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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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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,...
Description The LPN 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. Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, blood pressure, patient history, medication listing, assess...
Description Primary functions are to administer excellent customer service and skilled therapy for clients of all ages in their place of residence. In addition to; coordinating care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency, care planning team and OASIS as necessary. Qualifications Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Occupational Therapy Experience: Curren...
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 minimal supervision, provides nursing care for a group of patients assigned to the nurse based on matching the patients needs with the nurse competencies. Completes established...
Description X-RAY Tech - Radiological Technician Per Diem Responsible for all X-Ray exams and obtaining imaging results via the PACS system. Provides routine but varied medical care for patients in the urgent care setting, as directed by the physician May perform splinting/casting, clinical tests, on-site labs, and EKGs. Assists with registration, insurance verification and payments. Qualifi...
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. Provides/ manages nursing care to patients in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary health team. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all assigned patient c...
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. This position is part of the departmental leadership team that provides clinical supervision on a shift basis including: coordination and assignment of patient care; functions as a u...
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, perform EKGs. Performs lab tests when needed. Process medication refill request. Prepares equipment and assists physicians with medical treatments, exams and medical procedures and administers prescribed o...
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 Medical Assistant, PRN Summary Identifies and Greets patients, escorts patient to exam room, identifies purpose of visit, prepares patient for exam by weighing patient, taking vital signs, and obtaining other appropriate data. Assists providers and nurses with minor medical procedures. Qualifications Education and/or Experience HS Diploma or equivalent required. Certification of ...
Description The position provides direct nursing care and performs administrative procedures 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 medica...
1. Demonstrates the ability to obtain accurate information and interpret the patients' history of dependence/disorder, recognizing the physical and behavioral symptoms and progression of dependency/disorder; necessary to complete intake/assessment. 2. Frequently facilitate daily flash meeting providing accurate and timely intake information to all team members. 3. Demonstrates the ability to det...
Description RN - Registered Nurse PACU, Full Time - Brownsville Surgery Center - Brownsville, TX The Registered Nurse PACU provides nursing care to patients in compliance with, but not limited to Standards of Practice a defined by ANA, AORN, ASPAN and State Practice Act Standards and, organizational protocols, policies, procedures and guidelines. The Registered Nurse PACU performs safe and indi...
Nurse Manager * Adult Psychiatric Unit * $5,000 Employment Bonus The Arbour Hospital in Boston’s Jamaica Plain area is currently seeking a Nurse Manager. Nurse Manager will be responsible for clinical and administrative oversight of inpatient unit and become part of a strong management team of dedicated leaders. This person will be a strong patient advocate who enjoys working with a committed an...
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 Medical Assistant- Full-Time , MedPost Urgent Care - Rockwall, TX The Medical Assistant identifies and greets patients, escorts patients to exam rooms, identifies purpose of visit, prepares patient for exam by weighing patient, taking vital signs, and obtaining other appropriate data. Assists providers and nurses with minor medical procedures. Qualifications To perform this job suc...
Palo Verde Behavioral Health is a 48 bed inpatient psychiatric program servicing adult patients with plans to expand to 84 beds with specialty programming for children, adolescent and adults. The role of the Staff Nurse is to provide safe and effective nursing care. As a key team member in the clinical area, the Staff Nurse promotes a climate of effective performance and learning through role mod...
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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