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Healthcare Industry Overview

Nearly 17 million Americans work in healthcare, and the aging of the Baby Boomers will increase demand for healthcare services and drive up the number of healthcare jobs in the coming years.

Most jobs in healthcare involve clinical care (working with directly with patients), but nonclinical options, such as medical records and medical transcription jobs, are also available.

Healthcare Education

Healthcare employment exists for people with nearly every level of education -- from orderly jobs that require only a high school diploma to physician jobs that require a four-year medical degree, internship and residency. Many healthcare jobs also have certification, state licensure and continuing-education requirements.

Healthcare Job Market

Although political changes could alter the employment landscape, the outlook for healthcare jobs is solid. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports from 2010 to 2020:

  • Physical therapist jobs will grow 39 percent.
  • Medical assistant jobs will grow 31 percent.
  • Registered nurse jobs will grow 26 percent.
  • Pharmacist jobs will grow 25 percent.
  • Licensed practical nurse jobs will grow 22 percent.

Healthcare Salaries

In general, the more education you have, the more you’ll make in a healthcare career. Here are 2011 median salaries for some common healthcare jobs, according to the BLS:

  • Pharmacist: $113,390
  • Physical therapist: $78,270
  • Registered nurse: $65,950
  • Licensed practical nurse: $41,150
  • Medical assistant: $29,100


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Position Description: At Collaborative Health Systems, we are passionate about changing behaviors of all constituents in the healthcare system to improve health, optimize clinical quality, and reduce associated costs. Our mission is quite simply to improve the health of those we serve. You will have an exciting opportunity to be part of the implementation and operation of Accountable Care Organi...
MMC South Building Sioux City, IA Surgery Full Time Days 80 Bachelor's Degree Registered Nurse (RN) 3 - 5 years of experience required About Mercy... Living the traditions, visions and values of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that meets the needs of residents in a 33-county area of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Mercy is the only Level-II Trauma...
Baum Harmon Mercy Hosp - Main Primghar, IA Administration Full Time Days Under general direction, assumes overall responsibility for all internal operations for Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital. This includes community and physician relations, planning, directing, controlling and evaluating activities. Serves as the local representative of Mercy in fulfilling the Management Contract obligations. Pr...
Job Description RN, PCC-CVSDU(Job Number:00102-4162) Work Location:United States-Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County Schedule:Full-time Description The PCC is an RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to his or her patients and to provide direction and supervisions to other staff caring for patients in his or her patient care dep...
WANTED: MEDICAL ASSISTANT. Experience Preferred Apply: Greenville Healthcare Associates 4101 Wesley Street, Suite C. Greenville Tx. 75401 Fax Resume To: 903-453-2925 This job listing brought to you by The Herald Banner...
MDS Nurse (RN) The Alverno in Clinton, Iowa is seeking a MDS Nurse to be an integral part of our clinical team serving our long-term care residents. Â Â Position Summary Highlights/Responsibilities: Conduct and coordinate the development and completion of the resident assessment (MDS) in accordance with current rules/regulations. Coordinate and oversee the entire RAI processes including compl...
Job Description RN MICU Full Time *8,000 Sign on Bonus(Job Number:00102-4675) Work Location:United States-Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County Schedule:Full-time Description * $8,000 sign on bonus for qualifying FT RN...must have 2 years acute care hospital experience. The Medical Surgical ICU RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established polic...
RESTHAVE Home has openings for FT/PT C.N.A'S 3-11 and 11-7 shifts. We also have openings for L.P.N'S AND R.N.'S. Part time for all shifts. Please send resumes to 408 Maple Avenue, Morrison, Illionois 61270 or stop in to fill out an application. This job listing brought to you by The Clinton Herald...
Job Description Registered Nurse-SICU, FT(Job Number:00102-4754) Work Location:United States-Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County Schedule:Full-time Description Registered Nurse - SICU, FT Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL Facility Description: Located in Fort Pierce, situated on the east coast of Florida, Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & He...
Job Description RN-L&D, FT(Job Number:00102-4712) Work Location:United States-Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County Schedule:Full-time Description Registered Nurse Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL Facility Description: Located in Fort Pierce, situated on the east coast of Florida, Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute offers emplo...
Abington Surgical Center Adopted: 5/22/89 Rev.: 2/14/95 Rev.: 6/1/99, 10/13 Position Title:Staff Nurse, Operating Room Position Title:The RN will assess, plan, implement, and deliver nursing care to patients undergoing surgery utilizing the nursing care process. The nurse will perform the duties of circulator or scrub nurse in the OR. He/she will assume responsibility and accountability for t...
FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONERS Expanding primary care health group seeks Family Nurse Practitioners with superior diagnostic and procedural skills. Qualified candidates will be dedicated to improving the delivery and quality of healthcare in the region. Candidates will also be expected to manage a panel of patients independently, as well as working with a collaborative team, in a shared environment. T...
Horse Farm Help Equine rehab facility. Sturbridge, MA. Barn help required. Friday-Sunday a must but could be up to full-time. Horse experience essential. Visit
HC146969: Galena Park ISD Houston, TX See Below To Apply Position: Health Science Technology Teacher - High School Level Description: To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, responsible men and women and to prepare them to enter the health care profession. Salary: $50,000.00 Beginning Teacher Salary plus $4,000.00 annua...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repre...
Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 25, we are totally focu...
Registered Nurse /RN for Home Health – Weekends Prefer to take the week off and work only on weekends? Take advantage of our flexible schedule 3 Day Weekend Option. Nurses are needed to work weekends with an option to work either full or part-time. We are seeking dedicated, professional nurses with strong assessment skills to coordinate care and promote quality clinical outcomes which will enabl...
Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
Description: Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care or commun...
Job Description Experienced, driven, organized and reliable consultants needed in the Spokane, Washington service area. Consultants will completing in-home assessments for our plan members. This position is home-based and selected consultants will be assigned coverage areas based on their home office location and their travel preference. Consultants are paid per visit and mileage reimbursement is...

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