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Employers of Health Science majors in LA

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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Ochsner Foundation Hospital
Ochsner Medical Center
Louisiana State University
Louisiana Health Science Ctr
Plantation Management Corporation
Sterling Place
East Jefferson General Hospital
Ejgh
Ochsner Medical Center - Westbank, L.L.C.
Ochsner Medical Center
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Ochsner Clinic
Mid City Medical Center
University Healthcare System, L.c
Tulane Medical Center
Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
Oschner Health
Medical Center of Louisiana At New Orleans
Charity Hospital
Louisiana State University
Louisiana State University
Lsu Medical Center
Louisiana State University A&M
Department of The Medicine
Christus Health Central Louisiana
Christus St Frnces Cbrini Hosp
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Ochsner Medical Clinic
General Health System
Baton Rouge General Med Ctr
Hospital Service District 1 Inc
WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER
Woman's Hospital Foundation Inc
Woman's Hospital
Willis-Knighton Medical Center
Willis-Knighton South Hospital
General Electric Company
GE
Louisiana Department of Health
Pinecrest Supports & Services
Rapides Healthcare System, L.L.C.
Oakdale Comm Hospital
West Jefferson Holdings LLC
West Jefferson Medical Center
St. Francis Specialty Hospital, Inc.
FMOL HEALTH SYSTEM
Saint Tammany Parish Hospital Service District 1
St Tammany Parish Hospital
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
Veterans Health Administration
New Orleans V A Medical Center
Southwest Louisiana Hospital Association
LAKE CHARLES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Lafayette General Medical Center, Inc.
Children's Hospital
Hospital Service District No. 1
TERREBONNE GENERAL MEDICAL CEN
Southwest Louisiana Memorial Foundation
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Inc.
FMOL HEALTH SYSTEM
Louisiana Children's Medical Center
Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital
St Tammany Parish Hospital Service District 2
Slidell Memorial Hospital
Lafayette General Surgical Hospital LLC
Rapides Regional Medical Center
Rapides Regional Medical Ctr
Glenwood Resolution Authority, Inc.
Isis Glenwood Regional Med Ctr
Allegiance Health Management, Inc.
Oakdale Community Hospital
Touro Infirmary
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Christus Health Northern Louisiana
Christus Schumper Health Sys
Veterans Health Administration
VA Medical Center
Ochsner Health System
Glenwood Resolution Authority, Inc.
Glenwood Regional Medical Ctr
Veterans Health Administration
Overton Brooks V A Medical Ctr
St Tammany Parish Hospital Service District 2
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
E A Conway Memorial Hospital
Amedisys, Inc.
Amedisys
Ochsner Medical Center - Northshore, L.L.C.
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