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Employers of Health Science majors in WV

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
Veterans Health Administration
VA Medical Center 581/90c
Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.
CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL CENTER
Camc Health System, Inc.
Charleston Area Medical Center
Cabell Huntington Hospital Inc
Cabell Home Health Services
Virginia West University Hospitals Inc
Wvu School of Nursing
St. Mary's Medical Center
Ohio Valley Health Services and Education Corporation
Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Hospital Association
Thomas Memorial Hospital
331 Holt Lane Operations LLC
Seasons, The
Veterans Health Administration
Martinsburg Vamc
101 13th Street Operations LLC
Heritage Center
Weirton Medical Center, Inc.
Monongalia County General Hospital Company
Mon Health Medical Center
825 Summit Street Operations LLC
Miletree Center
Cabell Huntington Hospital Inc
Princeton Community Hospital Association, Inc.
Weirton Medical Corporation
Adventist Health System/Sunbelt, Inc.
Preferred Choice Home Care
200 South Ritchie Avenue Operations LLC
Ravenswood Village
Ohio Valley Medical Center Incorporated
Ohio Valley General Hospital
Raleigh General Hospital, LLC
Urgent Care Holdings, Inc.
Med Express Urgent Care
723 Summers Street Operations LLC
Willows Center
Virginia West University Hospitals Inc
Virginia West University Hospitals Inc
Telecommunicatio
1000 Lincoln Drive Operations LLC
Valley Center
Route 92 Operations LLC
White Sulphur Springs Center
331 Holt Lane Operations LLC
Seasons, The
Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.
Womens & Childrens Hospital
Virginia West University Hospitals Inc
Purchasing Department
Davis Memorial Hospital
Mulberry Street Management Services Inc.
Coordnting Cncil For Ind Lving
Veterans Health Administration
Beckley V A Medical Center
Pleasant Valley Hospital, Inc.
Prime Care Medical, Inc.
Medical Care
Veterans Health Administration
Clarksburg Vamc
Charleston Hospital, Inc.
ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF CHARLE
Grass Family Practice
United Hospital Center, Inc.
WVUHS
Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital Corporation
Camden-Clark Medical Center
Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, LLC
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
William R Sharpe Jr Hospital
Camc Teays Valley Hospital, Inc.
Jackson Stonewall Memorial Hospital Company
Stonewall Jackson Mem Hosp
Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.
Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.
Weirton Geriatric Center, Inc.
Charles Town General Hospital Inc
Jefferson Memorial Hospital
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Huntington State Hospital
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