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Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

AllHealthcare.com and CareerVoyages.gov

The healthcare industry is one of the few career fields that, despite hard economic woes, is hiring at an alarming rate. Healthcare jobs are expected to grow faster than any other industry — roughly 22%, or 3.2 million new jobs, by 2018. As baby boomers age, and Generation X has children, healthcare professionals will become more in-demand than ever. What are the hottest healthcare fields, and who are hiring these much-needed professionals? Find out now.

#1 – Registered Nurse >>


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    iss05eje86

    over 5 years ago

    4 comments

    I am a certified respiratory therapist and I have been unable to find work in my area. I have been unemployed for just over 4 months now. My only options now are to take on a different type of job and try to go back to school or to relocate to an area where there are larger hospitals with more resp. therapy jobs. My advice to anyone looking into a healthcare career, do your research BEFORE you even get started. Thinking that "healthcare careers are golden" is a myth; RN jobs are plentiful everywhere, but if it is radilogic technician, or respiratory therapist, you have to look into it deeper. If you want to live in a certain area, do a job hunt and see what kinds of openings they have. Are there openings for the career you want? How many hospitals in that area? If the situation for a physical therapy asst. looks bleak in your area, and you don't want to relocate, you may need to find a job path better suited for that area. If I could go back and do it over, I believe I would have put myself on the waiting list for nursing school. Yes, it may take 2 yrs of waiting, but I have never met an RN who could not get a job. It may not be the perfect job, they may not LOVE it, but at least they have one. In these difficult times, that matters alot.

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    jalissa01

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Hello,
    My name is Miriam and I'm looking for work in the Customer Service field to Verify medical insurance for a homecare agency. I have 14 years experience. My e-mail is mcarti58@yahoo.com

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    eileenr

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    If anyone in the Murfreesboro, Tn area is interested in taking the CPC-H night school course in January pls contact me at erknutson@bellsouth.net

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    mareham

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Hello,
    I am looking to work as a pharmacy clerk so i can practice working there as i am on my way to apply for pharmacy school. Here is my email Honeymera3@hotmail.com.

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    colombia8

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I need some help, I'm still looking for a position in Medical Billing and Coding, I don't have experienced, but I'm a faster learned. my email address is yolanda.morejon@yahoo.com

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    Yolonda

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I think medical records or codeing will be best for me since I know a little about tracking births for people.

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    msnikkidp

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    ccarter why do you call your degree useless, and why do you want out? please inform me cause i am really thinking about getting into the field as a Respiratory Therapist or Cardiac Tech.

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    ccarter

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I am a RN with a useless BSN degree. I want out! but would like to use my knowledge and 6 years of experience to find a non-clinical job. I have even thought of medical transcription due to work at home potential. Does ANYONE have thought or advice to obtaining a new career.

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    rosalindholt

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I was wrongfully discharged and i think it was to my vacation and they did not wanto give me vacation pay i need information on who i can contact in regards to this

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    JewellyK

    almost 6 years ago

    6 comments

    Good thing I'm taking my prereqs to get into a post-bacc RN program! :)

    Julie K.

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    NoNonsenseDr

    almost 6 years ago

    124 comments

    I'm sure this information will be incredibly useful to those entering the field or wishing to change careers.

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    jlrhoover

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I discovered that we have to click on "Registered Nurse" to see the other In-Demand healthcare jobs.

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    Sophie

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Hi, I wanted to inform you that I have my masters degree in Social Work. I am interested in the health care field as there are social work jobs in this area. Some of the jobs I am interested in include: medical social worker, care manager, program manager/coordinator, and anything related to these type of positions. Thanks

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    meenakshisundaram

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    pharmacist

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