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Becoming a Healthcare Worker in the North Country 

Take advantage of all the rewards and benefits that a career in healthcare offers. 


Build your skills in a field that offers plenty of advancement opportunities


A work-life balance is important – many careers offer flexible schedules


Healthcare careers are some of the most stable jobs on the market


Feel that you are making a difference in other peoples’ lives each and every day


This fast-paced work environment will keep you excited and on your toes

Health Careers

Something For Everyone!

Whether you want to become a Nurse, Doctor, Lab Technician, or a Direct Support Professional (DSP), there is something for everyone. These fast-paced professions will take you from out behind a desk or a counter and keep you on your feet.

Certain healthcare careers have different requirements and levels of responsibility, but all are equally important and a part of making the entire caregiving system work.

Browse opportunities today to find the perfect fit for you.


Healthcare workers are our community’s heroes, and there is something special about becoming a hero in the North Country. By entering a healthcare career here, you take up the torch of helping create a healthier community for your friends and family. 

Take advantage of the natural beauty the North Country offers, its quality and low cost of living, and its friendliness. To many, the North Country is forever Home. You can begin giving back today by taking steps to enter a healthcare career.

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Career Opportunities

Direct Support Professional

A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is someone who works to help individuals achieve as much independence and joy as possible. A DSP works directly with people with developmental disabilities in different settings, both at their homes and out in their community. Join the ranks today and begin a rewarding, fulfilling, and meaningful new adventure.

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Direct Care Worker

Direct Care Workers are some of the most important healthcare workers in the industry, working in settings where they provide services to people who are elderly or have disabilities. Direct Care Workers are heroes, whether they have decided to make a life-long career out of the job, or are using it as a stepping stone to becoming a Nurse or other profession. These individuals have chosen to enter one of the fastest-growing workforces in the country because they had a calling to stand up and make a difference.

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