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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other
(SOC Code : 29-9099)
in California

All healthcare practitioners and technical workers not listed separately.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .

Occupational Wages[Top]
Wages for this occupation in California are not available.

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
California 2018 - 20286,3007,10080012.74,550

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Licensed MidwifeDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Medical Board of California
Licensing Program

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,58333.3%
Colleges and Universities 1,64115.9%
Offices of Physicians 43,8639.7%
Outpatient Care Centers 9,1225.5%
Health and Personal Care Stores 15,6974.1%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 15,4952.5%
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 54,3952.5%
Home Health Care Services 4,8081.9%
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 11,5511.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4,9941.3%
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 2,9841.1%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Monitor maternal condition during labor by checking vital signs, monitoring uterine contractions, or performing physical examinations.
Monitor fetal growth and well-being through heartbeat detection, body measurement, and palpation.
Identify, monitor, or treat pregnancy-related problems such as hypertension, gestational diabetes, pre-term labor, and retarded fetal growth.
Provide necessary medical care for infants at birth, including emergency care such as resuscitation.
Establish and follow emergency or contingency plans for mothers and newborns.
Identify tubal and ectopic pregnancies and refer patients for treatments.
Perform post-partum health assessments of mothers and babies at regular intervals.
Maintain documentation of all patients` contacts, reviewing and updating records as necessary.
Assess the status of post-date pregnancies to determine treatments and interventions.
Counsel women regarding the nutritional requirements of pregnancy.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

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