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Where the Jobs Are: Health Care

Love it or hate it, the roll out of the Affordable Care Act has created more jobs in the medical world."There are many, many jobs in health care," says Janet Elkin, chief executive of staffing firm Supplemental Healthcare. "More people are being insured. Right now, there's 7 million and counting [enrolled on state and federal health insurance exchanges]. A safe estimate is that at some point there will be 30 million insured."The aging baby boomer generation is also helping create more job opportunities as their medical demands increase and they start to leave their jobs. According to Elkin, the average age of nurses is around 48 and about one-third of current physicians are looking to retire in the next decade."Every segment within health care is seeing greater demand for talent," adds Paul McDonald, senior executive director at Robert Half International. "More people are getting coverage, which means more demand on all the current systems that we have."But it's not just doctors and nu...

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