Healing Chicagoland 

Careers that Care

In the heart of Chicagoland, health care professionals are not just healing bodies, but also communities. Dive into a sector that values both skill and heart, offering opportunities to make a tangible difference every day.

Build a Rewarding Career in Health Care

Join Chicagoland's Largest Workforce Sector and Make a Lasting Impact on Community Health

Jobs in the health care sector improve the health of community members in various ways, and with a workforce of more than 400,000 individuals, it is the largest private workforce sector in our region. Whether providing care in a clinical setting or out in the community, advocating for patient’s needs, or connecting people to resources or mental health support, many types of professions make up this growing sector. That’s why, with the help of the Good Jobs Chicagoland, we are building career pathways for nurses, community health workers, doulas, midwives, substance abuse recovery workers, EMTs, paramedics, and medical assistants to strengthen the health workforce. Through these programs, participants will receive the training and support they need to succeed and be connected to employers actively hiring for these in-demand roles, opening a doorway to a vibrant career in the health sector.

Career Opportunities

Nursing, Community Health, Reproductive Health, Behavioral Health, Crisis Response, Medical Assistant

In-Demand Positions

Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Associate’s degree Nurse, Community Health Worker, HIV Educator, Care Coordinator, Full-Spectrum Doula, Birth Doula, Post-partum Doula, Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Certified Recovery Support Specialist, Certified Professional Midwife, Emergency Medical Technician – Basic, Paramedic, Community Health EMT, Medical Assistant.

Employer-Partners Ready to Hire

Saint Anthony’s Hospital, Chicago Volunteer Doulas, Melanated Midwives, Sokana Collective, Chicago Family Doulas, Gifted Hands International, Human Resource Development Agency, City of Chicago Office of Community Safety, Esperanza Health Center, Alivio Health Center, Friend Health, Hamdard Health Alliance, IWS Family Health, Near North Health, PrimeCare Health, Tapestry 360 Health, TCA Health, Rush Health, Loyola Medicine, UI Health, UChicago Medicine, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.


Wages can range from $14.11/hr to $44.20/hr plus benefits

Average salaries range from $42,662 to $78,300 plus benefits 

Chicagolands’ Health Care Champions

Meet the esteemed partners driving our mission forward

Chicagoland's Health Care Horizon

A Hub of Growth and Opportunity

The health care sector in Chicagoland is not just growing; it's thriving with innovation and opportunities. As the demand for health care professionals surges, Good Jobs Chicagoland is here to connect talent with the future of health care excellence.

Technology Meets Health Care

Chicagoland at the Forefront of Medical Innovation

Chicagoland is a leader in integrating cutting-edge technology with health care, creating a surge in tech-based health roles.

Rising Demand for Healthcare Workers

Chicagoland's Growing Health Care Needs

Chicagoland's health care industry is rapidly expanding, with an increasing demand for skilled professionals in various health-related fields.

Diversity in Focus

A Spectrum of Opportunities in Chicagoland’s Health Care Sector

The health care sector in Chicagoland offers a diverse range of career paths, from patient care to health administration and medical research.

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