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Employers of Health Science majors in PR

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
Hima San Pablo Fajardo
San Pablo Hospital
Fajardo
PR
Auxilio Mutuo Hospital
Transplant Society
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
Dorado Health, Inc.
Manati Medical Center
Manati
PR
Ponce
PR
Ponce
PR
Ryder Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Farmacia Ryder Memorial
Humacao
PR
Hospital Episcopal San Lucas, Inc.
St Lukes Home Care & Hospice
Ponce
PR
Manati
PR
Mayaguez
PR
Cayey
PR
San German
PR
San Juan
PR
Mayaguez
PR
Hospital Del Maestro
Farmacia Hospital Del Maestro
San Juan
PR
Presbyterian Community Hospital, Inc.
Ashford Presbt Cmnty Hosp
San Juan
PR
Bayamon
PR
Ponce
PR
Guaynabo
PR
Aguadilla
PR
Metro Mayaguez, Inc.
Hospital Perea
Mayaguez
PR
Hospital Dr Susoni, Inc
Hospital Mtrpolitano Dr Susoni
Arecibo
PR
San Juan
PR
First Hospital Panamericano, Inc.
Instituto Panamericano Manati
Cidra
PR
Metrohealth Inc
HOSPITAL METROPOLITANO
San Juan
PR
Instituto Medico Del Norte Inc.
HOSPITAL WILMA N VAZQUEZ
Vega Baja
PR
University of Puerto Rico
Medical Sciences Campus
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
Southwest Health Corp.
Hospital Metropolitano San German
San German
PR
San Juan
PR
Laboratorio Clinico Caparra, Inc
Caparra Reference Lab
San Juan
PR
Bio-Medical Applications of Puerto Rico, Inc.
Fresenius Kdney Care Cdad Crll
Caguas
PR
Bio-Medical Applications of Puerto Rico, Inc.
Fresenius Med Care Rio Grnde D
Rio Grande
PR
Bio-Medical Applications of Puerto Rico, Inc.
Fresenius Kidney Care W Ponce
Ponce
PR
Bayamon
PR
Hospital San Carlos Incorporado
HOSPITAL SAN CARLOS DE BORROME
Moca
PR
San Juan
PR
Loiza
PR
Guaynabo
PR
San Juan
PR
Pavia, Fernandez M Inc
Hospital Pavia
San Juan
PR
HPM Foundation, Inc
HEALTHPROMED
San Juan
PR
U M C of Puerto Rico, Inc
Hospital San Jorge
San Juan
PR
Mayaguez
PR
Juncos
PR
Camuy
PR
San Juan
PR
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