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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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Description Performs all duties of a Lab Assistant. In addition, procures an above average number of patient specimens, instructs phlebotomy/office trainees, inventories and maintains, phlebotomy and office supplies, and exhibits above average initiative and cooperation. Efficiently performs computer functions assigned to a Lab Assistant security level; competently performs downtime procedures. P...
Description We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse - RN whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions to all patient population...
Description We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse - RN PRN DAYS ACE whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions to all patie...
Description Des Peres Hospital is currently looking for a Registered Nurse - RN ICU NIGHTS whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions...
Description Provides both direct and indirect supervision of Diet Technician, Registered (DTR). Co-signs orders written by DTR. Conducts chart reviews and competencies on DTR. Provides optimum nutritional care program to the patients through nutritional assessment, development, implementation and re-evaluation of nutritional care plans including enteral and parenteral nutrition support and making...
Description Des Peres is seeking a Registered Nurse - RN for the ER PRN whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions to all patient pop...
Description Des Peres Hospital is currently seeking a Registered Nurse - PRN in Endoscopy whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions ...
Description Des Peres Hospital is seeking a Patient Care Technician who is responsible for providing patient care related services and clerical support under the direction of a Registered Nurse including, but not limited to services relative to hygiene, nutrition, ambulation, elimination, vital signs, safety, and supply and office maintenance. Qualifications EDUCATION: High School diploma or e...
Description Des Peres Hospital is currently seeking a Registered Nurse - RN CHARGE NIGHTS ON TELEMETRY whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing i...
Description Des Peres Hospital is currently looking for a Registered Nurse - RN ER PRN whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions to ...
Description Des Peres Hospital is currently seeking a Patient Care Technician who is responsible for providing patient care related services and clerical support under the direction of a Registered Nurse including, cut not limited to, service relative to hygiene, nutrition, ambulation, elimination, vital signs, safety and supply and office maintenance. Qualifications EDUCATION REQUIRED: High S...
Description The Registered Nurse Case Manager performs a wide variety of patient centered duties, focusing heavily on discharge planning and utilization management through admission assessment and concurrent reviews. The Case Manager participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and collaborates with physicians, staff, and insurance companies to facilitate the case management process and compli...
Description Des Peres Hospital is currently seeking a Surgical Assistant PRN ( RNFA OR NP required) who is responsible for assisting the primary surgeon in the preoperative, intra-operative and post operative period. Care is provided to pediatric through geriatric patients populations; acts in the absence of a qualified physician. Qualifications EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Graduate of a School of ...
Description Job Summary: The histotechnologist is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of tissue specimens for microscopic evaluation. This includes operation and maintenance of the equipment used to prepare these specimens. At the direction of the Manager, the histotechnologist is also responsible for learning, developing, evaluating and implementing new procedures in the routine...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management , patient com...
Description Job Summary: Under the supervision of a Core lab supervisor and/or manager, performs clinical laboratory procedures, quality control/assurance and instrument maintenance/troubleshooting. The medical technologist is responsible for reporting test results to patient care units so that laboratory services consistently provide high quality patient care. This position reports to the direc...
DescriptionDes Peres Hospital is currently seek and Pharmacy Technician as needed who is responsible for assisting the pharmacist in carrying out the duties of running a hospital pharmacy, only performing those duties permitted by law. Qualifications EDUCATION: High school graduation or equivalent. LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Pharmacy Technician or Intern Registration ( or applicati...
Description The Professional Staff Nurse plans, delivers and evaluates nursing care to designated patients under the direction and supervision of the Clinical Manager and/or designee. Performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties. Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned. Qualifications Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations Current Florida Nursing License CPR certific...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient comm...
Description We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse - RN whose compassion, clinical expertise, and excellence are top priority. As an RN, you will conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions to all patient population...

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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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