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Sector of Interest: Health Care and Social Assistance

Published: January 27, 2015

Based on data analysis and in consultation with the advisory team on the "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy" project, five sectors with evidence of a skills mismatch were chosen to spotlight. Here we highlight Health Care and Social Assistance.

Industry Spotlight on...Health Care and Social Assistance

Published: September 11, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.



Checking the Pulse: Companion Piece

Published: March 13, 2013

This companion piece to Checking the Pulse: A Labour Market Profile of the Health Care Industry in Hamilton offers useful information for job seekers and students.  Featured are facts about the types of work available for people at Skill Level A to D.  Find out what employers are saying about how health care in Ontario is being transformed due to an aging population.

Checking the Pulse: A Labour Market Profile of the Health Care Industry in Hamilton

Published: March 8, 2013

With an increase in employment of over 10% between 2007 and 2012, the health care sector is one of the Hamilton CMA's (which includes Burlington and Grimsby) fastest growing areas of economic development.  This report includes an overview of the broad health care sector in Hamilton, information on ambulatory health care services, hospitals, and nursing and residential care facilities.

Workforce Focus, September 2011 - Health Care

Published: September 19, 2011

Health care is a prominent industry in Hamilton, proportionately larger than the provincial average. Since 2005, employment in this sector has grown 12%; though in the short term, from 2009-10, there has been an 8% decline in employment in Hamilton.

Caring Careers: A Guide to Occupations in Healthcare (Revised)

Published: January 1, 2010
A revised version of the Caring Careers Guide, which was originally published in 2004.

Careerview Sept. 2008, Healthcare

Published: September 1, 2008
Information for unemployed people on working in healthcare; what local employers are looking for; spotlight on PSW career.

Caring Careers: A Guide to Occupations in Healthcare

Published: March 3, 2007
Revised version of the guide with information on education, salary, work environment and future prospects in this sector.

Workforce Focus Volume 1, Issue 3 - Healthcare

Published: September 1, 2006
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the Healthcare sector.

A Proposed Model for Training Internationally Educated Nurses in Hamilton: A Community Report from the Internationally Educated Nurses Working Group

Published: May 1, 2004
Report outlines the recommended components of a Hamilton-based training program for internationally educated nurses.

Hamilton Health Care Sector Occupation Fact Sheets

Published: January 1, 2004
Educational requirements, job descriptions, and employers of 18 occupations in the Hamilton health care sector.

A Few Good Nurses: A Forum on Best Practices for Integration of Internationally Trained Nurses

Published: March 1, 2003

Summary and recommendations resulting from forum discussing best practices for the integration of internationally trained nurses into Hamilton's health care labour force.

With an open door...: A Report on the Labour Market Transition of Immigrant Nurses in Hamilton

Published: March 3, 2002

Study draws attention to the skills, knowledge and experience of internationally educated nurses which represent an untapped labour pool in Hamilton's economy.