Industry to watch: Health care experiencing strong job growth in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia's health care industry is experiencing strong job growth. Local employers posted 146 new jobs over the past week and 626 in the last month, more than any other local industry, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.

The health care industry also came in second in terms of local employers adding new jobs. In the past month, 129 companies listed open jobs for Philadelphia-based workers in that area. Top companies hiring locally in health care include ShiftMed, Hand & Stone and Mohave Mental Health Clinic.

According to a recent job opening posted by Mohave Mental Health Clinic, "[The business] was founded in May of 1968 as a private, not-for-profit corporation to seek, promote, assist and contribute to the improved mental health of the individuals, families, and communities in Mohave County."

Jobs posted by ShiftMed in the past month in Philadelphia included licensed practical nurses and medical assistants, while Hand & Stone was hiring massage therapists, and Mohave Mental Health Clinic sought technicians and supervisors.

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