Bureau Of Labor Statistics

Skilled nursing jobs to grow by 13% through 2026, though other healthcare segments will fare better

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Skilled nursing facilities' share of the healthcare workforce will shrink by 2026 even as its employee numbers grow, according to new projections built on Bureau of Labor data.

SNF workers ill, hurt most often

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Nursing home workers own the worst rates of employee injuries and illnesses among U.S. workforces, notes a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Here's the lowdown on your direct-care workforce

Here's the lowdown on your direct-care workforce

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If a profession were going to grow so much it could dominate certain employment sectors in the near future, it would only make sense to start focusing more on that profession, wouldn't it? Long-term care operators and managers, get ready to gain a lot more sense about your biggest employee group.

Healthcare hiring contributes to rosier September jobs numbers

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The healthcare sector contributed 43,500 jobs to the U.S. economy in September, according to jobs numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

New initiatives needed to build skilled caregiver workforce

New initiatives needed to build skilled caregiver workforce

The aging of the American population and the healthcare issues that go with it are creating a demographic earthquake that will shake our current system of healthcare to the core. We are on our way to becoming a nation of caregivers, a job description we are largely unprepared to fill.