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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 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.
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
Job Description: Medical Front Office Administration/Insurance Authorizations Clerk Immediate need for large medical management facility in Kern County that offers opportunity with growth. Duties will include high call volume from patients for over 9 providers, scheduling appointments, understanding of insurance carriers both private, HMO"s and government insurance companies. Will be confirming in...
Job Description: This Grievance & Appeals Nurse Specialist Position Features: * Registered Nurse Apply Only * Clinical Nursing 3-5 years; Managed Care- 3 years; Medicare *BSN or BA in Health Care or a related field a plus. The Grievance & Appeals Nurse Specialist provides direct assistance to member's with health care access or benefit coordination issues, ensuring that clinical grievances, compla...
Job Description: This HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR Position Features: Purpose of position- FSD provide a generalist HR support to department supervisors and line staff This may include policies , regulations, and practical standards regarding equal opportunity/affirmative action employment, recruitment and hiring options, compensation issues, performance management and disciplinary procedures, employe...
Job Description: As an LVN, your responsibilities will be to perform assigned nursing duties, including but not limited to, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician. Primary Responsibilities: - Perform and assist with delegated procedures - Implement Physician's orders and record observations/evaluations of patien...
Job Description: Are you looking to make a difference in a child's life? If so, please review the job description below and submit your resume if you qualify. Job Details: A fast paced, high-energy pediatric hospital is looking to hire Pediatric RN's. This position offers both day and night shifts. Pay is up to $38/hr, plus possible bonuses. The Pediatric RN provides care to patients ranging from...
Job Description: This Cerner Clinical Analyst Pharmacist Position Features: * WORKING FOR A GREAT FACILITY. * PEDIATRIC PHARMACY EXP A HUGE PLUS!! * GREAT COMPETITIVE PAY & BENEFITS! The Cerner Pharmacist Analyst MUST be a Licensed Pharmacist. (If they are not licensed in the State of CA, they must be willing to obtain their CA license Minimum Experience Required ? Minimum Five (5) years clinical...
Job Description: A self-motivated Dental Assistant is needed for an energetic, family-oriented practice. The Dental Assistant will be responsible for taking and developing dental x-rays, disinfecting instruments, assisting the dentist during dental procedures, stocking supplies, and providing oral health education to patients. Additional general office duties may be required such as answering phon...
Job Description: A nonprofit and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is looking to hire an experienced Human Resources Manager to join their team. This facility works around the belief that healthcare is a basic right and strives to provide excellent healthcare to those in need. The Human Resources (HR) Manager will be responsible for planning, developing, establishing, and implementing, effe...
Job Description: We are currently seeking experienced phlebotomists that are experienced in lab based settings for the Downey area. Duties include: demonstrate knowledge of blood draws for patients of all ages, specimen (urine / drug) collections, paternity collections, breath alcohol testing and other related duties. Desired candidate will also have good data entry (will be tested) and computer s...
Job Description: Currently seeking a Registered Nurse for a full time position at a medical corporation near the Diamond Bar area. Duties include: HEDIS medical record and TAR review and prepare Preventative Care reports. Experience with HEDIS, IPA's and Disease Management. Minor patient care needed for this position also, including physical exams, vitals. Bilingual Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese...
Job Description: We are in the immediate need of an RN case manager with strong Transplant experience and at least 1-2yrs as a Case Manager. Must have a valid RN license clear background We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status. You can view all of our jobs online at http://www.allswell.net/?...
Job Description: We are currently seeking an RN Case Manager with Ambulatory/complex and Concurrent Review experience. The Ambulatory Case Manager is responsible for the complex clinical management of designated high-risk patients in the out-patient setting. The ACM will be involved in the coordination of services, assessment, monitoring and evaluation of the comprehensive health care needs of the...
Job Description: Immediate need for a Recruiting Assistant to work in a beautiful new building in Downtown Los Angeles. Provide general administrative support to the HR dept, in recruitment. Draft memos, emails, etc. in response to queries, complaints and requests for assistance. Assist the HR Unit in updating and redrafting existing recruitment policies. Conduct heavy sourcing and provide backgro...
Experienced PAS Care Coordinator for fast growing Home Care Company. Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating services for the disabled and/or elderly consumers on the waiver program. Competitive and Excellent hourly pay and benefits. Great work environment- Do miss this wonderful opportunity! Qualified applicants attached Resume to this posting....
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Large specialty group of N. Dallas physicians who are devoted to the diagnosis, treatment and care of infants, children and adults with asthma and allergies has an immediate need for an Administrator to oversee practice operations at multiple locations. The successful candidate will be an experienced, articulate, decisive and engaging Practice Manager. Must be solutions-oriented and possess an ext...
Belmont Village Turtle Creek Belmont Village is a developer and operator of premier Senior Living residences nationwide. Caregiver - Senior Living - Dallas Bring your enthusiasm and compassion to help others and we will provide you with a nurturing caring environment in which to work. We offer our employees great pay, medical coverage and a quarterly incentive bonus. Join our enthusiastic team! Yo...
Lorian Health is a growing home health agency seeking energetic members to join our team of skilled professionals. Lorian is currently looking for Psychiatric Registered Nurses(RN) to provide optimum care to San Diego patients. The following territories are currently available: • San Ysidro • Chula Vista • National City • El Cajon • Santee • Central San Diego • Clairemont • Poway • San Diego Coast...
Lorian Health is a growing home health agency seeking energetic members to join our team of skilled professionals. Lorian is currently looking for per-diem and full-time Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN/LPN) to provide optimum care to our southern California patients. The following territories are currently available in San Diego: San Ysidro Chula Vista National City El Cajon Santee Central San Die...
Lorian Health is a growing home health agency seeking energetic members to join our team of skilled professionals in Orange County. Lorian is currently looking for Registered Nurses (RNs) to provide optimum care to our Orange County patients. The following territories are available: · La Habra · Buena Park · Anaheim · Orange · San Juan Capistrano · San Clemente · Dana Point · Laguna Niguel · Lake...
Lorian Health is a growing home health agency seeking energetic members to join our team of skilled professionals in Riverside County. Lorian is currently looking for full-time and per-diem Registered Nurse (RN) Case Managers to provide optimum care to our Riverside patients. The following areas of coverage are available: · Corona · Perris · Sun City · Winchester · Moreno Valley · Riverside City ·...
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