Hospitals add 9,900 jobs in November

Healthcare added 45,200 jobs to the U.S. economy in November, with hospitals contributing 9,900 positions to that total, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The November count is an increase from October, when healthcare added fewer than 15,000 jobs.

Last month's job growth was mostly in ambulatory healthcare services, which added 33,900 jobs. Nursing and residential care facilities added 1,400 jobs.

Overall, healthcare has added 414,000 jobs in the last 12 months, according to the bureau.


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