Research Opportunities in the Healthcare Field

Healthcare remains a top employer in our state. While many occupations may require credentialing, this is an industry with opportunities at all levels. 

Top Skills & Qualities Requested by Idaho Employers in the Healthcare Industry

Employer Insights: Healthcare

"Be reliable and friendly and be okay with assisting with the elderly and/or people with disabilities."

Trending Jobs in Healthcare Industry

Healthcare Industry

Registered Nurses

Typical Salary: $67,110

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes "Nurse Anesthetists" (29-1151), "Nurse Midwives" (29-1161), and "Nurse Practitioners" (29-1171).

Required Training:
Bachelor's Degree

Healthcare Industry

Surgical Technologists

Typical Salary: $51,330

Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Required Training:
Postsecondary Degree Non-Degree

Healthcare Industry

Respiratory Therapists

Typical Salary: $57,700

Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.

Required Training:
Associate Degree

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