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Eye Care Employment Among Fastest-Growing US Jobs
Date:2/5/2009

As US unemployment figures continue to rise, opportunities in allied health care fields such as ophthalmic assisting are among the fastest-growing US occupations. High demand for ophthalmic personnel will remain for decades as baby boomer demographics continue to strain the health care industry. The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) offers certification and continuing education to ophthalmic medical personnel (OMP). Through JCAHPO certification, personnel can expect to be gainfully employed in a relatively short period of time compared to other avenues of health care.

St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) February 5, 2009 -- The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology® www.jcahpo.org (JCAHPO®) announces that employment of ophthalmic assistants and technicians remains one of the leading industries for job growth. The organization cites data from the U.S. Department of Labor that indicates employment of medical assistants and technicians in fields such as ophthalmology ranks third on the list of the 30 Fastest-Growing Occupations in the U.S.

A 36 percent increase in employment opportunities until 2016 is also expected, resulting in over 150,000 new medical assistant jobs in the United States. With national unemployment rates still on the rise amid an unstable economy, industries such as ophthalmic assisting provide steady, secure employment opportunities for job-seekers.

One explanation for the positive growth in the field of ophthalmology is a sharp rise in patient numbers as baby boomers enter retirement age.

"In this period of economic uncertainty, it is critical that ophthalmic organizations take aggressive strides to ensure that the existing ophthalmic personnel shortage gains exposure," notes William F. Astle, MD, FRCS(C), Di
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