Denver Nursing Jobs in Hospitals

1 04 2009

If you’re looking for Denver nursing jobs, you may want to apply for positions within the hospital sector.

Employees who work in the hospital sector are mainly responsible for providing medical, diagnostic, and treatment services to patients, including physician, nursing and other health services. Professionals may provide care on an inpatient or outpatient basis, depending on the facility.

Employment in the Denver area’s hospital sector is expected to increase from 39,379 workers during 2009 to 46,635 workers by 2019, resulting in 7,256 additional jobs and an overall growth rate of 18.4 percent, according to the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment.

As of Q3 2009, there were 140 establishments in the hospital sector throughout the Denver area, and employees throughout Colorado earned an average weekly wage of $1,010.

The top 25 occupations in Denver’s hospital sector during 2009 included:

  1. Registered nurses – 14,081
  2. Nursing aides, orderlies and attendants – 2,511
  3. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists – 1,210
  4. Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping – 949
  5. Radiologic technologists and technicians – 939
  6. Respiratory therapists – 773
  7. Pharmacists – 669
  8. Medical records and health information technicians – 657
  9. Medical assistants – 622
  10. Medical secretaries – 619
  11. Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive – 558
  12. Executive secretaries and administrative assistants – 548
  13. All other health technologists and technicians – 490
  14. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses – 479
  15. Medical and health services managers – 477
  16. Pharmacy technicians – 449
  17. Interviewers, except eligibility and loan – 421
  18. Physical therapists – 418
  19. Surgical technologists – 415
  20. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics – 403
  21. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians – 381
  22. Mental health counselors – 355
  23. All other physicians and surgeons – 348
  24. Non-restaurant food servers – 344
  25. General office clerks – Confidential
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