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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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Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-respected managed care organization as a Utilization Manager. The focus of this position will be mental health and substance abuse services reviews. Compensation is competitive, and will be discussed with each candidate individually during the interview process. Position Purpose: Perform duties to authorize and review utilization of mental health and...
Company Confidential Thibodaux, LA, 70301
Medical Receptionist : FULL TIME Monday through Friday. Experience in Health Care coding and Electronic scheduling is essential. Must be able to deal with the public in a smiling, calm and professional manner. Reference required. Health Ins and excellent benefits available....
Medical Assistant Full-time Medical Assistant needed for a Dublin, Ohio Pediatric Practice. This position will be working directly under the direction of the clinical supervisor. Job responsibilities will include: preparing exam rooms, rooming patients, taking vitals, vaccine administration, referrals and prior authorizations, handling patient calls, triage, and documenting everything in the EHR....
Thompson Staffing has a client in North Dade that is looking to hire a Pharmacist. Candidate must be a licensed Pharmacist in the State of Florida. Candidate will be responsible for customer service, filling prescriptions, etc. Hourly rate - $40 - $55. Send resumes in Word format to ***** or call 305-381-9111....
Hematology / Oncology Nurse Nashville, TN $Competitive Are you a registered nurse seeking a new challenge with a leading healthcare organization which is one of the leading employers in Tennessee? If so, this is the role for you. Our client is a comprehensive healthcare center with a reputation for excellence that specializes in patient care, research and education. They are a national leader in v...
Company Confidential Joliet, IL, 60435
Our very busy Infectious Disease office is seeking a caring, and dedicated registered nurse to work 30-32 hours per week (closed Wednesday). The office has a team of six physicians who are on staff at two hospitals. So our patient base is primarily hospital discharge follow-ups, and new referrals. Your duties would include: rooming patients, heavy phone triage, and pre-authorizations with insuranc...
Lower Bucks Hospital has an immediate opening for a part time Hyperbaric Technologist. Minimum of three (3) year experience working as a certified hyperbaric technician chamber operator is required. High school graduate or GED, Certified Hyperbaric Tech or Diver Medic Training Certified required. Current BLS certification. Lower Bucks Hospital offers competitive salary, free parking and a convenie...
Facility: Winchester Hospital, Winchester MA Department: Maternal Fetal Medicine - Per diem - Weekdays Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri - day shift Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by independently operating sonographic equipment and performing detailed sonographic diagnostic examinations on high risk pregnancies. This professional staff technologist position will have an impact on quality, safety and the...
Facility: Winchester Hospital, Winchester MA Department: MCH Float Pool (10.1102) - Part-time with benefits - 8hr Night & Evening Shifts incl E/O Weeekend and Holiday rotation MA licensure is required. Position will float to one of four Maternal Child Health departments depending on census. This position is not open to a new graduate nurse at this time. BSN required or obtained within 5 years of h...
The Clinical Reimbursement Specialist is a full time salaried position in a great team environment! Come share your knowledge of reimbursement in this Regional position. Do you like traveling to different facilities! This successful candidate for the Clinical Reimbursement Specialist position must have excellent written and verbal communication. A primary focus is with the resident assessment proc...
Director of Nursing BrookHaven Retirement Community is currently seeking a Director of Nursing for our 140 bed, dually certified nursing facility located in the Brookville, OH. As the Director of Nursing, responsibilities include but are not limited to: Responsible for managing, directing, and supervising nursing services. Plans, organizes, communicates, staffs, manages, directs, controls and lead...
Provides individual, family and group psychotherapy to patients/residents and their families. Demonstrate the ability to practice independently as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP). Part of the interdisciplinary team, participating in treatment team meetings. Completes psychosocial histories and aids in discharge planning. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the largest and...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare 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 healthcare properties in rapidly grow...
ASSISTED LIVING EXECUTIVE DR-$95K PLUS BONUS-SUPERB OPPORTUNITY, FOR HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT PRO GROW TO REGIONAL. *CONSIDERED THE "RITZ CARLTON" OF ASSISTED LIVING. *VOTED AL OF THE YEAR IN NORTHEAST SEVERAL YEARS RUNNING *VOTED EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR IN CT/MA IN HEALTHCARE 5 YEARS RUNNING Tremendous opportunity may be falling in your lap, all because of a relocation. Here’s a 5 star rated, 100 RESID...
NURSING- ENTER MANAGEMENT CAREER, HERE!- RN, REGISTERED NURSE HOMECARE MANAGEMENT LEAD—GROW TO DIRECTOR OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITHIN 10 MONTHS! to $95,000+ 20% BONUS-(BERGEN COUNTY - NJ Region) Your RN, Registered Nurse and ANY Homecare exposure coupled with team lead abilities your entrée to this sensational role. In addition, the Director of Professional Services and the Executive Director ro...
Scope of the Job The Physicians Assistant is licensed in the State of Florida and, under administrative direction, provides medical/ surgical services to patients within the scope of the supervising physician’s practice; assists with specific medical program and clinical operations; counsels patients regarding their health; prepares reports and summaries. Performs minor procedures within the scope...
Position Description: The Orthodontic Registered Dental Assistant is the liaison between the dentist and the patient. They maintain communication with the dentist, patient, and the front office staff to ensure that the patient receive the ultimate patient experience. The Orthodontic Registered Dental Assistant assists the dentist chairside during treatment procedures, performing all assisting duti...
Position Description: The Dental Assistant is the liaison between the dentist and the patient. They maintain communication with the dentist, patient, and the front office staff to ensure that the patient receive the ultimate patient experience. The Dental Assistant assists the dentist chairside during treatment procedures, performing all assisting duties permitted by law. Job Responsibilities/Duti...
Position Description: The Dental Assistant is the liaison between the dentist and the patient. They maintain communication with the dentist, patient, and the front office staff to ensure that the patient receive the ultimate patient experience. The Dental Assistant assists the dentist chairside during treatment procedures, performing all assisting duties permitted by law. Job Responsibilities/Duti...
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Rate of Growth
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Size of Industry in 2006:
4,190,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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