Hospitals add nearly 7k jobs in September

Healthcare employment grew by 32,700 jobs in September, with hospitals contributing 6,900 of those, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' jobs report released Friday.

Ambulatory healthcare services contributed 23,900 jobs, and nursing and residential care facilities added 1,900 jobs last month.

In the last 12 months, healthcare has added 445,000 jobs, according to the BLS.

Overall, the U.S. added 156,000 jobs in September.


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