Am­bu­la­tory ser­vices jobs grew by 22,600 in June, but that sec­tor didn’t add as many jobs as it did over the past two months, ac­cord­ing to sea­son­ally ad­justed num­bers from the U.S. Bureau of La­bor Sta­tis­tics.

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Hos­pi­tals added 10,600 jobs and nurs­ing homes added 6,900 jobs in June. Out­pa­tient ser­vices added 2,500 jobs, and home health hired 5,300 more peo­ple. Healthcare over­all added 40,100 jobs last month, but that over­all growth was still down 15.6% from the up­dated fig­ure of 47,500 healthcare jobs cre­ated in May. The U.S. econ­omy over­all added 223,000 jobs—with about 1 in 6 of those in healthcare—and the un­em­ploy­ment rate de­clined to 5.3% in June from 5.5% in May.

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