TOEIC Vocabulary practice

Jobs Ads

This week we will look at a job ad for a health consultant.

Let’s take a look at the requirements and expectations for the job.
Required Education Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred by many employers
Required Job Skills Effective communication, self-motivation, ability to handle stress

Healthcare Consultant: Job Description, Duties and Requirements

Job Requirements

The education requirements for a healthcare consultant vary based on the employer. Generally, the minimum amount of education needed is a bachelor’s degree. Many employers prefer healthcare consultants with a master’s degree, especially in private industries. Students interested in becoming healthcare consultants pick majors in management, marketing, economics, human resources or business. Additionally, choosing a minor or a specialization in healthcare is suggested.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a healthcare consultant must be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision since employers expect them to be experts at improving an organization. Having effective communication skills is needed to clearly express improvement ideas with a customer. The ability to handle stress and act responsibility is important, especially when healthcare consultants acquire more experience and are placed in charge of specific projects.

  1. Vary; verb– differs in size, amount, degree, or nature from something else of the same general class.
  2. Private industry; noun- the part of the economy that is controlled by individuals or private organizations and is not funded by the government.
  3. To pick; verb- choose (someone or something) from a number of alternatives.
  4. self-motivated; adjective– motivated to do or achieve something because of one’s own enthusiasm or interest, without needing pressure from others.
  5. Minimal; adjective– of a minimum amount, quantity, or degree.
  6. To handle; verb- manage (a situation or problem).
  7. Acquire; verb- learn or develop (a skill, habit, or quality).
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