Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes health professionals who diagnose and treat the diseases and injuries of patients and who are not elsewhere classified. This includes doctors of podiatric medicine, chiropodists and podiatrists, naturopaths, orthoptists and osteopaths. They work in private practices, clinics and hospitals.
chiropodist, doctor of osteopathy, doctor of podiatric medicine (D.P.M.), foot specialist, naturopath, naturopathic doctor (ND), orthoptist, osteopath, osteopathic physician, podiatrist.
- Doctors of podiatric medicine are primary care practitioners who diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and communicate diagnoses to patients. They treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy, or prescribed medications. Doctors of podiatric medicine may also perform surgery on the bones of the forefoot and the subcutaneous soft tissues of the foot.
- Chiropodists and diploma or first-degree trained podiatrists diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy and subcutaneous soft-tissue foot surgery.
- Naturopaths diagnose patients' diseases and disorders and employ natural methods of healing such as acupuncture and acupressure, spinal manipulation, reflexology, hydrotherapy, herbal medicines, biochemical therapy, clinical nutrition, homeopathy and counselling in their treatment.
- Orthoptists assist ophthalmologists in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders by performing specialized eye tests to measure and assess defective binocular vision or abnormal eye movement in patients and prescribing treatment such as eye exercises or patching regimens.
- Osteopaths or osteopathic physicians diagnose disorders and injuries of the musculo-skeletal, circulatory and nervous systems and treat patients with manipulative therapy, medications or surgery.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating in Moncton--Richibucto Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within New Brunswick.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmundston--Woodstock Region||<Not assigned>||2011-05-25|
|Saint John--St. Stephen Region||N/A||N/A|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- June 2014 | (PDF, 606 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 585 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 585 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 280 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 797 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 606 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 439 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 266 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 233 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 266 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 233 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 234 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 280 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 630 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
- Miramichi-based Eggroll Digital Studios, a company that makes mobile games for a variety of platforms, is creating six new jobs with the help of funding from the provincial government
- Famous Barbershop opened in Saint John at the beginning of the week. The business currently employs one barber but is looking to hire another.
- Two New Brunswick companies, Enovex Technology Ltd. and Forest Protection Ltd., are receiving funding from the Atlantic Innovation Fund to develop industrial gas and forestry-based products
- Sitel is hiring 215 employees at their Saint John call centre in response to new and expanding contracts with large companies. The new positions are in the areas of technical support and customer care.
- According to a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the number of nurses in New Brunswick has grown by 8% over the last five years. The report also states that retention rates for nurses in the province are high, and that RNs on average are finding full-time employment within three years, which is two years less than the national average.
- Seventeen local companies and organizations, all of whom are hiring, attended a job fair in St. Stephen this week for former Sobeys employees and others in the community looking for work. The closing of the Sobeys store put 90 people out of work.
- Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. has been awarded a contract to design and build a discharge tank as part of the $450M modernization of the Irving pulp mill in Saint John. The project, to take place over the next few months, will generate about 35 jobs.
- Captain Submarine has opened a new franchise at the Shell Convenience Store at 325 Sunset Dr. in Fredericton
- A third Thai Pho restaurant, which offers Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, has opened in the Saint John area
- FFG Canada Ltd. has received provincial funding which will create 26 jobs at their Bathurst facility. The company has been awarded a contract to convert main battle tanks into armoured engineer vehicles.
- Construction of a $2.1M health centre in Stanley will begin this summer and be completed by January 2015. The contractor is Simpson Building Contractors Ltd. of Fredericton.
- Jamac Painting and Sandblasting Ltd. has been awarded the tender for a project which will include over-coating the exterior and recoating the interior of the Marysville reservoir
- E.S. Fox has been awarded a $2M contract for work continuing until December 2014 as part of the modernization project at the Saint John pulp mill. The company will add 25 additional trades persons, such as ironworkers and pipefitters, to its staff of seven.
- McCain Foods and the provincial government will contribute $5M in funding to Resson Aerospace to research the use of drones in providing data to the Agriculture industry
- Five proposed energy and mining projects in New Brunswick have the potential to create thousands of new jobs if they proceed, according to a new report released by the NB provincial government
- The Co-operators Group Ltd., which offers insurance and investment products, will add 30 full-time positions to its Moncton customer service centre with the help of a provincial payroll rebate
- Plans for the final piece of the Fundy Trail Parkway have been announced, and it is expected to be completed by May 2018. The construction site currently employs 200 people and is expected to create 700 direct and indirect jobs, including 35 operational positions on the site.
- Moncton-based Venn Innovation Inc. has received federal and provincial government funding for two projects which will benefit new NB knowledge-based companies and entrepreneurs by increasing their access to market intelligence and mentoring
- Sobeys Inc. will close five Sobeys and Foodland grocery stores in St. Stephen, Edmundston, Nashwaaksis, Perth-Andover, and Tracadie-Sheila on July 5, 2014 as part of a national reduction
- The Province of New Brunswick has awarded a $5M research grant to a consortium led by Moncton-based Gtech Canada ULC. The group will develop a technology platform to deliver game content across mobile, web-based, and land-based devices. The investment is expected to create more than 100 new jobs.
- The Potash Corporation will be temporarily extending operations at the Penobquis mining facility near Sussex, and has rescinded layoff notices for 50 employees. The company also will begin producing ore in the fall of 2014 at the nearby Picadilly plant.
- The Conference Board of Canada has reported that real GDP in New Brunswick has risen by 1.1% this year. This is primarily due to new investments in the forestry and potash sectors.
- The Foyer Saint-Antoine nursing home in Kent County will add 30 beds as part of a $9.2M expansion. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2015.
- In September, approximately 20 bilingual technology support jobs will be created with FacilicorpNB in Edmundston. The company supports the services of New Brunswick's hospitals.
- According to the government of New Brunswick, its recently announced forestry strategy, which will increase the amount of wood that can be taken from public forests by 20% per year, is expected to create at least 500 forestry and 1,200 construction jobs in New Brunswick
- Contracts for water and sewage upgrades in Fredericton have been awarded to Monteith Underground Services Ltd. and Charmac Construction Co. Ltd.
- Piatto Pizzeria & Enoteca, an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria, has opened on Maine Street in Moncton
- The Jean Coutu pharmacy in Bathurst is currently undergoing renovations in order to double its size. Its owner has also purchased property in Beresford to build a second pharmacy, where construction will begin this fall.
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