Healthcare Managers Are Hiring — and Challenges Continue

January-June 2023

Hiring for new roles

Hiring for vacated roles

Facing challenges finding skilled talent

Healthcare Professionals in Highest Demand

  • Medical billing specialist
  • Medical administrative assistant
  • Medical records specialist

Demand for Contract Workers Increases

of healthcare managers plan to hire more contract professionals in the first half of 2023 (up from 46% in July-December 2022).

Top areas where managers plan to add contract professionals:

  • Administrative (general)
  • Administrative office services
  • Medical billing and collections

Majority of Healthcare Professionals Seek Remote or Hybrid Work

Types of jobs these professionals are interested in pursuing:

  • A fully remote position: 48%
  • A hybrid position: 50%
  • A fully in-office position: 28%

of healthcare employees are looking or plan to look for a new job in the first half of the year. 

Current Unemployment Rates


Medical and health services managers


Medical records specialists

Current Population Statistics, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Jan. 6, 2023. Percentages reflect unemployment rates for select positions that were near or below the national unemployment rate at the end of fourth-quarter 2022.

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Data Sources:

*Robert Half calculations are based on job postings provided by TalentNeuron™

The Employment Situation — February 2023, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 10, 2023

Job Openings and Labor Turnover — January 2023, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 8, 2023

Online surveys were developed by Robert Half and conducted by independent research firms. Respondents included executives, senior managers and employees from small (20-249 employees), medium (250-499 employees) and large (500+ employees) businesses in private, publicly listed and public sector organizations across the United States.