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Occupational Report for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other (31-9099) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

All healthcare support workers not listed separately

Employment Outlook for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other There are 32 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Become a CSP today! 7/25/14 The Dalles $10.00/hr
#2533 Residential Counselor II-QMHA 7/22/14 Portland $12.39/hr to $15.00/hr DOE, Neg.
Personal Assistant / Caregiver (On Call) 7/21/14 Keizer $11.25/hr
Speech Pathologist - (Assistant Professor) 7/18/14 Portland
PCT 7/17/14 Forest Grove Neg.
Health Systems Diabetes Care Specialist (HSDCS) - Portland, OR Job 7/17/14 Portland Neg.
Direct Support Professional ( Caregiver ) On-Call, Oregon City 7/14/14 Oregon City $9.10/hr to $10.00/hr DOE
Program Assistant (Salem) 7/11/14 Salem $9.10/hr
Patient Benefits Coordinator 7/7/14 Woodburn DOE
Part Time Resident Associate 7/7/14 John Day N/A to N/A DOE
Phlebotomist 7/6/14 Portland
Donor Processor 7/3/14 Eugene DOE
Donor Processor 7/3/14 Eugene
Phlebotomist 7/3/14 Eugene
Phlebotomist 7/3/14 Eugene
Plasma Processor 7/3/14 Eugene
Caregiver Lead / Direct Support Specialist - Adults #2014-2579 6/30/14 Eugene DOE
Direct Care Worker Position In McMinnville 6/30/14 Mcminnville $10.10/hr
PCT 6/30/14 Clackamas Neg.
Direct Support Staff - McMinnville 6/26/14 Mcminnville $10.40/hr
Resident Assistant 6/24/14 John Day $9.10/hr DOE
Sub Acute Detoxification Technician (On Call) 6/24/14 Eugene DOE
Direct Support Staff 6/17/14 Florence $10.40/hr
Direct Care Workers 6/10/14 Albany & Sweet Home $10.10/hr
Phlebotomist 5/28/14 Hillsboro
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Job Openings from the Web for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 15 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 15 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Dietary Aide 7/26/14 Salem Prestige Care Inc.
Dietary Aide 7/2/14 Pendleton Prestige Care Inc.
Environmental Services Technician (Custodian/Housekeeping) 7/2/14 Portland Shriners Hospitals for Children
Phlebotomist 7/1/14 Eugene Grifols - Talecris Plasma Resources
DONOR PROCESSOR 7/1/14 Eugene Grifols
Phlebotomist 7/1/14 Eugene Grifols - Talecris Plasma Resources
DENTURIST 6/23/14 Portland Kaiser Permanente
Phlebotomist 6/12/14 Eugene Grifols - Talecris Plasma Resources
Phlebotomist 6/11/14 Eugene Grifols - Talecris Plasma Resources
Donor Support Technician 5/24/14 Hillsboro CSL Plasma
Phlebotomist 5/24/14 Hillsboro CSL Plasma
Phlebotomist 5/22/14 Portland Grifols
Phlebotomist 5/16/14 Salem Grifols
UNIT SUPPORT TECH 5/15/14 Newport Samaritan Pacific Community Hospital
Diet Aide 5/7/14 Corvallis SODEXO
Wages for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Note: This occupation has a large share of part-time workers.
Annual wages for occupations with a large share of part-time workers may overstate actual income.
Oregon Statewide $12.07 $14.65 $17.19 $19.93 $23.00 $17.54 $36,498
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 15.11 16.39 18.31 25.92 28.12 20.60 42,833
Multnomah / Washington 10.08 14.57 17.62 20.82 23.56 17.80 37,014
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 13.11 15.46 17.52 20.52 22.91 17.95 37,330
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 11.53 13.70 17.46 19.95 22.47 17.08 35,528
Lane 12.33 13.60 16.05 18.60 21.79 16.79 34,922
Douglas 10.60 12.03 15.18 17.50 19.17 15.16 31,532
Coos / Curry 12.79 14.55 17.69 20.27 22.03 17.43 36,268
Jackson / Josephine 12.09 14.58 16.49 18.55 21.42 16.69 34,700
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 14.99 16.39 17.73 20.62 23.36 18.97 39,469
Grant / Harney / Malheur 11.81 14.52 16.41 18.06 20.22 16.13 33,565
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 2,108 2,487 379 18.0% 38 40 78
Multnomah / Washington 819 978 159 19.4% 16 16 32
Lane 373 463 90 24.1% 9 7 16
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 221 251 30 13.6% 3 4 7
Jackson / Josephine 159 184 25 15.7% 2 3 5
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 112 129 17 15.2% 2 2 4
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 100 115 15 15.0% 2 2 4
Clackamas 81 93 12 14.8% 1 2 3
Douglas 73 80 7 9.6% 1 1 2
Coos / Curry 43 50 7 16.3% 1 1 2
Morrow / Umatilla 41 49 8 19.5% 1 1 2
Grant / Harney / Malheur 37 42 5 13.5% 0 1 1
Baker / Union / Wallowa 32 37 5 15.6% 0 1 1
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 25 29 4 16.0% 0 0 0
Klamath / Lake 7 8 1 14.3% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 2,108
Total All Industries Private 1,687
Retail Trade Private 38
Health and Personal Care Stores Private 22
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Private 23
Rental and Leasing Services Private 17
Consumer Goods Rental Private 17
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 86
Administrative and Support Services Private 85
Employment Services Private 85
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 1,434
Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 585
Offices of Physicians Private 104
Offices of Dentists Private 17
Offices of Other Health Practitioners Private 61
Outpatient Care Centers Private 42
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories Private 251
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 98
Hospitals Private 735
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 731
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities Private 110
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) Private 38
Residential Intellectual & Developmental Disability, Mental Health, & Substance Abuse Facilities Private 17
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly Private 55
Other Services (except Government) Private 64
Personal and Laundry Services Private 63
Personal Care Services Private 63
Total All Industries Federal 194
Federal Government, Excluding Post Office Federal 194
Total All Industries State 45
Health Care and Social Assistance State 41
Hospitals State 41
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals State 41
Total All Industries Local 167
Educational Services Local 94
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 75
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 58
Educational Requirements for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
  • Apply Health And Sanitation Standards
  • Apply Medical Laboratory Techniques
  • Apply Patient Care Procedures
  • Apply Personal Care Procedures
  • Collect Specimens For Medical Tests
  • Conduct Laboratory Research
  • Draw Blood
  • Feed Patients
  • Follow Medical Office Procedures
  • Give Enemas
  • Label And Process Blood Samples
  • Obtain Information From Clients, Customers, Patients Or Others
  • Process Medical Records
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Clerical Assistance To Physicians And Other Medical Practitioners
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Retrieve Files And Charts
  • Schedule Appointments
  • Set Up Patient Care Equipment
  • Take Vital Signs
  • Use Clinical Sterilizing Techniques
  • Use Medical Terminology
  • Weigh Patients
Schools and Training Providers for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Birthingway College of Midwifery
12113 SE Foster Rd
Portland, OR 97266
Phone: (503) 760-3131
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Clackamas Community College
Klamath Community College
Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Portland Community College
Tillamook Bay Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Medical Assistants 39%
Phlebotomists 36%
Dental Assistants 32%
Veterinary Assistants And Laboratory Animal Caretakers 31%
Nursing Assistants 31%