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Employers of Health Science majors in DC

Medical Assistants

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice. Most medical assistants work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare facilities. Most medical assistants have postsecondary education such as a certificate. Others enter the occupation with a high school diploma and learn through on-the-job training. The median annual wage for medical assistants was $32,480 in May 2017. Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 29 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As a result, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.

Dental Assistants

Dental assistants perform many tasks, ranging from providing patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and scheduling appointments. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices where they work. Almost all dental assistants work in dentists’ offices. Most work full time. There are several possible paths to becoming a dental assistant. Some states require assistants to graduate from an accredited program and pass an exam. In other states, there are no formal educational requirements and dental assistants learn how to perform their jobs through on-the-job training. The median annual wage for dental assistants was $37,630 in May 2017. Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The aging population and ongoing research linking oral health and general health will continue to increase the demand for preventive dental services.

Medical Scientists

Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research. Practitioners who primarily provide medical or dental care or dispense drugs are included in "Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners". The median annual wage for medical scientists was $82,090 in May 2017. Employment of medical scientists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Medical scientists will continue to be needed because they contribute to the development of treatments and medicines that improve human health.

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. May conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. May be employed in the public or private sector. Includes environmental protection officers. The median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $71,780 in May 2017. The median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians was $49,960 in May 2017. Overall employment of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Specialists and technicians will be needed in a wide variety of industries to ensure that employers adhere to both existing and new regulations.

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. The median annual wage for postsecondary health specialties teachers was $97,870 in May 2017.

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Company City State
Children's National Medical Center
Children's National Medical Center
Children's Hospital
The George Washington University Hospital
The George Washington University
George Wash Univ Med Faculty
Providence Hospital
Lucy Webb Hayes National Training School For Deaconesses and Missionaries
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Veterans Health Administration
Washington DC V A Medical Ctr
Not-For-Profit Hospital Corp
UNITED MEDICAL CENTER
National Rehabilitation Hospital, Inc.
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Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Childrens National Medical Ctr
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Northwest DC Medical Off Bldg
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Kaiser Permanente
Medical Faculty Associates, Inc.
Gw Imaging
Children's National Medical Center
Childrens Health Ctr At Thearc
Vmt Long Term Care Management, Inc.
Washington Ctr For Aging Svc
United States Department of the Navy
Bureau of Medicine & Surgery
Stoddard Baptist Global Care, Inc.
Center Care
The Hospital For Sick Children Pediatric Center
Hsc Pediatric Center
Washington Nursing Facility
Grant Park Nursing Home Limited Partnership
Grant Park Care Center
Metro Homes, Inc.
Washington Home & Community Hospices (the) Inc
Community Hospices
Government of District of Columbia
Human Resources, Dept of
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Washington Hospital Center
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Veterans Health Administration
US Vet Center
Metlink Hospital & Nursing Care Center
Capitol Hill Nursing Center
The George Washington University
Dept of Health Care Sciences
Psychiatric Institute of Washington, D.C., Inc.
Lamdon Center
The Ingleside Presbyterian Retirement Community Inc
PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF THE D C
Greater Southeast Community Center For The Aging
Brentwood Adult Dycare Program
Anchor Mental Health Association, Inc
Anchor Housing
Rally Health, Inc.
DCA Capitol Hill Snf, LLC
DCA Capitol Hill Ltac LLC
DCA Hadley Ltac, LLC
DCA Hadley Snf, LLC
Unity Health Care, Inc.
Wisconsin Avenue Psychiatric Center Inc
PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE OF WASHI
Ehealth, Inc.
DC Healthcare, Inc.
Mary's Center For Maternal and Child Care, Inc.
Mary's Center
Kayla Sossin
Medlantic Healthcare Group (inc)
The Georgetown University
Lombardi Cancer Research Ctr
Capitol Hill Community Hospital
Medlink Hospital & Nursing
Stoddard Baptist Home, Inc.
STODDARD BAPTIST NURSING HOME
The Methodist Home of The District of Columbia
Methodist Home of Dc, The
The Georgetown University
Georgetown University Schl Bus
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