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Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

Georgia Price 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 24% by 2016. 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

#2 – Home Health Aide

#3 – Medical Assistant

#4 – Pharmacy Technician

#5 – Medical Secretary

#6 – Dental Assistant

#7 – Healthcare Administrator

#8 – Medical Records and Health Information Technician

#9 – Physical Therapist

#10 – EMT and Paramedic


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    zozosdaddy

    almost 6 years ago

    8 comments

    NursePatrice, I sorry that you feel the way you do! Its more than obvious that you harbor pain within your soul. Perhaps a few or more RN's have made you to feel less than human in the past and child, it shows through your reply's. Nurses , espically RN's at certain times tend to eat there young or anybody that wonders along the path. Stress can be a real factor and makes a lot of people say and do things they really should'nt have. Your reference to ( book smarts ) implies that for what ever reason, you are unable to further your education and are trying to defend ignorance with practice as equal to or greater than someone with a Degree?I wish the best for you and hope that you can find time to let some Jesus get inside you and overpower the uglyness that is holding you back from being the best you can be, without envy and bitterness that clearly resinates from your posts. To care for people, you have to have love in your heart. RN's are people too! I dont think you have a clue as to the stress and pain it is to get through school, it's not something that just happends in a library with a bunch of other book worms. Good luck with the rest of your time on this earth , and try to relax, were all the same people regaurdless of titles.

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    swimnutt1523

    almost 6 years ago

    748 comments

    i AM SO HAPPY!!! I graduated my cna class to day well I am not out of the woods yet I still have the NNAAP EXam wish me luck

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    swimnutt1523

    almost 6 years ago

    748 comments

    Re : home health aid, well go on line and look ,or look in the phone book a place that has locations every where would Be RESCARE. IF YOU SEARCH ONE LINE THERE ARE ALOTT OF PLACES TO LOOK AT i WISH YOU THE BEST

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    Keshari

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    If Medical Assistant are in damand, why can i not get a job?

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    ksaranuku

    almost 6 years ago

    14 comments

    Can I apply for home health aide ? how can I apply?

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    lavicheas

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I already have a Bachelors in Biology with a Masters in Health Administration. I would like to know what job would be the best for me to apply. I also have 4 years of experience working in a dialysis clinic.

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    sjons

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    I am going back to school to get a 2yr assoc. RN degree at 37 since my career as a NYS real estate broker is sloooowly dying (in this economy) so I want to make sure I'm set for the future. I've worked with elderly before but want to end up in something more fast paced and rewarding on a daily basis. (though I'm realistic that with ups will come downs...) I'm also VERY strong in computer knowledge and am wondering what RN field would utilize my affinity for computers as well, thx to all ahead of time!

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    Kentucky_Nurse1984

    almost 6 years ago

    6 comments

    panamagrama!!!!! I got news for you, L.P.N.'s do have to have the courses in Chemistry, Microbiology and higher level Math Classes SO the best thing for you to do is get down off that high horse you think that you're riding on and put your feet on the ground because Darlin it's a long ways to fall when you "THINK" you know it all and another thing LVN not only stands for "Texas" L..P.N.'s it also stands for a lot of other States not only Texas and as far as the an L.P.N. not having knowledge I had much rather have an L.P.N. take care of me any day of the week then an R.N. who thinks she is too good to get her hands a little dirty because she has to touch a patient to assess them!! Give me a break because SweetHeart I have been there and done that and there's nothing that you can say to me that I care to hear or read. Now when you get your head out of your butt then talk like a Professional and not an IDIOT because we are all in this together. Just like I said before, "Help everybody and do the job right and learn as you go and believe me you will have the best Staff that you could ever want." You need to learn to listen and be patient and not push or shove, we are all in this together to make the patients better and give them a kind and caring and appreciated way of Life, to treat them with Respect and Diginity as if they were one of our own family members and to also treat the other Nurses (no matter what their Title is) with Respect. We're all here together to make a difference in other people's lives.

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    inspiralcarpets13

    almost 6 years ago

    6 comments

    let us work as a team and be kind to each other!

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    needing_bodies2care4

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I am currently unemployed and looiing for work I am a cna/cna2 with skills and experiences you can contact Debra King 503-332-2372 I live in the Beaverton area Oregon

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    jocelynmcd

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    WOW! I am a LPN who happens to own a home health care agency most of these comments are unnecessary. We all are in the field of health care to help those that need care! Remember as nurses and this includes RNs & LPNs we need STNAs & CNAs to do their duties so we can do ours. I guess what I am saying we need each other. Be nice to each other, work together and remember our common goal: clients are our priority!

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    AmbitiousFutureRN

    almost 6 years ago

    52 comments

    aichuasa well said!!! As for nursepractice your comment was ugly and not needed.

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    Gruffy

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Well guess what Nursepratice. The RN's now have to do the Physicians job and not get paid for it. So, guess what, it all rolls down hill.

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    ORBarbie

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Nursepatrice, you need to walk in an R.N.s shoes before you open your mouth like that... It is much more involved than you perceive. You are wrong when you say the only thing you can't do that an R.N. can do is pass meds. We need CNAs, LPNs/LVNs, and RNs, You are paid according to your position and the amount of education you have, after that you gain more pay according to you experience and sometimes how well you do your job. Everyone chooses their own path, if you want to be recognized more for the responsibilities and the skills you have, you need to go on and get your degree.

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    Account Removed

    almost 6 years ago

    Wow the articel is great info, but the comments are a bit hostile! BTW, nursepatrice, I am not sure where you are from, but CNA's in NC CANNOT draw blood, administer enteral feedings or wound care. There are also MANY things that an RN is licensed to preform that a CNA will never be able to do. That being said, a CNA is a great asset to the nursing team. It takes all of us working together to make patiant care great!

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