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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
Arc of the Ozarks Springfield, 65802
Licensed Clinical Psychologist The Arc of the Ozarks is looking for an energetic, flexible, creative individual with excellent clinical and therapeutic skills to facilitate services to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness and a developmental disability. This individual would work alongside other psychologists, psychiatrists, behavioral analysts, and an innovative treatment team to provide t...
Sylvan House Saint Louis, 63125
Med Level 1 Aide Part - Time Every other weekend 11 p.m - 7 a.m. Apply in person: Sylvan House 30 Sherman Ave. St. Louis, MO 63125 Or Call: 314-892-2212 (1875410)...
Family Court of St. Louis County University City, 63105
Social Services - Manager, Family and Clinical. Family Court of St. Louis County is looking to hire a FT Manager Family and Clinical Services. Full details http://agency.governm entjobs.com/stlouis/def ault.cfm Apply by 4/11/14 noon. EOC. (1875043)...
Registered Dietician / Certified Diabetes Educator-1300714 Description (We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.) We are looking for a highly engaged Registered Dietician who is also a Certified Diabetes Educator, who would like to work in an environment where casual work attire is welcomed and a great attitude is a must! This position is based out of ourLihue office. Main Responsiblities: W...
RN/Certified Diabetes Educator-1400121 Description (We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.) Confident, competent practitioner able to recommend and follow through on a medication regimen for inpatients based on principles of successful glycemic management Assesses knowledge needs in patient/family in diabetes self-care and delivers resources/education to fill those needs. Uses assessment t...
Senior Clinician, Hospital Diabetes (RN/RD/CDE)-1400142 Description (We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.) Works with the Program Director, physicians, Resource/Utilization/Case Management, diabetes staff and other hospital staff to achieve program objectives and enhance clinical outcomes and customer satisfaction. Assess patient's understanding of disease process; chronic complications;...
ST. ANTHONY’S HOSPICE Has the following positions available: A Full Time Volunteer Coordinator, A Full Time Training, Quality, & Safety Coordinator, A Full Time Weekend Option RN and a Part Time CNA position. Apply online at www.stanthonyshospice.org or at 2410 S. Green Street, Henderson, KY 270-826-2326 Posting provided by:...
HC976019: HCS Program Spring, TX See below to apply HCS program seeking Registered Nurse to provide services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Previous HCS or Medicaid waiver program experience preferred but not required. Reliable transportation required. Family friendly, fulltime, flexible schedule. Competitive salary and generous Benefits commensurate with experience....
HC976417: Liberty Health Care Center Liberty, Tx ***** Liberty Health Care Center, a Skilled Nursing Facility located at 1206 N. Travis, Liberty, Texas, has immediate openings for Respiratory Therapists to join our team for our Advanced Respiratory Care Unit. This unit serves an 18-year old and up post-acute patient population with a focus on weaning and return to home. Ideal c...
Company Confidential Lowell, MA, 01852
Clinical Manager- RN Full- Time VNA of Greater Lowell Lowell, MA The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. has an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Manager to be responsible for direct clinical supervision of multidisciplinary team of RNs, LPNs, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologist and Team Scheduler. The Clinical Manager is also responsib...
HC979603: VitaLiving, Inc. Houston, TX ***** Full time position, on call duties rotating every 3 wks. hrs variable could include a weekend shift 60% office 40% field. Insurance benefits, PTO, EID pd holidays. 1 yr experience preferred working with developmentally disabled population. TX nursing license, TX drivers license/insurance, CPR certified. Apply in person, Mon-Fri, 9:00am-3:...
SOTO, LINDA Harlingen, 78550
NowHiring7.eps Medical FULL TIME MEDICAL BILLING CLERK Fast paced Physician office in Harlingen Texas looking for Billing Clerk. Experience preferred but will accept Certified Medical Office Specialist. Collections, Billing, Posting of accounts Please send Resume to: Valleywide Classifieds 1400 E. Nolana McAllen, TX 78502 ATTN: BOX 2586...
Fort Walton Health & Rehabilitation Center Fort Walton Beach, 32547
newtoday.jpg Medical/Health Is currently accepting applications for: LPN: Evening Shift CNAs: All Shifts Medical Records: Must be a LPN, experience preferred but not required. Apply in person at Fort Walton Rehab Center,1 LBJ Senior Dr. Ft Walton Beach, FL 32547; or email resume to: ***** 850-863-2066 An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D Web ID34262739 Text FL82447 to 56654...
BAY MEDICAL CENTER HR Panama City, 32401
Medical/Health Bay Medical Center Bay Medical-Sacred Heart, located in Panama City, Florida, is 323-bed regional referral center and our community's largest and most comprehensive hospital. Bay Medical-Sacred Heart has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in America for overall clinical excellence the past five years in a row by the nation's leading healthcare ratings organization and has...
Life Management Panama City, 32401
Medical/Health Life Management Center of Northwest Florida Job Pick of the Week: Adult Health Care Manager Check out this & others on our website: www.lmcares.org...
Company Confidential TIFTON, GA, 31794
HEALTHCARE OPPORTUNITY Georgia Correctional Healthcare has a unique opportunity at Wilcox State Prison in Abbeville, offering advanced technology and professional challenges to grow and develop your skills. NURSE PRACTITIONER/ PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Req’s GA license. Fax: 229-467-2488 Call: 229-467-3056 As part of the Georgia Regents University, we offer excellent health and retirement benefits along...
Company Confidential Buena Vista, GA, 31803
RN SUPERVISOR Magnolia Manor of Marion County is currently accepting applications for full time RN Supervisors. Must possess a current, unencumbered Georgia RN license. Long term care experience preferred but not required. Supervisory experience is a plus. For more information on these positions, please call 229-649-2331 or apply in person at 349 Geneva Road, Buena Vista, GA. Drug Free EOE....
Company Confidential Moultrie, GA, 31776
Licensed Practical Nurse: Under general supervision, provides direct, technical nursing care functions in accordance with individual treatment plans and/or as prescribed by participant's attending physician. Assists in self administration of medications as prescribed, completes associated documentation, coordinates dental services, medical/psychiatric appointments, TB testing and other medica...
Wills Eye Hospital Philadelphia, 19107
Certified Surgical Technicians - FT & PT Philadelphia, PA Wills Eye Hospital, the nation's first hospital devoted solely to eye care, has an opening for Certified Surgical Technician. Requires minimum 1 year experience, ophthalmology experience preferred. Interested? Please send resume to: ***** or fax to: 215-928-7239. EOE Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
Company Confidential Willow Grove, 19090
Dental Tech Willow Grove Acrylic/denture/partial dept. Exp. req'd. Exc pay. Craig 215-659-7755 Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
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