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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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Broadspire (, a leading international third party administrator, provides risk management solutions designed to help clients improve their financial results. Broadspire offers casualty claim and medical management services to assist large organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity and reducing the cost of risk through professional exper...
Job Summary: Responsible for the quality review of claims to enhance the clinical, network, and case management services offered by Horizon Casualty Services, Inc. (HCS). These audits review daily business practice compliance to regulatory compliance relative to contractual, internal and URAC standards. Responsibilities: Performs audits on claims and correspondence to determine the accuracy and...
Job Description: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ?RN license Required ?A Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Nursing Health Administration Public Health or related health field Preferred ?Work Experience 2+ years of experience in Quality Improvement 3+ years of experience in Managed Care Required ?Demonstrated written communication skills Advanced ?Ability to multi-task ?Ability to work in a fast paced ...
NURSE UNIT MANAGER - Full time, 36 bed skilled unit, respondsible for 18 residents, Supervisiory /leadership exp. preferred. Salary & benefits competitive. Marie Esther Health Center, 720 Boston Post Rd. East, Marlboro, MA 01752. Phone 508-597-0305, Fax: 508-229-2294...
Pharmacist Good hours. Competitive pay and benefits. No nights or Sundays. High volume store, Please reply with resume or contact info to *****...
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Medical MED TECH Personal Care Home in Delco is seeking experienced Med Techs. FT & Pt.. Apply in person. SSC at Harlee Manor. 463 W. Sproul Road, Springfield...
Senior Quality Improvement Nurse (RN or LPN or CPHQ) – Managed Care Yakima, WA *** This is a split telephonic / field position: 50% will be telephonic from your home-based office, 50% will be traveling in area to clinical locations! *** Job Summary: The Quality Improvement Nurse performs all aspects of the Quality Program, including the Performance Improvement, Quality Management, and Pay for...
Award Winning Care Our OhioHealth family of associates is a collaborative group that discovers and succeeds together. Our culture is defined by our mission and OhioHealth values of excellence, compassion, integrity and stewardship. What is it like to work at OhioHealth? WE have an unwavering commitment to put our patients at the center of everything we do, providing quality care and an exceptio...
Utilization Review Nurse (RN or LPN) – Managed Care South Seattle, WA Job Summary: As a Utilization Review Nurse you will utilize your clinical skills to review and monitor members’ utilization of health care services with the goal of maintaining high quality cost-effective care for health plan members that are hospitalized in acute, skilled and long term care settings. You will telephonically ...
University Hospitals Conneaut Medical Center is a 25-bed, not-for-profit, acute-care facility that has provided quality health care to the families and businesses of Conneaut, Ohio, and its surrounding communities since 1922. This community-based hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical services. UH Conneaut Medical Center is a federally designated Critical Access Facility, signifying ...
The Full-Time Certified Home Health Aide is a non-exempt employee trained to provide personal care and services to the terminally ill to augment that care given by family members. Functions under the direct instruction and supervision of the VITAS nurse and/or the VITAS Team Manager. This is a full-time Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) position providing patient care in Livermore and the tri-val...
Are you an experienced manager in Medical/Surgical Services who sees the opportunity for care management and specialties within Med Surg? Do you love the idea of offering a program to care for the community? Then this is for you! This not for profit community hospital is committed to maintaining its independence and serving the community with advanced care. They are well funded, have access to to...
Life-changers work here CareFusion Life-changers find innovative ways to improve our customers' ability to provide healthcare to their patients. One way is our search for bold and inspired employees across the globe. Are you ready to change lives? Join our 15,000 employees to help clinicians solve some of healthcare's most critical challenges. Meet one of our Life-changers.
Bryant & Stratton College OTA Academic Fieldwork Coordinator will support the College mission by providing the student with a fieldwork experience that provides the opportunity to carry out professional responsibilities under supervision of a qualified occupational therapy practitioner serving as a role model. The academic fieldwork coordinator is responsible for the program’s compliance with fiel...
Infection Prevention Nurse Coordinator Rome Memorial Hospital is seeking a full-time Infection Prevention Nurse Coordinator. This position entails education, specialty training, performance improvement initiatives, clinical practice and building collaborative relationships with physicians, staff and leadership. Successful candidates will require a New York State Registered Nurse license, will b...
Disease Management / Population Health Nurse (RN) - Managed Care South Seattle, WA Job Summary: As a member of the medical management team, the Disease Management RN plays an integral part in monitoring and assessing ongoing member health risks in real time and providing members with the tools and resources necessary to better manage medical conditions and make behavioral changes. The primary r...
Medical Director (MD or DO) - Health Plan Miami, FL (South Beach) Job Summary: The Medical Director is responsible for providing clinical expertise and business direction in support of medical management programs to promote the delivery of high quality, constituent responsive medical care. The Medical Director is a critical medical and business leader and contact for external providers, plan sp...
Accountable Healthcare Staffing (AHS) is currently seeking Travel Registered Nurse (RN) candidates to join our network of travel healthcare professionals. AHS PLACES 100% OF ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES!! Registered Nurse (RN) openings for: · All Shifts · All Specialties · 13 Week Contract Registered Nurse (RN) Responsibilities: · Perform frequent patient evaluations · Monitoring and tracking ...
Position Description: A WOC Nurse (Wound, Ostomy, Continence) provides acute and rehabilitative care for people with selected disorders of the gastro-intestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. The WOC Nurse provides direct care to patients with stomas, wounds, fistulas, drains, pressure ulcers, tubes and incontinence, and serves as an educator, consultant, and researcher. The WOC Nurse...
*IMMEDIATE HIRE!* A-Line Staffing Solutions is seeking experienced Pharmacy Technician / Prior Authorization / Reimbursement Rep professionals to work with a reputable organization in Rockville, MD. Job Summary of the Pharmacy Technician / Prior Authorization / Reimbursement Rep: •Reimbursement functions such as: accurate and timely claim submission, claim status, collection activity, appeals, ...

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