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How a Career in Healthcare Serves God

If you are a person of faith, then you are probably seeking a vocation that can bring fulfillment to your life. However, in today’s world, this can be a challenge. There are so many avenues that could lead you astray. However, when it comes to healthcare, it cannot just bring you joy, but also serve God. Here is how:

Healing

God loves those who heal. Just look at Jesus’ example. Healing is a holy endeavor. If you are a professional healer, you will find a lot more meaning in your career as well as in your personal life. It’s a bonus that you get to feel good about yourself at the end of the day as well.

 

Helping

If you want to honor God by helping others, then look no further than the healthcare industry. Every day your main job is to help someone else. They might have a broken bone, a fever, or something worse. But by serving others you are truly serving others and showing your worth as a fellow child of God.

 

Selflessness

There is nothing God loves more than people who sacrifice for others in an act of love. If you are a healthcare worker, you are giving your time and energy in the hopes to heal others. This is putting them before you and thus more god-like than other professions.

 

Compassion

Compassion is an important part of any life path. Looking at a Christian hospital for qualified doctors or medical assistants is something many recruiters do, because they offer another level of care for patients under them. It’s no surprise then why a career in healthcare can meet your personal needs while also serving others.

Having compassion is not easy, but it is a vital component of healthcare. You might not agree with one of your patient’s life choices or their political beliefs, but it is still your duty to serve them at the highest level. This kind of philosophy will help you when it comes to all other aspects of your life.

 

When it comes to choosing a career, you should always go for something that you truly feel you can perform well. Of course, beyond that, you need something that is fulfilling. For many people this is a career that brings you closer to God. So consider healthcare next time you are making a career choice. It could be the vehicle that changes everything for you and helps you with your faithful life.

Philosophy of Wellness

 

Christian Healthcare Centers provides a distinctive approach to the promotion of wellness and the provision of health care. We are an unapologetically Christian, Christ-centered and patient-focused collaborative community.

God Heals – We Help

As Creator, God is the most knowledgeable being to deal with sickness, disease and death. We affirm that God can heal with or without a physician. With this in mind, we include prayer among the resources we bring to bear on the needs of patients.

Wellness, not Disease Management

Since we believe each person is created in God’s image (Genesis 1:26), CHC providers are devoted to enhancing wellness of the whole person. We do not treat patients as a collection of organ systems or merely natural processes, but as whole beings.

Spiritual Care is Essential to Wellness

Spiritual health is an essential component of a person’s total wellness. Using medical interventions to compensate for immoral actions is, at best, a temporary solution. We believe spiritual disciplines (e.g., prayer, engagement with Scripture, active participation in a local church, applying biblical principles regarding marriage/family, finances, relationships, vocation) are essential for a person to experience their optimum overall wellness in mind, body and spirit.

Access to Health Care

As a non-profit Christian ministry, we make every effort to ensure that members have access to high-quality wellness services by controlling costs, minimizing administrative overhead and exercising good stewardship of medical resources. Our MemberCare Assistance Program is designed to help low-income individuals and families sustain their CHC membership to ensure uninterrupted and unencumbered access to our services. Ten percent of gross revenue is dedicated to our MemberCare Assistance Program.

Best Practices – Best Research – Innovative

CHC is an integrated collaborative community of Christian wellness providers. We employ or refer to physicians, chiropractors, dentists, optometrists, physical therapists, nutritionists, counselors, fitness coaches and other allied wellness professionals to ensure members have access to state of the art resources. We are committed to integrating into our wellness services the best practices and standards of care available, whether from scientific research, clinical practice, professional experience, biblical teaching or other sources of knowledge. We use the best diagnostic and treatment protocols available, and our practitioners are committed to continuing their professional development through continuing medical education, conferences, professional journals and online resources.

Communication with Members

We strive to engage in open and honest communication with our members. We will protect their personal and medical information in accord with all relevant laws and biblical ethics. We will not disclose personal or confidential medical information to any third party unless authorized by the member, under subpoena or search warrant.

Transparency and Accountability

As a Christian ministry, we strive to be transparent with members. Financial information will be provided on our website or upon demand. We engage independent certified public accountants to audit our finances and produce an annual report to members and the federal government. The Board of Directors approves compensation and ensures that funds are used exclusively to further the vision, mission and values of the ministry.

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