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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 Per Diem - Flexible shifts as needed The respiratory therapist maintains a broad knowledge of respiratory care theory, principles and applications. This broad knowledge coupled with his/her clinical, technical, administrative, communicative and outcome monitoring skills will be used to provide delivery of effective respiratory care for patients at FMC. Responsible to enhance the resp...
Description Full Time/Nights working out of ER To serve as the clinical expert for nursing areas expediting care to support the Medical Staff. Responsible for the facilitation of support services for the practice of advanced nursing. To assess and diagnose specific learning needs of nurses, then provide the appropriate clinical intervention for their development. To serve as a clinical resource ...
Description Provides direct patient care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists each assigned patient as needed in bathing, grooming, oral care, feeding and ambulation. Checks patients regularly. Ensures food delivery and sets up trays for patient's convenience. Feeds patients when necessary and considers patient's ability to chew and swallow. Ensures that fresh wate...
Description Physical therapist per diem for neurology out patient. Evaluation and treatment of disabilities, injuries and diseases as related to functional impairments. Uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to promote functional independence and improve quality of life. Delegates the plan of care to assistive personnel and monitors quality of care. Other duties may be assigned as needed by the...
Description Reporting to the Director and/or Supervisor, the Diagnostic Imaging Technologist is a working tream leader responsible for radiological care to patients of all ages, and takes the lead position for a predestinated shift. Must have working knowledge of conventional radiolgraphic principles and science with the ability to take responsibility for the shift performance and quality of stud...
DescriptionReporting to the Shift Manager/Charge Nurse the Unit Coordinator supports the unit by coordinating communications, performing order entry functions, maintaining files and providing clerical support. Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent Minimum one year experience in admitting or as Unit Secretary Knowledge medical terminology Basic computer knowledge such as word proces...
DIETARY AIDE Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts Part-time and PRN positions available. (EOE/M/F/V/D) Requirements Must have a familiarity with clinical diets. Culinary and/or food services experience in a health care facility is preferred. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Professional Development We understand that you want to succeed not only as a...
Description Provides direct patient care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists each assigned patient as needed in bathing, grooming, oral care, feeding and ambulation. Checks patients regularly. Ensures food delivery and sets up trays for patient's convenience. Feeds patients when necessary and considers patient's ability to chew and swallow. Ensures that fresh wate...
Description Full Time/Days Responsible to the director of pharmacy services for assuring that all professional and administrative policies and procedures, tasks and responsibilities are at optimal levels. Assists in the coordination of clinical and operational ctivities working with the Director and clnical manager. Able to carry out all clinical and operational activities of the pharmacy in con...
Description Part Time/Days Evaluation and treatment of disabilities, injuries and diseases as related to functional impairments. Uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to promote functional independence and improve quality of life. Delegates the plan of care to assistive personnel and monitors quality of care. Other duties may be assigned as needed by the supervisor Qualifications Current FL...
Description The Patient Coordinator will provide support for Tenet Floridas International Patient Services Program to impact the patient and family experience, through effective communication and efficient coordination of services to help patients and families feel at home during their stay. The Position demands a highly customer service oriented and knowledgeable professional to communicate wit...
Description Full Time/Days To serve as the clinical expert for Neuroscience/Critical Care Departments - expediting care and admissions to support the Medical Staff. Responsible for the facilitation of support services for the practice of advanced nursing. To assess and diagnose specific learning needs of nurses, then provide the appropriate clinical intervention for their development. To serve a...
Description Reporting to the Nursing Director, the Orthopedic Technician is responsible for providing assistance to the medical and nursing staff in the care of the orthopedic patients. Functions as an integral member of the patient care team. Under the supervision of a Physician, Medical Practitioner, or Registered Nurse performs all duties related specifically to orthopedic practice as well as ...
Description Per Diem Directs and provides a variety of program therapy modalities to patients requiring in-patient hospitalization for mental health care. Works under the direction and in collaboration with, the hospitals medical staff. Complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in ac...
Description Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, the RCP is responsible for demonstrating proficiency in the use/operation of respiratory equipment and provision of respiratory treatment to assigned age specific patient population and participates in related continuing education. Qualifications CA RCP license BLS ACLS and PALS preferred 3+ years in all phases of acute respiratory care pr...
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 Full Time/Days (with call) Responsible for assisting surgeons in the management of patients and perform diagnostic, therapeutic and intraoperative procedures under the supervision of the surgeon. To work closely with and assist the surgeon in providing quality, efficient and cost effective care during the patients hospitalization. To ensure continuity between clinical practice and st...
Description The Clinical Informatics (CI) Manager will provide leadership in the implementation, integration, and ongoing evolution of clinical information systems at the hospital. This individual serves as a liaison between clinicians, ancillary departments, and Information Technology (IT) to align clinical and IT standards with department workflow, processes, and policies. The CI Manager acts a...
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 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...

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Rate of Growth
28.10 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
4,110,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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