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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 yourself at the forefront of the education revolution. • Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families? • Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job? • Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction? If you answered Y...
Assumes responsibility and accountability for the fiscal, operational and personnel management of the Case Management Department, including RN Case Managers & licensed social workers. Assures the achievement of Hospital inpatient and observation patient length of stay goals. Assures the placement of patients into the appropriate patient status. Collaborates with the CMO and Medical Staff on all Ca...
Performs the primary function of a professional nurse leader in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating nursing care provided to patients. The Clinical Supervisor - RN shall oversee and guide nursing employees that are under their supervision. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns, and conflicts by identifying and assis...
Assists in achieving compliance with regulatory and accrediting agency standards by collecting, reporting and analyzing data required as per hospital Performance Improvement (PI) program. Focuses on Core Measure data, keeping current with regulatory expectations. Job Requirements: Current Florida RN license. B.S.N. preferred. Recent acute care PI experience preferred CPHQ preferred. Demonstrates...
Ascend Rehab has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians covering our home care division throughout the north shore area. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in s...
River Glen Health Care Center, a 120 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional opportunity for a Director of Rehab to lead our team of talented clinicians. The Director of Rehabilitation Services is responsible for the day to day coordination and oversight of all aspects of the rehabilitation services including physical, occupational, speech services for the assigned center. The Director o...
Description: Summary: The Associate Head Nurse plans, facilitates, coordinates, and communicates the patient’s plan of care to members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team. Assists with human resource management activities, such as staff scheduling, staff development, and performance monitoring. Is accountable for management of the division on a 24-hour basis. Functions as manager in the abse...
Peabody Glen Health Care Center, a 150 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians. This position requires coverage for one weekend day per week. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation...
Grand Blanc Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 157 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional opportunity for a full time Occupational Therapist Assistant to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, wh...
Lexington Health Care Center, a 211 bed skilled nursing acility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist Assistant to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in sup...
Lexington Health Care Center, a 211 bed skilled nursing acility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for a PTA to join our team of talented clinicians. This opportunity requires coverage for one weekend day, either Tue-Sat or Sun-Thur. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation s...
Lexington Health Care Center, a 211 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior out...
Ascend Rehab has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team as a Mobile Therapist, covering our skilled nursing facilities throughout the North and South Shore in MA. Travel is required with mileage reimbursement. A Mobile Therapist’s overall responsibility is to provide care to the resident at the highest level. The Mobile Therapist will be assigned to ...
Ascend Rehab has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist Assistant to join our team as a Mobile Therapist, covering our skilled nursing facilities throughout the North shore area. Travel is required with mileage reimbursement. A Mobile Therapist’s overall responsibility is to provide care to the resident at the highest level. The Mobile Therapist will be assigned to m...
The RN Supervisor is responsible for the day to day coordination and oversight of all aspects of nursing activities of the facility during her/his tour of duty. The RN Supervisor will assure that State and Federal Regulations as well as Facility Policy and Procedures are adhered to and the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. Additionally, the RN Supervisor is the Administrat...
at Lakes at Litchfield Pawley’s Island, SC CHECK OUT OUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES If you are interested in helping seniors live longer, happier and healthier lives, then we are interested in you! Money for Higher Education 21 Days PTO First Year with Quarterly Cash Outs Available Flexible Scheduling Forward Thinking Company 401K with Company Match as of Day 1 Now Accepting Applications for...
RN Home Health Nurse Company Name: Ascend Home Health Care Location: To cover the territory in and around Lexington, Concord, Lowell, & Woburn, Massachusetts Schedule: Part Time, 20 hours per week Company Profile: When it comes to home health care, experience matters. Ascend Home Health Care, is a licensed Medicare and Medicaid home health agency offering an array of services to help our pati...
- Local home care provider needed immediately. - 32 hours per week - $10.00 an hour. - Prior medical assisting or provider experience is required. - Must be able to pass a drug test and background check. Job Purpose: Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families. Duties: * Monitors patient co...
Company Name: Ascend Hospice (www.ascendhospice.com) Location: All counties throughout NJ Company Overview: At Ascend Hopsice we believe that Hospice is for the life we live, and that life should be lived – from its beginning to its end – fully and with great dignity. We follow an individualized holistic approach to Hospice incorporating the Mind, Body, & Soul; done through four different level...
at Cascades Greenville, SC CHECK OUT OUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES If you are interested in helping seniors live longer, happier and healthier lives, then we are interested in you! Money for Higher Education 21 Days PTO First Year with Quarterly Cash Outs Available Flexible Scheduling Forward Thinking Company 401K with Company Match as of Day 1 Now Accepting Applications for Future Openings...

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Healthcare Support (Nursing, PT, Healthcare support)

Rate of Growth
34.50 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
4,190,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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