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Healthcare Jobs Without A Medical Degree
By: CareerCast.com
When you ask a child what medical career he or she wants to enter, you will hear, “I want to grow up and be a doctor,” or, “I’m going to be a nurse.” Have you ever heard, “I’m going to be a cardiovascular technologist,” or, “I want to grow up and be a diagnostic medical sonographer”? For years, the standard mantra was that to provide for a family you had to have a good job, and to get a good job you needed a college education. However, while the recession took a shark-sized bite out of many incomes because of ... more
Healthcare Jobs Boom in 2015 First Quarter
By: CareerCast.com
Healthcare sector hiring in March 2015 increased by 22,000, bringing the industry's total employment increase for the year over 363,000, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Healthcare is the fastest growing sector through the first quarter of 2015, up to 18.391 million total employees throughout the United States. The BLS reports ambulatory healthcare and hospital jobs fueled the industry's gain. CareerCast.com has an extensive database of hospital jobs and ambulatory service jobs to browse.more
Tips For The Medical Job Search
By: CareerCast.com
In terms of the medical job search, the employment picture for healthcare professionals presents the classic “good news/bad news” scenario. The good news? Healthcare is one of the hottest industries in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts faster-than-average job growth through 2020 in disciplines ranging from physician and surgeon to medical assistants, to physical therapists and many more. The biggest gainer? Home health aides – projected to rise an amazing 70 percent as the Baby Boom generation continues into its senior years. The bad news? The best jobs are not going to just fall into your ... more
Retail Care Growth And Patient Demand
By: CareerCast.com
Access: It's one word that may ultimately reignite the expansion of retail medicine in 2014 and beyond. CVS Caremark has added 200 new clinics since 2011, with another 850 planned by 2017. While it’s still too soon to predict a large-scale national expansion in clinic numbers, some experts believe their calling card—convenience—should be a consideration for every medical practice in the United States. Retail clinics made their way into the healthcare market in the early 2000’s and began to grow significantly about 7 years ago. Since 2006 the number of retail clinics nationwide has expanded eight-fold from roughly 200 clinics ... more
Advances In Preventive Healthcare
By: CareerCast.com
The genetic testing services provided by Counsyl help people make knowledgeable decisions about their lives. They offers three tests: Family Prep Screen, Informed Pregnancy Screen and Inherited Cancer Screen. "We said, 'We’re gonna make the genome practical and useful for decisions, finally, after so long,'" says Ramji Srinivasan, co-founder and CEO of Counsyl. The Family Prep Screen and Informed Pregnancy Screen provide future parents with information about the genes that they will potentially pass on to children; the Family Prep Screen does so before conception whereas the Informed Pregnancy Screen test does so after. Genetic counselors are then available to ... more