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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 1. Provides updates and reports to, or consults with, the RN or PT Case Manager and/or the Director of Nursing on a frequent and as needed basis. 2. Provides direct and indirect care to the patients in the home setting, as contained in the written assignment on the Home Health Aide Care Plan and as assigned by the Registered Nurse, or appropriate therapy personnel. Personal care duti...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Care Alternatives Hospice embraces a holistic and personalized approach to delivering patient care. We are currently looking for a Per Diem RN Case Manager whose passion to deliver comprehensive hospice services will serve as a source of strength and support to our patients and families. This position will cover our Union & Middlesex County service area. Responsibilities: Case management of hosp...
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,...
DescriptionInterprets physician medication orders. Acts as drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff and ancillary department personnel. Compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceuticals. Is responsible for drug distribution,BS in Pharmacy or PharmD.-Must have Pharmacy license....
Description The position provides direct nursing care for the medical office. 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 prescribed oral medications and gives intramuscular and subcu...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
DescriptionHigh school diploma or equivalent is required. -Six months of healthcare experience preferred. Must be current Certified Nursing Care Assistant.High school diploma or equivalent is required. -Six months of healthcare experience preferred. Must be current Certified Nursing Care Assistant....
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
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...
Description Houston Northwest Medical Center currently seeking Registered Nurse to join the Rapid Response Team and work FT/Day(7a - 7p) shift, 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 ...
Description This is a temporary position as a pilot program for 90 days at 40 hrs a week M-F with potential to become regular. 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 cath...
Description This is an AS NEEDED position that will work in collaboration with the physicians to provide care to patients and ensure the efficient delivery of medical services. Responsible for patient triage and education, assisting physicians during office hours and follow-up on prescriptions, procedures and tests. Must be capable of working with minimal supervision while managing multiple prior...
Description The Medical Assistant provides caring and compassionate direct care in a clinic setting under the direction of a physician, assists medical providers, and maintains a clean and safe environment in accordance with the policies and procedures of the practice. This position assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by preparing patients for examinations, taking blood pr...
Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech Healthcare Inc. is seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location. Job Responsibilities: Help patients with aerosol therapy, oxygen and other home healthcare equipment Provide...
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 the direction of a licensed nurse, assists with the provision of nursing care to patients in collaboration with other team members of the interdisciplinary health team. Qualif...
Description Houston Northwest Medical Center 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 intervent...
Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech Healthcare Inc. is seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location. Job Responsibilities: Help patients with aerosol therapy, oxygen and other home healthcare equipment Provide...
Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech Healthcare Inc. is seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location. Job Responsibilities: Help patients with aerosol therapy, oxygen and other home healthcare equipment Provide...

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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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