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Peoplemenders.com's President, CEO, Melodi Wood presented this slideshow to student's at Sprott-Shaw Community College. It reviews the job prospects for Licensed Practical Nurses, Resident Care ...

Peoplemenders.com's President, CEO, Melodi Wood presented this slideshow to student's at Sprott-Shaw Community College. It reviews the job prospects for Licensed Practical Nurses, Resident Care Attendants and Medical Office Assistants both national and within the province of British Columbia.

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    Healthcare Career Futures - BC - Sprott-Shaw Presentation Healthcare Career Futures - BC - Sprott-Shaw Presentation Presentation Transcript

    • Healthcare Career Futures
      Sources: Service Canada’s www.jobfutures.ca and www.workfutures.bc.ca
    • Healthcare Industry Outlook – BCKey Points
      • Large workforce in B.C.
      • Demand for health care has been increasing due to population growth and aging.
      • Most jobs are located in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and Coast and Thompson-Okanagan regions.
      • Future job prospects are expected to be above average.
    • Healthcare Industry Outlook – BCWorkforce Characteristics
    • Healthcare Industry Outlook - BC
      Projected Healthcare Job Opportunities in BC
    • Job Futures: LPNs
      National Outlook
      • Fair
      Overview:
      • Employment is growing at an average rate
      • Unemployment rate is 1%, that is 6% lower than the 2004 average
      • Employment growth rate will likely be close to the average.
      Remaining Competitive: Desired Skills
      • Nursing aging patients in acute care and home settings
      • Continue to educate yourself as new technology emerges
      • Nursing critically ill patients will increase chances of being hired in hospital setting
    • Job Futures: LPNs
      Provincial Outlook
      • Above average
      Overview:
    • Job Futures: LPNs Current Snapshot
    • Job Futures: RCAs
      National Outlook
      • Good
      Overview
      • Employment is growing at an average rate
      • The unemployment rate is 2%, that is 5% lower than the 2004 average
      • Employment growth rate will likely be significantly above average because of ongoing trends--aging population, new technologies that improve the ability to diagnose/treat disease, increased government funding for health care, and Canadians with health care insurance that covers more services
      Remaining Competitive
      • Advanced training to gain additional knowledge/skills
      • Working in nursing homes or long term facility
    • Job Futures: RCAs
      Provincial Outlook
      • Above Average
      Overview:
    • Job Futures: RCAsCurrent Snapshot
    • Job Futures: MOAs
      National Outlook
      • Limited
      Overview:
      • Competition among new graduates will likely be above average
      • The rate of employment 2 years after graduation was 95% with 91% in full-time positions
      Remaining Competitive: Desired Skills
      • More opportunities as administrative support clerks
      • You will also find opportunities in administrative and regulatory occupations.
      • Stay current with technological developments.
      • Workers with specialized skills in computer software and information management technology will likely have greater employment opportunities.
    • Job Futures: MOAs
      Provincial Outlook
      • Above Average
      Overview:
    • Job Futures: MOAsCurrent Snapshot
    • About peoplemenders.com
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      • Set up your profile
      • Upload your resume
      • Access to tons of jobs – nationwide
      • Receive job-match notifications
    • About peoplemenders.com
      Career Resources
      • Travel & volunteer opportunities
      • Links to important associations & boards
      • Conference & job fair listings
      • Links to educational programs
      • Healthcare Blog
    • About peoplemenders.com
      Communication& Community
      • Original articles from writers in the healthcare industry
      • Interactive forum where you get to be the expert
      • Social network of healthcare professionals like you