Posted January 22, 2010 by

Milwaukee Healthcare Jobs

Those looking for a career in medicine will find that Milwaukee healthcare jobs have plenty to offer.
Throughout most of the nation, including Milwaukee, the healthcare industry has remained stable during the economic recession. Although the Milwaukee area’s healthcare industry has lost some workers on a monthly basis as of late, the industry has continued to add workers when compared to the previous year.
The Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area’s education and health services industry employed 146,100 workers during December 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is down from 146,600 workers during November, but a .7 percent decrease from December 2008.
Healthcare workers in Milwaukee can expect to be paid well. According to Salary.com, the average pay for a staff registered nurse is between $60,286 per year and $73,732 per year, while the average pay for a family practice physician is between $153,113 per year and $199,451 per year.
According to Wikipedia, the healthcare industry in Milwaukee includes several health systems, one of the most notable of which is the Milwaukee Regional Medical Complex.
The complex is home to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, which was been ranked among the top three children’s hospitals in the nation during 2006, and the Medical College of Wisconsin, which is one of two medical schools in Wisconsin and the only one in Milwaukee.
Other facilities in the complex include: Froedtert Hospital, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Ronald McDonald House and Curative Rehabilitation.
Aurora Health Care, another system in Milwaukee, includes: St. Luke’s Medical Center, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, West Allis Memorial and St. Luke’s South Shore. The Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare system includes St. Joseph’s Hospital and Elmbrook Memorial, among others.
Check out this recruiting video from Aurora Health Care:
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Milwaukee is home to Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, which has affiliations with Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin. The national headquarters of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, as well as the Endometriosis Association, also are located in Milwaukee.

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