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Healthcare – Job Summaries

Healthcare – Job Summaries

Healthcare

Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations (such as home health aides, occupational therapy assistants, and medical transcriptionists) are projected to add more jobs than any of the other occupational groups. This projected growth is mainly due to an aging population, leading to greater demand for healthcare services. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 2020).

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First Responders

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.

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Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians collect data on and analyze many types of work environments and work procedures.

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