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Employers of Health Science majors in VA

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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The Navy United States Department of
Boone Clinic
Sonic Healthcare Usa, Inc.
Martha Jefferson Hostipal
Chippenham Hospital, Inc.
CHIPPENHAM MEDICAL CENTER
Johnston-Willis Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association
Riverside Hospital, Inc.
RIVERSIDE HEALTH SYSTEM
Centra Health, Inc.
Virginia Baptist Hospital
Carilion Medical Center
CARILION ROANOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Veterans Health Administration
Hunter Holmes McGuire V A
Chesapeake Hospital Authority
Comfortcare Home Health Svcs
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Winchester Medical Center Auxiliary, Inc.
Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Health System
Alexandria Inova Hospital
Bon Secours - St. Mary's Hospital of Richmond, Inc.
Bon Secours Saint Marys Hosp
Bon Secours-Memorial Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Memorial Medical Center
Veterans Health Administration
Salem V A Medical Center
Washington Hospital, Inc., Mary
Diabetes MGT Prgram Sptsylvnia
Sentara RMH Medical Center
SENTARA RMH MEDICAL CENTER
Petersburg Hospital Company, LLC
Southside Regional Medical Ctr
Augusta Health Care, Inc.
AUGUSTA MEDICAL CENTER
Potomac Hospital Corporation of Prince William
Sentara Northern VA Med Ctr
The Danville Regional Medical Center
Maryview Hospital
Maryview Medical Center
William Prince Hospital
Inova Health Care Services
Inova Loudoun Hospital
Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Inc.
Medstar Smhc
Rockingham Health Care, Inc.
Sentara RMH Medical Center
Winchester Medical Center
Children's Hospital of The Kings Daughters Inc
Chkd
Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center
Williamsburg Community Hosp
Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
Veterans Health Administration
Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr
Vcu Health System Authority
Northern Virginia Surgery Center II, LLC
Riverside Healthcare Association, Inc.
Riverside Convalescent Center
Greenspring Village, Inc.
Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc.
The Navy United States Department of
Swells Point Branch Med Clinic
The Navy United States Department of
US Navy Bur of Mdicine Surgery
United States Department of the Navy
Naval Medical Clinic
Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals, Inc.
Cjw Medical Center
Inova Loudoun Ambulatory Surgery Center LLC
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Quest Diagnostics
Johnston Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Johnston Memorial Hospital
Crassociates, Inc.
Crassociates
Vcu Health System Authority
Addus Homecare Corporation
Carilion Medical Center
Carilion New River Vly Med Ctr
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Western State Hospital
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