An aging population in western Pennsylvania is increasing demand for workers in the Healthcare industry. Not all healthcare workers need bachelor’s degrees, and those with direct training and licensure are needed for practitioner roles. Openings for these medical-related jobs also include those transformed or created by new technologies, like nurses with IT and data analysis skills. Increased management skills are in demand along with customer service skills when it comes to building relationships with healthcare patients.

Jobs in Healthcare:

  • nurses
  • medical records technicians
  • dental hygienists
  • home health aides
  • physical and occupational therapist assistants
  • clinical analysts
  • medical transcriptionists
  • phlebotomists


Fast Facts

Job areas that are growing the fastest? Healthcare support – like physical therapist assistants and occupational therapy assistants.

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