Time for a career change? Health care experiencing strong job growth in Tampa

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Tampa's health care industry is experiencing strong job growth. Local employers posted 384 new jobs over the past week and 1,496 in the last month, ranking third among local industries, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.

The health care sector also came in third in terms of local employers adding new jobs. In the past month, 307 companies listed open jobs for Tampa-based workers in that area.

Top companies hiring locally in health care include AppleOne, Assisting Hands Tampa Bay and Healthcare Staffing Professionals, Inc.

According to one of Assisting Hands' recent job postings, the company's "mission is to offer our clients personalized medical and non-medical support services in their homes [and] helping the elderly, disabled and others needing assistance to maintain quality of life."

Jobs posted by AppleOne in the past month in Tampa included registered nurses and medical assistants, while Assisting Hands Tampa Bay was hiring certified nursing assistants and home health aides, and Healthcare Staffing Professionals, Inc sought registered nurses.

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