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Employers of Health Science majors in KY

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
Jewish Hospital Healthcare Services, Inc.
Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Inc.
St. Elzbeth Hlthcare - Edgwood
Louisville Hospital
Joseph Gilene, President
University of Kentucky
A B Chandler Medical Center
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare, Inc.
United States Department of the Army
Blanchfield Army Cmnty Hosp
Fifteeninone Opco Group LLC
St. Claire Medical Center, Inc.
St Claire Regional Medical Ctr
Baptist Health Foundation Lexington, Inc.
Central Baptst Hosp Foundation
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Central Baptist Hospital
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Baptist Health Lexington
University of Kentucky Hospital Auxiliary, Inc.
Owensboro Health, Inc.
Ashland Hospital Corporation
King's Daughters Medical Ctr
University of Louisville
Pediatric Clinic
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Baptist Hospital East
University of Louisville
University Louisville Hospital
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Baptist Hospital East
University Medical Center Inc
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPI
University of Louisville Physicians, Inc.
Cooperative Health Services, Inc.
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Central Baptist Hosp Gift Sp
Bowling Green-Warren County Community Hospital Corporation
C H C
Kings Daughters Medical Center
Mercy Health - Lourdes Hospital LLC
LOURDES HOSPITAL
The Hardin Memorial Hospital Foundation Inc
Hardin Memorial Hospital
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Western Baptist Hosp Child Dev
Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Baptist Health System
T J Sampson Community Hospital
Tj Regional Health
Kosair Children's Hospital
Kosair Children's Hospital
St. Claire Medical Center, Inc.
Baptist Health Madisonville Inc.
Trover Health System
Norton Audubon Hospital
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Kindred Healthcare Operating, LLC
Kindred Healthcare Oper Inc
T.J. Samson Community Hospital
T.J. SAMSON PAVILION REHABILIT
Bourbon Community Hospital, LLC
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Veterans Health Administration
Louisville Vamc
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Baptist Regional Medical Ctr
Thomas Saint Midtown Hospital
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Baptist Information Svcs
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Adventist Health System/Sunbelt, Inc.
Memorial Hospital Home Health
Bowling Green-Warren County Community Hospital Corporation
Medical CT Nursing Office
University of Kentucky
University Kentucky Med Ctr
Marshall Physician Services, LLC
Mesa Medical Group
Veterans Health Administration
Lexington Vtran Affirs Med Ctr
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