Job Search: Health Care is Hot

Last Updated Jan 6, 2011 11:27 AM EST

Calling all doctors, nurses, lab technicians, physical therapists and people capable of handling billing, sales and administration for the fast-growing health care industry.

Health care is one of the few industries that continued to post heavy demand for employees even during the depths of the Great Recession, according to Indeed.com.

Now employers are advertising for some 726,759 jobs -- up a tidy 38% from last year.

Who is looking and what are they looking for?

Here's a listing of employers and positions, compiled by Michael Werch at Indeed. com. Hit the relevant link and plug your city into the search bar, he suggests. That will get you a listing of all the jobs with that employer, or in that category, within a reasonable geographic radius.

Positions:
Hospital: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=company%3AHospital&l=&radius=25

Hospice: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=title%3AHospice&l=

Pharmacist: http://www.indeed.com/q-Pharmacist-jobs.html

Nurse: http://www.indeed.com/q-Nurse-OR-Nursing-jobs.html

Physical Therapist: http://www.indeed.com/q-Physical-Therapist-jobs.html

Occupational Therapist: http://www.indeed.com/q-Occupational-Therapist-jobs.html

Electronic Medical Records (IT and Healthcare jobs): http://www.indeed.com/q-Emr-jobs.html

Electronic Health Records (IT and Healthcare jobs): http://www.indeed.com/q-Ehr-jobs.html

Phlebotomist: http://www.indeed.com/q-Phlebotomist-jobs.html

Speech language pathologist: http://www.indeed.com/q-Speech-Language-Pathologist-jobs.html

Patient Care Technician: http://www.indeed.com/q-Patient-Care-Technician-jobs.html

Top employers:

HCR ManorCare: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=company%3A(HCR+ManorCare)

Genesis Healthcare: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=company%3A(Genesis+Healthcare)

Kaiser Permanente: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=company%3A(Kaiser+Permanente)

Gentiva Health: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=company%3A(Gentiva+Health)

HCA: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=company%3A(HCA)

UnitedHealth Group: http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=company%3A(UnitedHealth+Group)

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