific sum of money to an insurance company for which the insurer, in return, agrees to provide certain benefits premium
person who pays a premium to an insurance company and in whose name the policy is written in exchange for the insurance protection provided by a policy of insurance policyholder
a general practice or nonspecialist provider or physician responsible for the care of a patient for some health maintenance organizations gatekeeper