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HEALTH CARE JOBS
Health Care Jobs, Medical Jobs, Hospital Jobs,Nursing Jobs

CAREER CENTER 

Health Care Jobs Career Center can be used to help you locate health care jobs and explore medical jobs, hospital jobs, and nursing jobs, including jobs with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Use this site to find health care jobs listings, including job opportunities with the Veterans Administration.

 

 

 

You will also find valuable health care job hunting information and resources that you can use to explore the lucrative and fast-growing allied health care industry.

 

The U.S. Department of Labor projects a 23.8% increase in the number of health care jobs between 2012 and 2022 -- that's nearly 2.9 million NEW HEALTHCARE JOBS. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, six of the 20 occupations with the fastest employment growth are medical jobs. Health care jobs and careers are the rising stars of the employment outlook.

   

Health Care Job Vacancies

 

Many of the fast-growing health care jobs are concentrated in patient services, according to the BLS. Factors contributing to continued growth in this industry include the aging population, which will continue to require more services, and the increased use of innovative medical technology for intensive diagnosis and treatment.

 


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Health Care Jobs 

Career opportunities aren't limited to traditional health care jobs and occupations. Health care institutions will need thousands of additional accountants, auditors, personnel specialists, directors of personnel, attorneys, buyers, computer programmers, computer support specialists, chemists, engineers, drafters, computer operators, photographers, file clerks, secretaries, purchasing clerks, and food service helpers. Furthermore, employment growth is not limited to the traditional full-time job. Go to the introduction page to find out where the jobs are and networking information.

This career center will help you explore health care services occupations and assist you with locating actual health care job vacancies. You will also find information on:

 

Health care jobs - Descriptions
Health care jobs - Qualifications
Required training and education
Required certifications and licenses
Advancement opportunities
Health care jobs - Outlook
Related occupations
Interviews with health care workers
Resources/Associations/Web Sites
Earnings (average salary)
Everything you need to develop
a health care jobs search strategy

Start with the Table of Contents then visit other relevant menu selections as you explore this lucrative job market. The following medical jobs are covered:

Health Technologists: Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians, EEG and EKG technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists, Radiological technologists, Surgical technologists.

Health Technicians: Dental hygienists, Dental laboratory technicians, Dispensing opticians, Ophthalmic laboratory technicians, Emergency medical technicians, Health information technicians, Dietetics.

Pharmacy, Dietetics, and Therapy Occupations: Dietitians and nutritionists, Pharmacists, Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Recreation therapists, Respiratory therapists, Speech-language pathologists and audiologists

Nursing Careers: Licensed practical nurses, Nursing aides and psychiatric aids, Registered nurses.

Health & Social Service Occupations: Homemaker - home health aides, medical assistants, social and human service assistants, social workers.

Physicians, Dentists, Chiropractors, Optometrists, Veterinarians: Health Diagnosing Occupations & Assistants including Physician Assistants. Related occupations are also covered.

Home Health Care Job Opportunities: Interview with a Home Care Nurse, Overview, Personal and Home Care Aides, etc.

Medical Billing Job Opportunities: Billing Specialist, Coding Specialist, Patient Account Representative, Claims Analyst, Reimbursement Specialist, Claims Reviewer. Related occupations are also covered.

Medical Records Technicians and Medical Transcriptionists: Other related specialists.
 
It makes sense to explore health care job options and especially those medical jobs that have job growth potential.

 

 

 Health Care Jobs - Projections
(2012-2022)

 

OCCUPATION

GROWTH

JOB OPENINGS DUE TO GROWTH + REPLACEMENT

Clinical lab technicians and technologists 70,600 156,000
Dental assistants 74,400 137,200
Dental hygienists 64,200 113,500
Diagnostic technicians & technologists 95,600 146,400
EMT's & paramedics 55,300 120,600
Occupational health & safety specialists and technicians 5,600 26,100
Home health aides 424,200 590,700
Medical assistants 162,900 269,900
Medical records techs & medical billing 41,100 90,400
Medical Transcriptionists 6,400 22,400
Nursing aides, orderlies, attendants 9,100 19,400
Occupational therapists 32,800 48,200
Personal care aides 580,800 666,000
Pharmacy technicians 70,700 105,900
Physical therapists 73,500 123,700
Physical therapy assistants & aides 49,400 76,300
Physician assistants 33,300 48,200
Registered nurses 526,800 1,052,600
Respiratory therapists 22,700 40,100
Surgical technologists 29,300 39,100

Source:
1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2014, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_stru.htm
 

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