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Employers of Health Science majors in RI

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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Care New England Health System
Kent Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
Hasbro Children's Hospital
Kent County Memorial Hospital
Hospitality Shop
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
The Memorial Hospital
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND
Department of Behavioral Healthcare Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals
Eleanor Slater Hospital
Prospect Chartercare Sjhsri, LLC
St Joseph Hosp For Spclty Care
Lifespan Corporation
Roger Williams Medical Center
Roger Williams Cancer Center
Roger Williams Hospital
Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital
Bradley Hospital
United States Department of the Navy
Navy Ambulatory Care Center
Rih Ventures
Newport Hospital
Newport Health Care Corporation
NEWPORT HOSPITAL
Butler Hospital
St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island
Pediatric Dental Associates
Lifespan Corporation
Lmw Healthcare, Inc.
Westerly Hospital
Coventry Health Continuum, Inc
Brookside Villa
Newport Health Care Corporation
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
The Memorial Hospital
Roger Williams Medical Center
Receiving Deptartment
Department of Behavioral Healthcare Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals
Eleanor State Hospital
United States Department of the Navy
Naval Regional Medical Center
Home Care Advantage Inc
Homecare Advantage C H C
L'Hospice Saint Antoine De Woonsocket R. I
Elmhurst Operator LLC
Newport Health Care Corporation
Newport Hospital
Con-V-Care, Inc.
Woonsocket Health Center
Elmhurst Extended Care Facilities, Inc.
The Providence Center Inc
Berkshire Place, Ltd.
BERKSHIRE PLACE NURSING & REHA
Cherry Hill Nursing Home Ltd
Steere House, Inc
STEERE HOUSE NURSING & REHABIL
Aslc Opco RI I, LLC
Trinity Hlth Rhabilitation Ctr
Saint Elizabeth Manor East Bay
Caremark Phc, L.L.C.
Pharmacare Management Svcs LLC
West Bay Residential Services, Inc.
West Bay Residential Services
The Kent Center For Human & Organizational Development Inc
Kent Center The
Cedar Crest Nursing Centre, Inc.
Tockwotton Home
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Saint Elizabeth Place, Providence
Hopkins Manor, Ltd.
Athena Orchard View LLC
Genesis Healthcare Corp.
333 Green End Ave Oprtions LLC
Slater Health Center, Inc
Epoch SL III, Inc.
Windgate At Blackstone
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