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Employers of Health Science majors in LA

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
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Ochsner Rush Health
New Orleans
LA
University Healthcare System, L.c
Tulane Medical Center
New Orleans
LA
New Orleans
LA
Metairie
LA
Baton Rouge
LA
Hospital Service District 1 Inc
West Jefferson Medical Center
Marrero
LA
Covington
LA
Baton Rouge
LA
Willis-Knighton Medical Center
Willis-Knighton South Hospital
Shreveport
LA
Veterans Health Administration
Overton Brooks V A Medical Ctr
Shreveport
LA
Lafayette
LA
Rapides Healthcare System, L.L.C.
Rapides Regional Medical Ctr
Alexandria
LA
Baton Rouge
LA
West Jefferson Holdings LLC
West Jefferson Medical Center
Marrero
LA
Monroe
LA
Covington
LA
Southwest Louisiana Hospital Association
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Lake Charles
LA
Lafayette
LA
Children's Hospital
LCMC HEALTH
New Orleans
LA
Hospital Service District No. 1
TERREBONNE GENERAL HEALTH SYST
Houma
LA
Lafayette
LA
Veterans Health Administration
Alexandria V A Medical Center
Pineville
LA
Lake Charles Memorial Health System
Archer Institute of Memorial
Lake Charles
LA
Lake Charles
LA
Christus Health Central Louisiana
CHRISTUS ST. FRANCES CABRINI H
Alexandria
LA
New Orleans
LA
Lafayette
LA
Louisiana State University
Lsu Health Center
New Orleans
LA
New Orleans
LA
Christus Health Northern Louisiana
Christus Schumper Health System
Shreveport
LA
Slidell
LA
Glenwood Resolution Authority, Inc.
Glenwood Regional Medical Center
West Monroe
LA
Amedisys, Inc.
Amedisys
Baton Rouge
LA
New Orleans
LA
Slidell
LA
Hospital Service District 3 Lafourche Parish
Thibodaux Regional Medical Ctr
Thibodaux
LA
Hammond
LA
New Orleans
LA
Wynhoven Health Care Center, Inc
Wynhoven Living Center
Marrero
LA
Health Care Capital Consolidated, Inc.
Fountain View Nursing Home
Springhill
LA
Chalmette
LA
Opelousas General Health System
Opelousas General Hosp Auth
Opelousas
LA
University Healthcare System, L.C.
Tulane Univ Hosp & Clinic
New Orleans
LA
Touro Infirmary
LCMC HEALTH
New Orleans
LA
Baton Rouge
LA
Baton Rouge
LA
Lafayette
LA
Ruston Louisiana Hospital Company, LLC
Northern Louisiana Medical Ctr
Ruston
LA
Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Service District
WEST CALCASIEU CAMERON HOSPITA
Sulphur
LA
New Orleans
LA
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