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Employers of Health Science majors in KS

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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Via Christi Hospitals Wichita, Inc.
Via Christi Hospitals Wichita, Inc.
Stormont-Vail Healthcare, Inc.
Stormont Vail Health
University of Kansas
University Kansas Medical Ctr
HCA Hospital Services of San Diego
Columbia HCA
General Electric Company
GE
Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Inc.
ADVENTIST HEALTH SYSTEM SUNBEL
Grace Management, Inc.
Veterans Health Administration
VA Hospital
Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Inc.
The University of Kansas Hospital
University Kansas Cancer Ctr
Veterans Health Administration
Eastern Kansas Healthcare Sys
Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association
Lmh
Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Prime Healthcare Services, Inc.
Providence Medical Center
Adventist Health System/Sunbelt, Inc.
Shawnee Mission Home Hlth Care
The University of Kansas Hospital
University of Kansas
Clinical Research Center
Health Care, Inc.
Promise Regional Medical Ctr
The University of Kansas Hospital
University of Kansas
Internal Medicine Foundation
Salina Regional Health Center, Inc.
Labone, Inc.
Quest Diagnostics
Hays Medical Center, Inc.
HMC Hays Psychological Assoc
United States Department of the Army
Irwin Army Community Hospital
Midwest Division - Oprmc, LLC
Overland Park Regional Med Ctr
Veterans Health Administration
Robert J Dole V A Medical Ctr
Hutchinson Clinic, P.A.
Lyons Medical Center
College Park Endoscopy Center, LLC
The University of Kansas Hospital
Heartland Health
Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg, Inc.
The University of Kansas Hospital
Turning Point
The University of Kansas Hospital
Hays Medical Center, Inc.
Haysmed
The University of Kansas Hospital
Ku Eye Clinic
Newton Healthcare Corporation
Newton Medical Center
The Mercy Children's Hospital
The University of Kansas Hospital
Newman Memorial Hospital Foundation
Newman Regional Health
Via Christi Clinic, P.A.
Wichita Clinic Pharmacy
Central Kansas Medical Center Inc
CHI
Salina Regional Health Center, Inc.
Saint Johns Regional Hlth Ctr
Kansas University Physicians, Inc.
University of Kansas
Parsons State Hospital and Training Center
St. Catherine Hospital
Labette Health Foundation, Inc.
Labette Health
Mercy Kansas Communities, Inc
Mercy Hospital
St. Mary's Hospital of Blue Springs, Inc
Mercy Health
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