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Employers of Health Science majors in OR

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
Oregon Health & Science University
OHSU
VA Portland Health Care System
Providence Health & Services - Oregon
Providence Health & Services
Peacehealth
Sacred Heart General Hospital
Salem Health
Telecare Corporation
Providence Health & Services - Oregon
St Vincents Hosp & Med Cntr
Peacehealth
Portland Adventist Medical Center
Veterans Health Administration
Portland Vamc
Portland Adventist Medical Center
Peacehealth
Peacehealth Medical Group
St. Charles Health System, Inc.
Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center
Portland Adventist Medical Center
Adventist Health
Southwest Washington Health System
Oregon Health & Science University
McKenzie-Willamette Regional Medical Center Associates, LLC
McKenzie-Willamette Med Ctr
Oregon Department of Human Services
Oregon State Hospital Purch
Providence Health & Services - Oregon
Providence Medical Group
P C Northwest Permanente
Kaiser Permanente Dental
Oregon Health & Science University
Ohsu-Som Campus
Oregon Department of Human Services
Oregon State Hospital
Sky Lakes Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
Tuality Healthcare
TUALITY HEALTH PLACE
McKenzie-Willamette Medical Services
Physical Therapy Department
Oregon Health & Science University
Department of Medicine
Mercy Medical Center, Inc.
Bay Area Health District
BAY AREA HOSPITAL
Ashland Community Healthcare Services
Ashland Community Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital Corvallis
Good Smaritan Regional Med Ctr
Sisters of Providence In Oregon
Home Infsion /Prvdnce Portland
Oregon Cancer Institute
Tuality Healthcare Foundation, Inc.
Tuality Healthcare
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Inc
Clackamas Dental Office
Peacehealth
Salem Health
Willamett Falls Hospital
Willamett FLS Hlth Educatn Ctr
Legacy Health
Peacehealth
Peacehealth
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Peacehealth
Peacehealth
Veterans Health Administration
Roseburg Vamc
McKenzie-Willamette Medical Services
MCKENZIE-WILLAMETTE MEDICAL SERVICES
Providence Health & Services - Oregon
Providence Medford Medical Ctr
Veterans Health Administration
US Veterans Hospital
Three Rivers Community Hospital and Health Center
Mid-Columbia Medical Center
McMc
Willamette Valley Medical Center
RRCH HEALTHCARE PARTNERS
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