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Employers of Health Science majors in GA

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
The Georgia Health Sciences Foundation Inc
Joint Board of Family Practice
The Fulton Dekalb Hospital Authority
Grady Health System
Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation
GRADY HEALTH SYSTEM
Memorial Health, Inc.
Memorial University Med Ctr
Savannah Multispecialty Associates, LLC
Dwaine & Cynthia Chldrns Hosp
Navicent Health, Inc.
Savannah Health Services, LLC
Memorial Health Univ Med Ctr
The Medical Center of Central Georgia Inc
Brooks County Hospital Authority
University Health Services, Inc.
University Professional Ctr I
The Fulton Dekalb Hospital Authority
Hughes Spalding Childrens Hosp
Kennestone Hospital At Windy Hill, Inc.
Well Star
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc.
University Health Services, Inc.
University Hospital
Piedmont Hospital, Inc.
Piedmont Healthcare
Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia
SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Emory University Hospital Midtown
EMORY UNIVERSITY
Ihs Dialysis, Inc.
Saint Joseph's Service Corporation
Northside Hospital, Inc.
NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL-ATLANTA
Dekalb Medical Center, Inc.
Dekalb Medical
The Army United States Department of
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Georgia Department of Human Services
Central State Hospital
Floyd Healthcare Management, Inc.
Floyd Medical Center
Emory University
Emory University Hospital
Veterans Health Administration
Augusta V A Medical Center
Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Inc.
St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Inc.
St Joseph's Candler Hospital
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, Inc.
Egleston Childrens Health Ctr
Accentcare, Inc.
Candler Hospital, Inc.
ST JOSEPH'S CANDLER HOSPITAL
Southern Regional Health System, Inc.
Southern Regional Medical Ctr
The Medical Center
Columbus Regional
Atlanta Medical Center, Inc.
Atlanta Medical Center
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc.
Ehca Eastside Occupational Medicine Center, LLC
HOSPITAL COPORATION OF AMERICA
Cobb Hospital, Inc.
John D Archbold Memorial Hospital
Archbold Medical Center
The Fulton Dekalb Hospital Authority
Grady Memorial Hospital
The Medical Center
MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL
Gwinnett Hospital System, Inc.
MEDCARE
Accentcare, Inc.
St. Mary's Health Care System, Inc.
La Grange Troup County Hospital Authority
Florence Hand Nursing Home
Saint Joseph's Hospital, Inc.
Fayette Community Hospital, Inc.
Piedmont Fayette Hospital
Georgia Department of Human Services
Georgia Regional Hospital
The Fulton Dekalb Hospital Authority
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