Health Career Spotlight

The below videos cast a spotlight on the journeys and experiences of five health professionals working in different aspects of health and provide insights into their day-to-day duties, career pathways and their personal views on the positive and negative attributes of their work.

We would like to acknowledge St Ursula’s College, Yeppoon for developing and sharing the below #healthcareerspotlight series.

Part 1

Part 2

Patient Journey Videos

The below videos outlines the journeys of individuals seeking care within our health system. They also highlight the different health professionals and job roles that a patient interacts with through their journey of care. Remember, healthcare is more than just doctors and nurses!

Geraldine - Aged Care Resident

Elderly woman

Sumiko - Mum-to-be

Pregnant lady holding belly

Harry - Knee Replacement Surgery

Elderly person with walker

Virtual Reality Experiences

The following videos developed by Connect N Grow allow students to gain an initial understanding about the day-to-day duties certain healthcare professionals undertake in their jobs. It also allows you to view the environment within a tertiary health service.

Tips – Use your mouse/arrow keys to look around the room.
You can also zoom in and out using the scroll function on your mouse.

Virtual Hospital Tour

Virtual Business Administration Experience

Virtual Nursing Experience

Virtual Occupational Therapist Experience

There’s more to health than doctors and nurses.

Here are some rewarding career pathways that you can consider while at school, across both clinical and non-clinical roles in the health system. These also form stepping stones to further education and employment!

Career Snapshot Resources:

Aboriginal torres strait islander health worker with young child

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

Allied Health Assistant helping patient out of hospital bed

Allied Health Assistance

Community Pharmacy staff talking to customer

Community Pharmacy and Optical Dispensing

Dental Assistant standing next to equipment in the Dentist room

Dental Assisting and Dentistry

Health Administrator talking to Doctor over the counter

Health Administration

Health Support Cleaner moping the floor in hospital room

Health Support Services

Male Nurse talking with patient

Nursing and Midwifery

pathologist taking blood from patients arm

Pathology Assistance and Pathology Collection

Disability support staff member talking to lady in wheelchair

Personal Care and Individual Support