Occupation Number of Vacancies Reported in 05 Number of Vacancies Reported in 08 As % of Respondent Employment in 05 As % of Respondent Employment in 08 Registered Nurses 1,1291,35410.1%10.5% Licensed Practical Nurses 2213088.4%11.6% Pharmacists39256.4%5.1% Physical Therapists 836916.7%15.2% Occupational Therapists 382518.9%11.9% Oklahomas Health Care Industry Workforce: 2006 Report Governors Council for Workforce & Economic Development
Occupation Number of Vacancies Reported in 05 Number of Vacancies Reported in 08 As % of Respondent Employment in 05 As % of Respondent Employment in 08 Respiratory Therapists 57896.7%10.1% Medical Tech (MT) 48533.3%7.9% EMTN/A68N/A53.1% Mental Health/ Psychiatric Tech N/A51N/A9.6% Radiographer35264.9%4.0% Oklahomas Health Care Industry Workforce: 2006 Report Governors Council for Workforce & Economic Development (Continued)
OccupationProjected Shortage in 2012 Percentage of Projected Total Employment in 2012 Registered Nurses3,13512% Medical and Lab Technicians and Technologists 60615% Occupational Therapists 17116% Physical Therapists43220% Surgical Technicians30321% Oklahomas Health Care Industry Workforce: 2006 Report Governors Council for Workforce & Economic Development Oklahomas Health Care Industry Workforce: 2006 Report Governors Council for Workforce & Economic Development
Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Center created CareerTech and State Regents working together to expand enrollment, retention, and graduation from nursing and allied health programs
(all Post-Secondary) 2008 Health Care Survey, 135 programs
85% of BSN qualified applicants admitted into programs 71% of qualified ADN applicants admitted into programs 2008 Health Care Survey, 135 programs Public and Private Colleges & Universities
Oklahoma Health Care: 2 nd largest employing industry Higher than average pay RN jobs to increase 15% in next 6 years Allied health professions projected 24% growth from 2004-2012 Oklahomas Health Care Industry Workforce: 2006 Report GCWED
3.1 million new health care jobs available by 2010 2.2 million replacement jobs 15 of the 30 fastest growing occupations are related to health care Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Projections to 2010 Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Review
August 27, 2008 – CNN Story 15 Jobs that pay $70K per year Radiation Therapist Increased demand (25% by 2016) Source: CNN.com
Radiologic Technologist (AART) (Radiographer) $$32,885-$49,650 Nuclear Medicine Technologist $44,262-$67,954 Pharmacist $72,550-$108,846 Source: Oklahoma Hospital Association Wage & Salary Survey January 2009
Baby Boomers will be retiring at an increasingly rapid pace for the next 15 years Oklahoma is expected to grow 154,000 new jobs by 2,014 The job growth rate is 50% larger than our populations growth rate The working populations will have to increase from 70% in 2005 to 91% in 2030 to meet the demand
Career Planning/Direction (4-year plan) Intro to Health Care Career Exploration Talk to professionals/presentations! www.okhealthcareers.com www.okhighered.org www.okcareertech.org Job Shadowing/Interns/Teacher Externships Volunteer for a health care org.
Health professionals available Career Fairs Classroom Presentations Summer Camps After School Clubs –Club Scrub/Health Explore Marketing Materials Web sites
After School Program Launch Spring 2009 – OKC Area Hospitals & Middle Schools Interactive, fun science education + health career exploration Hands-on science demos Health care professionals What they do, where they work & equipment they use Engages Students
Mission Nutrition Body Basics Build Your Bones Tobacco Cessation DNA UV Exposure
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