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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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Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering of physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Job...
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The Residential Advisor is responsible for all aspects of client supervision, safety and program operations. Implements all FBH policies and procedures pertaining to the safety and security of clients, FBH property, and the community. Provides a safe environment while promoting self-sufficiency, advocacy, and support and while leading recreational and educational acti...
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...
In a fast paced environment, the LPN works with the RN to oversee the unit activities for each shift. The LPN will be responsible to administer prescribed medications and provide medication educational groups on the shift. Job Requirements: Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Experience: Prefer one (1) year experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Prefer six (6...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
This position resides in the Clinical Trials Resource Group within the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), in the UC Davis School of Medicine. This position reports to the Manager, Clinical Trials, and requires frequent interaction with the various research-related functional offices and programs such as the IRB, Health Informatics, Sponsored Programs, Health System Compliance, Healt...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
Friends Hospital, our nation's first private psychiatric hospital, founded in 1813, has been providing care to those suffering from mental illness for over 200 years. Friends is a comprehensive behavioral health system, providing services to adolescents, adults, older adults and provides 24 hour evaluations in our Crisis Response Center. JOB SUMMARY: Working from a systems framework performs psy...
National Vision, Inc. is the nations’ fourth largest optical company in the United States. We currently operate more than 700 retail stores with over 6,500 associates! The NVI team is made up of a dynamic group of individuals who have chosen National Vision because we embrace a culture that offers our associates opportunities to continue to grow for many years. Join the fastest growing optical co...
Eyeglass World, part of the National Vision family of optical retailers, operates over 70 retail optical locations throughout the United States. A value driven superstore, Eyeglass World, with its in-store labs, offers eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses in the latest styles from designer names such as Dolce & Gabbana, DKYN, Ray Ban and more. If you're looking for eyeglasses, contact lenses ...
Eyeglass World, part of the National Vision family of optical retailers, operates over 70 retail optical locations throughout the United States. A value driven superstore, Eyeglass World, with its in-store labs, offers eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses in the latest styles from designer names such as Dolce & Gabbana, DKYN, Ray Ban and more. If you're looking for eyeglasses, contact lenses ...
Broadspire (www.choosebroadspire.com), a leading international third party administrator, provides risk management solutions designed to help clients improve their financial results. Broadspire offers casualty claim and medical management services to assist large organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity and reducing the cost of risk through professional exper...
Sales Representatives sought to join Rotech Healthcare Inc.'s successful sales team. Currently we are seeking a professional and dedicated Sales Representative with a background in respiratory services, durable medical equipment sales or home medical equipment sales to help us grow our business. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with doctors, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies,...
The Director of Nursing and Clinical Services shall oversee and guide nursing and clinical employees that are hired for their department. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff, patients, families, visitors, and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns and conflicts by identifying and assisting resolution. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills of ...
RN Home Health Nurse Company Name: Ascend Home Health Care Location: To cover the territory in and around Lexington, Concord, Lowell, & Woburn, Massachusetts Schedule: Full Time 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 patients achieve their ...
Job Description The Ultrasound Technologist performs diagnostic ultrasound studies, demonstrating good judgment in the use and application of ultrasound equipment. The incumbent assesses the findings in the ultrasound examinations and assists the radiologist and staff physicians in interpreting the ultrasound studies. Required Education Completion of a one- or two-year program or certified trai...
After hours position, Monday through Friday 9:00 p.m. to 7:00am & Saturdays/Sundays 5:00pm - 7:00am. Shifts are divided over two weeks creating a 40 hour work week. Under the direction of the Physician Supervisor, apply and modify the principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide comprehensive occupational medical services. Diagnose and treat a variety of diseases and injuries. Provid...
We're Satellite Healthcare, one of the country's most innovative providers of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease services. Known for our collegial and supportive corporate culture, our medical and clinical staff are highly motivated and committed to promoting patient wellness and improved quality of life. At our attractive and comfortable treatment centers, our patients receive unparalle...
We're Satellite Healthcare, one of the country's most innovative providers of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease services. Known for our collegial and supportive corporate culture, our medical and clinical staffs are highly motivated and committed to promoting patient wellness and improved quality of life. At our attractive and comfortable treatment centers, our patients receive unparall...

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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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