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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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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. Provide leadership, direction and coordination of all clinical activities involving professional medical judgement. Work closely with Administrator to ensure comprehensive ...
Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company is the leading pharmacy services provider for the behavioral health community. Serving more than 300,000 individuals across 34 states, we are a rapidly growing and successful organization with a strong network of full-service pharmacies embedded within behavioral health centers throughout the United States. We seek a Full-time Licensed Pharmacy Technician The phar...
SiTEL BLS Instructor Department: SiTEL Schedule: Part Time Shift: Hours: Job Details SiTEL Instructor BLS Job Summary _FLSA: Non Exempt Coordinates and instructs American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) raining programs for healthcare professionals. Qualifications Education: Credentialed as health care provider such as EMT-Paramedic, Registered Nurse, or Respiratory T...
General Dentist- Columbus, OH Perform general dentistry procedures; No experience required. Requires DMD or DDS, State of Ohio dental license & DEA license. Send Resume to: H.R, Discover Dental LLC. - 2872 Stelzer Rd, Columbus, OH 43219 This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.columbusjobs.com/monster....
Clinical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant-Cardiology Associates Department: Schedule: Per diem/No benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Hours: Job Details MedStar Health Cardiology Associates seeks a Clinical Assistant to help cover our Southern Maryland offices (Waldorf and Leonardtown) on a PER NEED basis. Responsibilities: * Collecting patient vital signs * Performing 12-lead EKGs * Prescr...
Patient Service Representative- Cardiology Associates Department: Cardiology Associates - Irving Street Schedule: Full time hourly with Benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Hours: Job Details Cardiology Associates seeks a medical receptionist for our clinical office located at the Washington Hospital Center. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced work environment with changi...
RN - Homecare Department: DC, VNA Schedule: Full-time Per Visit w/benefits Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details - CPR Required RN Homecare Make a Positive Difference Registered nurses at MedStar Health, VNA know that they make a positive difference in people’s lives. They develop an individualized plan of care to meet each patient’s needs. Position Details: * Perform patient home health ...
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...
Patient Account Representative Department: Cardiology Associates - Irving Street - AR Schedule: Full time hourly with Benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Hours: Job Details Cardiology Associates seeks an experienced billing representative to process patient accounts to ensure maximum reimbursement for service rendered. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic and prestigious practice in ou...
Post Acute Care Coordinator Department: Post Acute Care Coordination Schedule: Full-time salaried with benefits (exempt) Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details MedStar Health has an immediate opportunity for a Post Acute Care Coordinator to join our team in Baltimore. This position will be based out of MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Ensure patients receive the right level of care at the righ...
SiTEL Instructor Department: SiTEL Schedule: Per diem/No benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Hours: Job Details - CPR Required SiTEL Instructor Job Summary _FLSA: Non Exempt Coordinates and instructs American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Life Support training programs for healthcare professionals. Qualifications Education: Credentialed by relevant professional association. EXPERIENCE: 1 y...
Sentara. Your Community Not-For-Profit Health Partner Our mission. We improve health every day. Sentara Medical Group, a division of Sentara Healthcare originally formed in 1995, brings together more than 400 primary care and specialty physicians to care for patients across Hampton Roads, Northeastern North Carolina and Northern Virginia. Together they are putting electronic medical records and...
Case Management Specialist Claim Your Future as a Great Performer Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career...
POSITION SUMMARY: Reports to the Manager Rehabilitation Services. Assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and accurately provides Physical Therapy (PT) evaluations; develops and implements PT treatment plans; provides education and information to patients and caregivers; participates in required discharge planning and completes all required documentation accor...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Under minimal supervision, provides nursing care for a group of patients assigned to the nurse based on matching the patients needs with the nurse competencies. Completes established...
Description The position provides direct nursing care and performs administrative procedures for the medical office and wellness clinic. Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, blood pressure, patient history. Performs lab tests when needed. Prepares equipment and assists physicians with medical treatments, exams and medical procedures and administers pr...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Provides/ manages nursing care to patients in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary health team. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all assigned patient c...
Description This is an AS NEEDED Position. Responsible for assessing, coordinating and documenting inpatient care and follow-up services for patients, in accordance with policies and procedures. Assist physicians with hospital rounds. Pre-round on CIU and other floors. Coordinate physicians and patients with catheterization lab. Assign physicians to perform procedures. Coordinate cardioversions ...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Provides leadership, coordination and direction for day-to-day therapy activities. Responsible for evaluating, organizing and conducting medically prescribed physical therapy service...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. The Director has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for the clinical, financial, and personnel management of a patient care unit(s) on a 24-hour basis. He/she leads th...

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

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