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Employers of Health Science majors in SD

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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Rapid City Regional Hospital, Inc.
Avera McKennan Hospital Medical Staff
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Avera Health
Veterans Health Administration
Sioux Falls V A Medical
Sacred Heart Health Services
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
Avera St Luke's
Avera St Luke's Hospital
Veterans Health Administration
Fort Meade V A Medical Center
South Dakota Department of Social Services
Human Services Center
Children's Care Hospital and School
Lifescapes
Avera St. Marys
Maryhouse
Prairie Lakes Health Care System, Inc.
Rapid City Medical Center, LLP
Heart Hospital of South Dakota, LLC
AVERA HEART HOPSITAL OF SOUTH
Veterans Health Administration
V A Black Hills Medical Center
City of Brookings
Brookings Health System
Avera McKennan Hospital Medical Staff
McGreevy Clinic Avera
Sanford
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Good Smrtan Soc - Soux FLS Vlg
Avera St Luke's
Avera St Lkes Rhbilitation Ctr
Regional Health Network, Inc.
Spearfish Regional Hospital
Indian Health Service
Rosebud Phs Indian Hospital
Presbyterian Retirement Village of Rapid City, Inc.
WEST HILLS VILLAGE
Sanford
Winner Regional Healthcare Center
Wrhc
Sanford Health Network
Sanford Vermillion Medical Ctr
Indian Health Service
Phs Indian Hospital
Indian Health Service
Rapid Cy Indian Hlth Svc Hosp
Avera Cancer Institute
Mercy Health Services-Iowa, Corp.
Mercy Breast Care Center
Sanford
Jenkins Living Center, Inc.
Platte Community Memorial Hospital Inc
PLATTE HEALTH CENTER
Sanford Health
Pioneer Mem Hosp & Hlth Svcs
Mobridge Regional Hospital
Sanford
Southeastern Behavioral Healthcare
St. Benedict Health Center
AVERA ST. BENEDICT HEALTH CENT
Health Quest, Inc.
Huron Nursing Home
Avera St Luke's
Avera Med Group Rdlgy Aberdeen
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Good Smrtan Soc - Soux FLS Ctr
Sanford Health Network
Mid-Dakota Medical Center
Orthopedic Institute, P.C.
Benson, Gail M MD
Generations Care, L.L.C.
Fountian Springs Health Care
Avera Health
Avera Brookings Medical Clinic
Dt-Trak Consulting, Inc.
Avera Health
Avera Gregory Healthcare Ctr
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Good Smrtan Soc - Luther Manor
Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services
Prairie Hills Care and Rehabilitation Center, LLC
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