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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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Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery ICU/Recovery has a full time position available for a Registered/Licensed Veterinary Technician. We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills and a strong desire to provide the highest quality care to our patients. Our Intensive Care Unit is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by skilled and caring staff. Our caseload encompasses patients w...
Horizon is leading the community in providing a full spectrum of hospice services for both the patients and their families, as well as reaching out to the community at large. This part-time (20 hrs/wk) position will facilitate bereavement services, including assessment, counseling, support groups, adult education, and community outreach. This is wonderful opportunity for a compassionate, professio...
Nursing Presence Health Serves as an inpatient nurse practitioner providing the highest quality of care in clinical assessments, diagnostic treatment and therapeutic interventions to adult patients. Works in collaboration with other members on the multidisciplinary team including but not limited to, admitting physician, primary care physicians, consulting physicians nurse practitioners/physician a...
Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, a state-of-the-art, 24 x 7, emergency, critical care & multi-specialty hospital is seeking medical, surgical and emergency/critical care Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Technician Supervisors, and Veterinary Assistants. The selected candidates must enjoy responsibility because they will be given the opportunity to use and develop their clinical and adminis...
Call Center Enrollment Training & Quality Supervisor Kentucky Contact Center Blackboard is helping education leaders enhance every aspect of the teaching and learning experience. Blackboard’s broad reach covers our traditional, market-leading e-Learning solutions, in addition to mass notification, campus security, and commerce. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of lifelong education and grow...
Our client, an established dental office north of Charlottesville VA, is in need of a qualified part-time Dental Hygienist. The hours are 8-5 Mondays and Wednesdays. There is the chance the hours will increase, possibly to full-time. This is an immediate opening, so apply today!...
Thinking about the possibility of a new part-time or full-time career opportunity? Accountable Healthcare Staffing is currently looking for Bi-Lingual - English & Spanish - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) candidates, with hospice experience to join our network of qualified healthcare professionals and fill current openings for hospice cases throughout the Miami-Dade County area. As a Company, we ar...
Summary: Part-time opportunities available Reporting to Hospice of the North Shore’s (Care Dimensions) VP/Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Hospice and Palliative Care Physician (Physician) will be an integral member of the Palliative Care Consultation Team and the Care Dimensions interdisciplinary team (IDT). The Physician has responsibility for the direction of the medical component for assigned...
Manager, Patient Financial Services (Customer Service) Department: Customer Service - Patient Accounting Schedule: Full-time salaried with benefits (exempt) Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details MedStar Health’s Patient Financial Services division promotes a culture of respect towards both our patients and our staff by building a friendly and supportive work environment. Leadership and associates ar...
Staff Physicist Department: RadAmerica @ MGSH Schedule: Full-time salaried with benefits (exempt) Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details Position Description A clinical staff physicist position opportunity is available in Baltimore, Maryland by RadAmerica II, LLC. In this position, the new clinical physicist will join eleven other clinical physicists and a team of eight certified dosimetrists. The su...
Case Manager - RN (DC) Department: MedStar Family Choice - Case Management Schedule: Full-time salaried with benefits (exempt) Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details MedStar Family Choice has an immediate opportunity for a qualified Case Manager - RN to join our team in DC. Coordinates, negotiates, procures and manages care of patients to facilitate cost effective care and patient satisfaction. Facil...
Fulltime posisiton. At Children's Harbor, our mission is to provide therapeutic services to children and families in crisis, a safe and nurturing environment for children in foster care, and advocacy within the child welfare system. We are currently seeking qualified Family Intervention Counselors. This position provides in-home counseling to families where the child or children are at-risk of rem...
We are looking for a Physical Therapist for a full time position in Syracuse, NY. Assignment is a full time contract looking to start ASAP with an end date of December 2014 with possibility of extension if desired. Shift is Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM with 1 weekend per month. This position requires a New York State Physical Therapist license and two years experience working as a PT....
Diagnostic X-ray Service, Inc has an opening for a Full Time ARDMS Registered Ultrasound Tech. Top priority will be given to individuals that are RVT and AB Registered, however consideration will be given to those Registered in AB with experience in vascular. This position is primarily day shift, however as continued growth occurs, some nights or weekends may be required. DXS is a rapidly growing...
My client has asked me to assist in the recruitment of a Regional Marketing Consultant with LTC skilled nursing experience to oversee marketing strategies for ten facilities encompassing the Houston area, Rosenberg, and San Antonio. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven track record and assist the facility-level marketers. We expect a collaborative approach, understanding the objectives an...
Home Health Aides are members of the home care team who work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet client needs. Home health aides are responsible for observing clients, reporting and documenting observations and any care performed. Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to: Providing personal care...
DC Government Agency is seeking a long-term, DC licensed contract Social Worker with mental health/case management experience. This position offers a 40-hour work week. Qualifications include: DC Licensure as an LISCW, or Master's Degree in Social Work and LGSW, and minimum 1 year of mental health experience. Knowledge and proven experience in case management and reporting requirements. Will provi...
Senior Living Residences is an industry leader in managing and operating assisted living communities across the state of Massachusetts. SLR is looking to add to our team of excellence, seeking an experienced and self-motivated Program Director for our Compass Memory Support Neighborhood® at our community, Cornerstone at Milford. Compass Memory Support is a non-pharmacological, social model of care...
Belmont Village of Buffalo Grove Belmont Village is a developer and operator of premiere Senior Living residences nationwide. LPN / RN - Assisted Living - Buffalo Grove Leave the high-pressure environment of a hospital and join our team at Belmont Village! Our seniors genuinely appreciate the care you provide, and you will receive the satisfaction of knowing you are helping to improve the life of...
Belmont Village of Buffalo Grove Belmont Village is a developer and operator of premier Senior Living residences nationwide. Activities Assistant - Senior Living - Buffalo Grove It's time to reclaim your creativity and make a difference in the life of a senior. Our residents are eager to meet you and would love to have your guidance, talent and originality be a part of their lives. Part-time posit...
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