At present, there are over 52,500 jobs in Denver, Colorado that are waiting to be filled in by dedicated and interested jobseekers. The most popular companies where some of these jobs are found are HCA, Oracle, Staples, Home Depot and Raytheon. 75 percent of the workers in Denver are employed by private companies while 12 percent are working for the government. Less than 10 percent of the workers are self-employed. Denver unemployment rate of 6.6 percent is just a few points below the national average of 6.9 percent. Most of the workers in the city have high school diploma and college degree making it more attractive for companies to put up offices and business operation. Popular employment in Denver, Colorado now are for allied health jobs, nursing jobs, project manager jobs and software engineer jobs among others. The median income of households in the city is $42, 370 while the average salary for jobs in Denver, Colorado is $38,000.
Allied Health jobs in Denver, Colorado are very promising with a 39 percent increase in job listings and posts since January 2009. The average salary for allied health jobs is $83,000. One such allied health job open for application is for local and travel contract OR Technicians. The responsibilities of an OR Tech are: have instruments, linens, sterile bandages, needed fluids and other equipment ready for the operation; deliver specimens to laboratories for analysis; take patients to the recovery room after the operation and might also assist doctors by handing the needed instrument during the operation. Medical Staffing Network, a reputable and large nursing and allied health staffing agency, is currently looking for OR Techs who wants to have a stable and flexible career in the health care services industry. The company is offering affluent opportunities that have great pay with 100 percent daily pay option and top benefits such as 401K, major medical, dental and vision insurance, various employment options and flexible schedules, liability and workers’ compensation, free CEU’s for qualified employees, short term disability and life insurance among others. In order to qualify for the job, applicant must have a 1 year full time OR experience within the last 3 years. Another allied health job that pays well is LPN.
Kaiser Permanente is currently in need of a LPN who will perform services requiring the training, education and experience required for a licensed practical nurse under the supervision of a physician or professional nurse. Some of the essentials of the job are: performs routine/specialized procedures approved by the nursing care plan as well as the physician’s orders; administers treatment by use of therapeutic equipment; monitors and identifies any changes in the patient’s condition; in emergency cases, initiates appropriate standard emergency procedures and reports adverse conditions of patient to Nursing Manager, physician or registered nurse; requires constant communication with patients and members of the family and records vital information in the patient’s medical charts among other specific duties. If you want to qualify for the job you must have a degree in Practical Nursing and a license in Colorado, and in some positions, an IV therapy certification may be required; applicants with a 6 months minimum experience with pediatric, adults and/or trauma and those with BLS are highly preferred. The average salary for a Licensed Practical Nurses jobs in Denver, Colorado is $40,000.
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