health care workers

Democrat & Chronicle

We are still human, despite the high technology that increasingly shapes our lives and — we hope — our region’s economic development. So, even as photonics and other mind-blowing industries emerge, we go on aging, falling ill, getting injured, and requiring the kind of care only a human can provide. Health care workers, such as certified nursing assistants, will continue to be in high demand. In fact, the Center for Health Workforce Studies predicts New York will need more than 260,000 new nursing assistants between 2014 and 2024, and another 337,000 to fill existing positions as people leave for retirement or other reasons.

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Utica Observer-Dispatch

Help wanted: health care workers with a desire to provide critical information to aid patient diagnosis. Bachelor’s degree required. Average hourly wage of $28.30 in the Mohawk Valley. The position in question is a clinical laboratory technologist, and too few candidates are applying for the available jobs leaving the field with lots of vacancies and an aging workforce.

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