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HEALTHeCAREERS Network Releases A Year in Review: 2013 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot

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Affordable Care Act effects played out as healthcare industry hiring increases

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHeCAREERS Network, the only single-source healthcare recruiting solution for providers and job seekers, released its a Year in Review: 2013 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot.

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Despite the sluggish economic recovery, the healthcare industry is adding new jobs due in large part to the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Last year's data showed an increased demand for healthcare employees as a result of increased access to preventative services under ACA and NPs and PAs becoming increasing important to healthcare teams. Health Information Technology positions are also on the rise as a critical component of health reform.

Highlights

  • In 2013, more than 7,042 employers posted a total of 175,721 available jobs on HEALTHeCAREERS Network.
  • The top 10 states for healthcare jobs in 2013 as illustrated by HEALTHeCAREERS Network employer job postings were, in descending order: Texas, Florida, California, Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, Washington, Colorado, Illinois and Tennessee.
  • Several healthcare areas experienced increases in the number of jobs posted in 2013 when compared to 2013. These included: dietetics/nutrition, physician/surgeon and administration/executive.

Tricia Pattee, Director of Product Management for HEALTHeCAREERS Network commented, "Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, as more patients are able to seek preventative care more readily, we're seeing shifts in demand and roles within the entire healthcare industry. It will be interesting to see how the influx of newly insured patients and preventative care focus under the ACA ultimately influences hiring in the healthcare industry in 2014."

To learn more about the effects of the ACA, Health Information Technology (HIT) as a critical component of health reform, obesity fueling dietitians and nutritionists and more, download the full
HEALTHeCAREERS Year in Review: 2013 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot here.

About HEALTHeCAREERS

HEALTHeCAREERS Network (HeCN) is the only true online single-source healthcare recruiting solution for providers and job seekers. HeCN provides a full spectrum of medical and healthcare jobs along with unparalleled access across disciplines and specialties. Employers are able to recruit qualified candidates and job seekers find employment opportunities specific to their individual career path. Designed to match qualified medical professionals with healthcare employers, HeCN also serves as a career destination complete with news, information, events, career resources and recruitment tools. To learn more about HeCN and our offerings for employers, recruiters and job seekers, please visit healthecareers.com, our blog, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contact:
Kristianna Berger
HEALTHeCAREERS Network
kristianna.berger@healthecareers.com
303-562-0144

 

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