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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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This position resides in the Clinical Trials Resource Group within the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), in the UC Davis School of Medicine. This position reports to the Manager, Clinical Trials, and requires frequent interaction with the various research-related functional offices and programs such as the IRB, Health Informatics, Sponsored Programs, Health System Compliance, Healt...
Under the direction of the Chair/Medical Director and the Ambulatory Clinical Operations Leadership, the Practice Manager is responsible for coordinating all the operational aspects of the practice. The Practice Manager / Nurse PM is expected to provide visionary leadership in order to maximize the effectiveness of all service delivery systems and financial performance, and to cultivate a practice...
Case Management Specialist Claim Your Future as a Great Performer Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career...
Responsible for the 24 hour management of Critical Care Services unit to ensure the facility meets the established standard of care. Job Requirements: „X Acute care leadership experience of a Critical Care Department. „X Capable of exhibiting strong leadership presence throughout the organization related to all initiatives. „X Detailed clinical and operations experience. „X Demonstrated teamw...
Broadspire (www.choosebroadspire.com), 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...
Southeast Georgia Health System has an opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Operating Room team! The Registered Nurse: Effectively delivers perioperative care to the surgical patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation Works as a patient advocate for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients Utilizes patient care supplies/...
Southeast Georgia Health System has an opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our ICU team! The Registered Nurse (RN): Provides patient care using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation Demonstrates professional growth and development Uses good judgment Utilizes patient care supplies/equipment in a fiscally responsible manner Exhibits positive int...
Southeast Georgia Health System has an opportunity for a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team in our Emergency Care Center in Brunswick, GA. Come see what coastal living is all about! The Registered Nurse in the Emergency Care Center: Provides patient care using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation Demonstrates professional growth and developmen...
The Director of Nursing and Clinical Services shall oversee and guide nursing and clinical employees that are hired for their department. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff, patients, families, visitors, and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns and conflicts by identifying and assisting resolution. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills of ...
POSITION SUMMARY: The Department Nurse Director shall oversee and guide nursing and clinical employees that are hired for their department. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff, patients, families, visitors, and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns and conflicts by identifying and assisting resolution. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills ...
Pharmacy Technicians, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in the various activities of the pharmacy department not requiring the professional judgment of the pharmacist. Pharmacy Technicians assist the pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory and maintenance of records. Pharmacy Technicians function in accordance with standard written...
POSITION SUMMARY: The Department Nurse Director shall oversee and guide nursing and clinical employees that are hired for their department. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff, patients, families, visitors, and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns and conflicts by identifying and assisting resolution. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills ...
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...
Ascend Rehab has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist Assistant to join our team as a Mobile Therapist, covering our skilled nursing facilities throughout the North shore area. Travel is required with mileage reimbursement. A Mobile Therapist’s overall responsibility is to provide care to the resident at the highest level. The Mobile Therapist will be assigned to m...
Company Name: Ascend Hospice (www.ascendhospice.com) Location: Springfield & Northampton area of Massachusetts Schedule: Days Company Overview: At Ascend Hospice we believe that Hospice is for the life we live, and that life should be lived – from its beginning to its end – fully and with great dignity. We follow an individualized holistic approach to Hospice incorporating the Mind, Body, & So...
Company Name: Ascend Hospice (www.ascendhospice.com) Location: Concord & Lexington area of Massachusetts Schedule: Days Company Overview: At Ascend Hospice we believe that Hospice is for the life we live, and that life should be lived – from its beginning to its end – fully and with great dignity. We follow an individualized holistic approach to Hospice incorporating the Mind, Body, & Soul; do...
Newton Health Care Center, a 202 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior outcom...
Millbury Health Care Center, a 154 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior outc...
Peabody Glen Health Care Center, a 150 bed skilled nursing acility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for a PTA to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior outcomes. We treat ou...
Redstone Rehab and Nursing a 254 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior o...

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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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