Health care creates a new state jobs boom

New care coordinators pose for picture. (Star Tribune photo)

[Star Tribune, December 09, 2012] Minnesota's hospitals and clinics are on a hiring spree, and they're not just looking for the usual MDs and RNs.

Penny Wheeler, chief clinical officer for Allina Health, said this approach to health care, forming a team around a patient and giving them someone to make sure nothing is lost in the shuffle, means a few positions are in high demand. Primary care doctors, for one. And pharmacists, nurses, medical assistants and social workers.

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