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Best Healthcare Networking Site
About.com's readers have selected their favorite healthcare networking site! The votes came in and a winner emerged, to claim the title of Best Healthcare

Best Medical Job Board - And the Winner Is...
The About.com readers have chosen their winner! Based on reader nominations and votes, the winner of the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Award for Best Medical

Private Professional Patient Advocates: Improving Healthcare, One Patient At A Time
What is a private professional patient advocate? Patient advocates, sometimes referred to as patient navigators, or case managers, work one-on-one with patients

Aerospace Professionals Target Healthcare Jobs as Shuttle Program Ends
Houston, we have a problem...and the healthcare industry may be the solution. If you live in an area where the space industry is a major employer, you may

Women in Healthcare Roles Report Disparities in Pay, Advancement
Perceptions of inequalities in compensation and career advancement opportunities are increasing among health care workers, according to a recent study by

Public Health Professionals Create "A Healthier America: One Community at a Time"
This week, April 4-10, is National Public Health Week 2011. Public health professionals help research, predict, and prevent health issues in communities. Public

Considering Med School? Look Before You Leap!
If you are considering going to medical school and becoming a physician, there are many factors to consider, not the least of which is the significant medical

New Crime Drama, 'Body of Proof' Sheds Light on Medical Examiner Careers
Are you hooked on the new crime drama series Body of Proof on ABC? Do you wish you could have a career like Dr. Megan Hunt, as a medical examiner? If so, you

Healthcare Workers Report Below Average Tenure, More Frequent Turnover
Every other year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics surveys workers regarding their tenure in their current jobs. According to Forbes.com, the healthcare industry

Hospitals Add 10,000 Jobs in March, Healthcare Unemployment Rate at 5.3 Percent
March was another strong, promising month for the healthcare industry, according to the latest monthly employment data released by the government's Bureau of

National Surgical Technologist Week: 'Instruments of Excellence'
National Surgical Technologist Week: 'Instruments of Excellence'

Demand for Medical Interpreters Increasing
Demand for Medical Interpreters Increasing

EMT Ranked 9th "Most Stressful" Job in America
Do EMTs (emergency medical technicians) have one of the most stressful jobs in America? According to CareerCast.com's ranking system, EMTs are among the Top 10

Survey: 5 of 10 Happiest Jobs are Medical Careers
Payscale.com surveyed thousands of people regarding their job satisfaction levels, and then incorporated the results into a top ten list of Jobs That Make

Emerging Physician Career: Comprehensivist
As if there are not already enough medical specialties and sub-specialties to lure physicians away from a career in primary care, at least one industry expert,

Healthcare Adds 37,000 Jobs in Variety of Settings
The government's monthly jobs report was released Friday, revealing the job market's performance for April. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the

7 Career Lessons That Would Make Mom Proud
Moms impact careers in many ways. The decision to choose a medical career is often a fairly significant one, due to the extensive training and education

Healthcare Industry Accounts for Nearly One Third of New Jobs Added in May
Healthcare is a Bright Spot in an Otherwise Dismal Month for Job Growth May was a disappointing month in terms of job growth, according to the most recent

Least Stressful Medical Jobs
When you think of low-stress jobs, do you think of healthcare careers? Me neither. However, according to a recent report by CareerCast.com, many of the

Vascular Nursing Week: June 12-18, 2011
Vascular Nursing Week: June 12-18, 2011

Pharmacy Shooting Sheds Light on Risks Faced by Medical Professionals
Pharmacy Shooting Sheds Light on Risks Faced by Medical Professionals

Leading Hospital Cuts 160 Jobs Due to EMR
Leading Hospital Cuts 160 Jobs Due to EMR

Should You Join the Healthcare "Gold Rush"?
Should You Join the Healthcare Gold Rush?

Healthcare Employers Project Pay Increases for 2011
Healthcare Employers Project Pay Increases for 2011

Addiction Medicine Evolves; New Medical Training Programs Underway
Addiction Medicine Evolves; New Medical Training Programs Underway

Biomedical Engineering Among Top Paying College Majors
Biomedical Engineering Among Top Paying College Majors

Hospital Social Media: A Full-Time Job
Hospital Social Media: A Full-Time Job

Healthcare Adds 31,000 Jobs in July, Despite Earlier Negative Indicators
Healthcare Adds 31,000 Jobs in July, Despite Earlier Negative Indicators

Orthopedic Surgeons' Median Incomes Increase
Orthopedic Surgeons' Median Incomes Increase

Physical Therapists, Psychologists Among Happiest Careers
Physical Therapists, Psychologists Among Happiest Careers

NY Physician Records Oral History of 9/11, Interviews First Responders
NY Physician Records Oral History of 9/11, Interviews First Responders

Anesthesiologists and Pain Management
Anesthesiologists and Pain Management

Why Labor Day is a National Holiday
Do you ever wonder why we have the day off on the first Monday in September? How and why did Labor Day become a national holiday in the U.S.?  If you are a

Best Healthcare Employers for Workers Over 50
Best Healthcare Employers for Workers Over 50

Hospitals 'Re-purpose' Drug Sales Reps as Physician Liaisons
Hospitals 'Re-purpose' Drug Sales Reps as Physician Liaisons

Steve Jobs, An Inspiration in Life, Work, and Technology, Dead at 56
Steve Jobs, An Inspiration in Life, Work, and Technology, Dead at 56

Most Underrated Health Careers
Most Underrated Health Careers

More 2011 Hospital Layoffs Announced
More 2011 Hospital Layoffs Announced

Doctor Who? What's In a Name...
Doctor Who? What's In a Name...

Most "Overrated" Health Careers
Most Overrated Health Careers

Demand Surges for Health Information Management, Health IT
Demand Surges for Health Information Management, Health IT

Healthcare Employment Expands
Healthcare Employment Expands

National Dental Hygiene Month
National Dental Hygiene Month

Healthcare Offers Most Job Security for Employees
Healthcare Offers Most Job Security for Employees

AANP: Nurse Practitioners Provide Solutions for Healthcare Crisis
AANP: Nurse Practitioners Provide Solutions for Healthcare Crisis

Obama Offers Up to $1 Billion for Health Care Innovation, Workforce Expansion
Obama Offers Up to $1 Billion for Health Care Innovation, Workforce Expansion

9 Most Frequently Asked Healthcare Career Questions
9 Most Frequently Asked Healthcare Career Questions

Is Pharmacy Right for You? New Program Helps Students Explore Pharmacy Careers
Is Pharmacy Right for You? New Program Helps Students Explore Pharmacy Careers

Healthcare Workers Least Likely To Fear Job Loss
Healthcare Workers Least Likely To Fear Job Loss

Music Therapists Heal Sick, Injured Patients with Songs, Smiles, and More
Music Therapists Heal Sick, Injured Patients with Songs, Smiles, and More

4 Health Careers Ranked "Least Stressful" Careers of 2012
4 Health Careers Ranked Least Stressful Careers of 2012

Healthcare Adds 23,000 Jobs in December
Healthcare Adds 23,000 Jobs in December

Hospitals, Ambulatory Care Add Jobs in January
Hospitals, Ambulatory Care Add Jobs in January

New Employment Projections: Healthcare Sector To Add Most Jobs 2010-2020
New Employment Projections: Healthcare Sector To Add Most Jobs 2010-2020

Careers with Heart: Cardiovascular Professionals Week Feb. 12-18
Careers with Heart: Cardiovascular Professionals Week Feb. 12-18

Careers for Doctors Who Want to Treat Children
Careers for Doctors Who Want to Treat Children

Work in Medical Real Estate - Tips for Career Success
Work in Medical Real Estate - Tips for Career Success

Become a Cytotechnologist
What is a cytotechnologist? A cytotechnologist typically works in a medical laboratory, assisting a pathologist in examining slides of human tissue. Could a

Healthcare Adds 33,000 Jobs, Mostly in Outpatient Settings
Healthcare Adds 33,000 Jobs, Mostly in Outpatient Settings

Is Moonlighting a Good Idea for Your Health Career?
Is Moonlighting a Good Idea for Your Health Career?

Military Medical Jobs - Are You Brave Enough?
On Memorial Day, as we remember those who have served, or who are serving the country with military service, that also includes thousands of medical

Mental Health Careers: "Do More for 1 in 4"
May is National Mental Health Month 2011. According to Mental Health America, 60 million Americans are diagnosed with mental illness in any given year. That

Future Healthcare Workers Turn to 'Sugar Daddies' for College Tuition
Future Healthcare Workers Turn to 'Sugar Daddies' for College Tuition

Happiest Healthcare Companies of 2012
Happiest Healthcare Companies of 2012

Healthcare Employers Cite Compensation, Burnout as Top Staffing Challenges for 2012
Healthcare Employers Cite Compensation, Burnout as Top Staffing Challenges for 2012

Careers in Emergency Medicine
Careers in Emergency Medicine

Dangerous Medical Jobs
Dangerous Medical Jobs

Emergency Dispatchers Suffer PTSD, Study Reveals
Emergency Dispatchers Suffer PTSD, Study Reveals

Three Healthcare Careers Ranked Among "Best Jobs" of 2012
Three Healthcare Careers Ranked Among Best Jobs of 2012

Could You Be Too Fat for Hire by a Hospital?
Could You Be Too Fat for Hire by a Hospital?

While Helping Others, Healthcare Volunteers Boost Their Own Careers
While Helping Others, Healthcare Volunteers Boost Their Own Careers

Medical Laboratory Professionals Get Results!
Medical Laboratory Professionals Get Results!

5 Bad Habits That Could Kill Your Health Career
5 Bad Habits That Could Kill Your Health Career

Healthcare Adds 19,000 Jobs Despite Otherwise Disappointing April Job Growth
Healthcare Adds 19,000 Jobs Despite Otherwise Disappointing April Job Growth

Best Medical Jobs Without a College Degree
Best Medical Jobs Without a College Degree

Healthcare Talent Shortages Persist for Clinicians, Health IT Workers
Healthcare Talent Shortages Persist for Clinicians, Health IT Workers

Emerging Health Career: Chief Patient Experience Officer
Emerging Health Career: Chief Patient Experience Officer

Modest June Job Growth in Healthcare
Modest June Job Growth in Healthcare

Target Fastest-Growing Healthcare Companies to Boost Your Career
Target Fastest-Growing Healthcare Companies to Boost Your Career

Above Average Healthcare Job Growth in September
Above Average Healthcare Job Growth in September

National American Pharmacists Month 2012
National American Pharmacists Month 2012

Compensation, Demand Increases for Regulatory Affairs Professionals
Compensation, Demand Increases for Regulatory Affairs Professionals

Nursing Degrees - Which Nursing Degree Do You Need?
With so many different types of nursing careers, deciding upon and planning for a nursing degree can be quite an ordeal.  Which degree you pursue will depend on

Feeling Stressed in Your Medical Career? Volunteer!


Neurologist Career Overview: What Does a Neurologist Do?
Neurologist Career Overview: What Does a Neurologist Do?

Nursing Assistants - Career Overview
Nursing Assistants are professionals who care for the elderly, sick, or incapacitated persons who are unable to care for themselves. Nursing assistants work in

Should You Work in Healthcare?
Should You Work in Healthcare?

Hospital Careers
Hospital Careers

Skincare Specialists and Aestheticians
Skincare Specialists and Aestheticians

Careers in Occupational Therapy
Careers in Occupational Therapy

Survey: Physician Compensation Growth Stalls
Survey: Physician Compensation Growth Stalls

7 Gold Medal Career Tips from the Summer Olympics
As Olympians Go for the Gold in Vancouver, You Can Go for the Gold in Your Health Career If you've been watching the Olympics at all over the past few days,

"How to Save a Life"
How to Save a Life

When You Need to Send a Cover Letter
When You Need to Send a Cover Letter

July Jobs Report: Modest Healthcare Job Growth
July Jobs Report: Modest Healthcare Job Growth

Healthcare Workers Concerned About Economy, Not Their Own Employment
Healthcare Workers Concerned About Economy, Not Their Own Employment

Explore Integrative Medicine Careers
Explore Integrative Medicine Careers

Many Healthcare Employers Often Recruit in Advance of Openings
Many Healthcare Employers Often Recruit in Advance of Openings

Clinical Nurse Specialists: 'Clinical Innovation Experts', Leaders
Clinical Nurse Specialists: 'Clinical Innovation Experts', Leaders

Healthcare Adds 17,000 Jobs in August
Healthcare Adds 17,000 Jobs in August

2012 Best Medical Jobs, According to CareerCast.com
2012 Best Medical Jobs, According to CareerCast.com

Nurse Practitioners: "Informed...In Touch...Involved"
Nurse Practitioners: Informed...In Touch...Involved

Medical Assistants Week: October 15-19 2012
The week of October 19 through October 25 is Medical Assistants' recognition week. Therefore, it's a great time to explore a career as a medical assistant, and

Go Back to Basics in 2013 to Get the Job
Go Back to Basics in 2013 to Get the Job

Job Search Tips for Unemployed Veterans
Job Search Tips for Former Military Personnel and Unemployed War Veterans The CBS Early Show aired a segment today regarding the record number of unemployed

Least Stressful Medical Jobs for 2013
Least Stressful Medical Jobs for 2013

Healthcare Workers Calling In Sick To Work
Healthcare Workers Calling In Sick To Work

Physician Income - How Much Do Doctors Earn?
Physician Income - How Much Do Doctors Earn?

Nurse Anesthetists' Week - January 20-26, 2013
Nurse Anesthetists' Week - January 20-26, 2013

100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2012
100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2012

Medical Careers for Techies: Healthcare, Technology Combine for Great Career Options
Medical Careers for Techies: Healthcare, Technology Combine for Great Career Options

Dedicated Healthcare Professionals Face Hurricane Conditions
Dedicated Healthcare Professionals Face Hurricane Conditions

5 Potential Health Career Killers
5 Potential Health Career Killers

Hospitals, Physician Offices Add Jobs in October
Hospitals, Physician Offices Add Jobs in October

Human Services Degrees and Healthcare Careers
Human Services Degrees and Healthcare Careers

Healthcare Gains 20,000 Jobs in November
Healthcare Gains 20,000 Jobs in November

Healthcare Offers Job Opportunities for Disabled Workers
Healthcare Offers Job Opportunities for Disabled Workers

New Year . . . New Health Career?
New Year . . . New Health Career?

Global Health Corps Fellowships Offer Head Start in Healthcare
Global Health Corps Fellowships Offer Head Start in Healthcare

Would You Risk Your Life for Your Medical Job?
Would You Risk Your Life for Your Medical Job?

December Healthcare Job Growth Outpaces Industry Average
December Healthcare Job Growth Outpaces Industry Average

Top Medical Jobs for Workers Age 50 and Over
Top Medical Jobs for Workers Age 50 and Over

Tweet Your Student Debt Away?
Tweet Your Student Debt Away?

Now Hiring: Behavioral Health Providers to Support Military Personnel
Now Hiring: Behavioral Health Providers to Support Military Personnel

Demand Grows for Healthcare Law Executives
Demand Grows for Healthcare Law Executives

Acupuncturist: A Sharp Career Choice!
Acupuncture, which has historically been considered a form of alternative medicine in the U.S., is making a name for itself in mainstream medicine.

Women Impact Healthcare Industry as Clinicians, Leaders, Owners
Women Impact Healthcare Industry as Clinicians, Leaders, Owners

Career Transition into the Healthcare Field
The healthcare industry unemployment rate is only about five percent, while the overall unemployment rate is still at nine percent. Healthcare now accounts for

Celebrate National Doctors' Day Saturday March 30
Did you know that physicians have their own national holiday? Each year physicians are recognized on March 30, also known as National Doctors' Day.  Doctors'

Registered Dietitian Careers
Today is the fourth annual Registered Dietitian Day, according to the American Dietetic Association. As the nation's food and nutrition experts, registered

5 Ways to Avoid Being an ‘April Fool’ (In Your Health Career)
April 1 is known as April Fools' Day in the U.S., a day when pranks and practical jokes are part of the routine. While playing jokes can be fun and

Healthcare Adds 23,000 Jobs in January
Healthcare Adds 23,000 Jobs in January

Variety of Career Options Available for Psychologists
Variety of Career Options Available for Psychologists

National Social Work Month Highlights Social Workers' Careers, Contributions
National Social Work Month Highlights Social Workers' Careers, Contributions

Healthcare Adds 32,000 Jobs in February
The healthcare industry enjoyed another month of strong job growth in February, according to the latest monthly employment report released this week by the

Healthcare Adds 23,000 Jobs in March
According to today's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry fell quite a bit short of last month's employment growth,

Counseling Awareness Month 2013
The American Counseling Association (ACA) has deemed April to be Counseling Awareness Month. Many healthcare professionals, particularly those who

10 Questions and Answers about Telemedicine Careers
Is a Career in Telemedicine an Option for You? If you work in the healthcare industry, you have probably heard about telemedicine at an increasingly

Healthcare Careers Dominate "Best Jobs" List in 2013
CareerCast.com recently released its annual Jobs Rated list of the top 200 jobs for 2013. The healthcare industry was very strongly represented throughout the

Medical Laboratory Professionals Get Results
Medical laboratory professionals typically don't work directly with patients or meet them in person, but the results of their work often determine up to 70

Great Careers 'STEM' from College Degrees in Demand
College students: do you want to earn more money in your future, and increase your chances of obtaining gainful employment after college? If that sounds good

National Nurses Week: May 6-12, 2013
National Nurses Week kicks off Tuesday May 6, which is also known as National Nurses Day. According to the ANA (American Nurse Association), there are over 2.9

Healthcare Social Media
Social media is a valuable resource in healthcare and for job search. Clinicians are increasingly utilizing various types of social media to connect with one

Careers That Combine Medicine, Law
Legal Careers in Healthcare Grow as Demand for Medical Care Grows Sometimes patients have bad outcomes. At times these outcomes may even be due to a mistake

Healthcare Offers Hiring Hope for Graduating Class of 2013
If you have recently completed your college degree, but haven't yet secured a job, the healthcare industry is growing and adding jobs. Obviously you can't be a

Careers in Nursing Informatics
What is a Nurse Informaticist? Nursing informatics is yet another rapidly growing field within the healthcare workforce. Nurse informaticists are

Healthcare Recruiters Recognized in June
Did you know that even healthcare recruiters have our own special day? Today, June 1, is Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day! I have worked in the recruiting

Healthcare Posts Modest Job Growth in April
Healthcare added 19,000 jobs in April, according to today's employment report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compared to previous months, the

Keep Your Eye On a Medical Career for Healthy Vision Month
Explore Careers in Optometry, Ophthalmology May is Healthy Vision Month, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI) and the American Optometric

Hospitals Lose 6,000 Jobs in May
May was one of the healthcare industry's weakest months in recent history for job growth, according to today's report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Survey: Medical Sales Salaries Soar
A new report by MedReps.com, an online job search site focused on medical representative sales jobs and related industries, revealed the average salaries of

Happiest Healthcare Providers in America
Many studies have shown that certain healthcare workers are among some of the happiest professionals, as compared to employees in other industries. Imagine how

Healthcare IT Professionals In Demand
Many hospitals and healthcare organizations are struggling to find enough qualified healthcare IT (information technology) professionals to meet their

"Should I Join a Medical Professional Association?"
A reader recently emailed me and asked about professional associations for healthcare workers.  The reader is in allied health as a diagnostic medical

Healthcare Industry Adds 20,000 Jobs in June
After a slow May, June job growth trended back toward average levels for the healthcare industry, according to the monthly employment report released by the

Survey: Health IT Execs Get Larger Pay Raise Than Physicians
Qualified, effective healthcare IT professionals are in such great demand that they are receiving more money and bigger raises than many physicians, according

Pharmacists as Providers?
Could pharmacists' roles be expanded into healthcare providers? If new legislation signed into law last week is any indication of a larger trend, pharmacists

Administrative Careers in Healthcare
Healthcare offers a variety of options for administrative professionals, including receptionists, secretaries, dispatchers, and executive assistants. One very

Medical Jobs for Sports Fans and Athletes
Are you a sports fanatic, exercise nut, or even a former athlete? If so, you may want to consider a career in sports medicine! Sports Medicine is another

Government Shutdown and Healthcare
Normally this blog post would contain information about the nation's employment situation and September job growth in healthcare, as reported in the monthly

History of Labor Day Holiday
Why is Labor Day a national holiday? The Labor Day holiday certainly did not originate in the healthcare field; in fact, many clinicians do not even have the

Are Healthcare Workers Safe on the Job?
How safe are you at your healthcare job? Do you feel protected from hazardous conditions by your employer? Have you ever been stuck with a needle or medical

Healthcare as an "Encore Career"
Healthcare has been identified as one of the best industries to choose as an encore career, by self-reinvention expert and author Betty Hechtman. If you

Do Healthcare Professionals Have the Worst Coworkers?
A recent study published by Payscale.com revealed that healthcare professionals are among the five types of employees who make the worst coworkers. In fact,

Medical Jobs with a Master's Degree
You don't have to be a doctor to earn a comfortable salary in the healthcare industry. If you are looking for a lucrative career that is in great demand,

Medical Careers with an Associate's Degree
Healthcare offers a variety of rewarding careers requiring only a two-year associate's degree, as opposed to a four-year Bachelor's degree. Because they are

Ambulatory Care Jobs Boom as Hospital Job Growth Slows
August Employment Report Reveals Stark Contrast Between Inpatient and Outpatient Job Growth Healthcare added 26,600 new jobs in ambulatory care settings in

More Hot Jobs Predicted in Healthcare
Projected Demands for Skills May Help Guide College Students towards More Lucrative Majors and Degrees As millions of college students prepare to enter the

Engage, Interact to Find a Job Via Social Media
Social media is an excellent job search tactic that can produce results... if you can invest time in it regularly. The more effort you put into developing your

How to Become a Chiropractor
October is Chiropractic Health Month.  Throughout the month, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), along with doctors of chiropractic nationwide, will

Medical Librarians: Saving Doctors Time So They Can Save Lives
October is National Medical Librarians Month, and this year, medical librarians want everyone to know that they have a significant impact on patient care. The

4 Creepy Health "SCARE-eers"
What are the creepiest healthscare careers? Earlier this week, a creepy coroner's career was featured here, just in time for the scariest time of year. For

Healthcare Job Growth Slows in September
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the September employment data today. The report was delayed due to the government shutdown earlier this month. The

PAs Increase Access to Care Amid Physician Shortage
According to newly released information from the AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants), physician assistants (PAs) will be vital to helping people get

Respiratory Therapist Careers - How to Become a Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory therapists help treat patients with various breathing issues or cardiopulmonary disorders. Learn more about careers as a respiratory therapist including salary, education requirements, and what the job entails.

Highest Paying Nursing Careers - What are the Highest Paying Nursing Careers
There are so many different types and levels of nurses, it can be overwhelming to decide which nursing field to choose. If salary and job security are at the top of your list of deciding factors, this list may help you narrow the field of options for you.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Optometrist Career - How to Become an Optometrist
Are you interested in becoming an optometrist? If you think a career as an optometrist may be for you, learn more about how to become an optometrist and what it is like to work as an optometrist.

Hospice - What is Hospice?
What is hospice care? Health Careers.

Become a Pharm Tech - How to Become a Pharmacy Technician
Interested in a career working in a pharmacy? Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists with their duties in the pharmacy.

Payscale.com Pharmacist Average Annual Salary
Average annual salary for pharmacists: pharmacist salary salary calculator median salary salary for pharmacists annual salary

Hepatology - What is Hepatology
hepatology what is hepatology. Health Careers.

Geriatrics - What is Geriatrics
geriatrics what is geriatrics. Health Careers.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Jobs - Career Overview for Clinical Nurse Specialists
Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) are specialized, advanced practice nurses. Learn more about educational requirements, salary, and job responsibilities for Clinical Nurse Specialists.

Non-clinical Jobs for Nurses - Overview and Options of Non-clinical Nursing Jobs
Some nurses may eventually seek a change of pace such as a transition into a non-clinical role. Learn more about job options for nurses who are seeking non-clinical careers.

Nurse-Midwife Careers - How to Become a Nurse-Midwife
What is a nurse-midwife and how do you become a nurse-midwife? Learn more about this exciting nursing career.

Professional Networking - LinkedIn for Healthcare Professional Networking
Network with over 1.5 Million healthcare professionals worldwide from the comfort of your own home! Whether you're new to the site or a long-time member, this article will help you maximize your networking success on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is an effective and user-friendly website for professional networking for job searching or career development.

Health Care Reform - What is Health Care Reform
What is health care reform and how could it affect your health career?

How To Prevent and Avoid Violence at Work - What Nurses Should Know, and What to Do
Violence against nurses is a growing problem, but it can be prevented. Learn how to avoid violent incidents and avert dangerous situations at your nursing job.

Internships for Medical Jobs - Tips on How to Find Internships for Medical Careers
As a future medical professional, should you do an internship? And if so, how do you find one?

What is the Difference between Clinical and Non-Clinical Medical Jobs?
This FAQ describes the difference between clinical jobs and non-clinical jobs in the healthcare industry.

Types of Nurses - What are the Different Types of Nurse Careers
Thinking of becoming a nurse? There are so many different types of nursing jobs and careers from which to choose - learn more about your options before you start your career path.

Where Are All the Medical Jobs - How to Find a Medical Job
Where are all the medical jobs? Many readers want to know why they are having difficulty finding a medical job, if there are so many out there to be had. Learn how, and where to find a medical job.

Medical Job Search - How to Get a Medical Job - Career Planning for Medical Jobs
So you want a health career. . . now what? The process of finding a job, especially for the first time in a particular field, can be overwhelming at times. However if you plan ahead, think through your decisions, and break the process down into manageable steps, you can successfully achieve your career goals and get the medical job of your dreams!

Seven Deadly Sins of Job Interviews - Top Seven Things NOT to Do on a Job Interview
Congratulations! You've secured an interview for a great job! That's great, and now it is time to plan for a successful interview. Here are seven key things to avoid when interviewing.

Psychiatrist Careers - How to Become a Psychiatrist
How to become a psychiatrist. Health Careers.

Physician Assistant Careers - What is a Physician Assistant and How to Become a Physician Assistant
What is a physician assistant? If you want to learn more about what physician assistants do, how to become a physician assistant, and how much physician assistants earn, this article will answer these questions and more.

Speech Language Pathologist - How to Become a Speech Language Pathologist
What is a speech language pathologist, and what do speech language pathologists do? Learn how to become a speech language pathologist, and what to expect from a career as a speech language pathologist.

Social Networking Sites for Medical Professionals
Which social networking sites are best for healthcare professionals? Find out which social networking sites offer the best communities of medical professionals.

Cardiology Jobs - Career Overview of Top Cardiology Jobs
If you are interested in the field of cardiology, and finding cardiology jobs or careers in cardiovascular health, below are some of the top cardiology careers including a wide variety of education levels, skill levels, and income levels.

Medical Device Marketing - What Jobs are Available in Medical Device Marketing
What jobs are available in medical device marketing? How does one get into a career in medical device marketing? Learn more about this medical career. From entry level product manager to VP of Marketing, a variety of careers are available in medical device marketing.

Medical Librarian - Careers for Medical Librarians
Medical librarians are important members of the healthcare field. Learn more about how to become a medical librarian, what they do, and how much medical librarians earn.

Medical Science Liaison - How to Become a Medical Science Liaison
Medical science liaison is a highly competitive role in the pharmaceutical industry. What is a medical science liaison, and how does one become a medical science liaison?

Medical Social Worker - Jobs and Careers for Medical Social Workers
What is a medical social worker and what jobs are available in medical social work? Learn more about how to become a medical social worker.

Medical Writing Jobs for Writers - Careers Overview for Medical Writers
If you are a strong writer, and you enjoy it, you may want to pursue a career as a medical writer. Learn more about the career options and outlook for medical writing careers.

Pharmaceutical Rep - Career Overview and Jobs for Pharmaceutical Representatives
Pharmaceutical representatives, or drug reps, can make a great living selling a variety of pharmaceutical remedies to physicians.

Become a Pharmacist - How to Become a Pharmacist
How do you become a pharmacist? What education and training is involved to obtain a pharmacist job? Learn about pharmacist salaries, job responsibilities, as well as pros and cons of pharmacy careers.

Best Medical Jobs for Women
What are the best medical jobs for women? Check out this list of medical jobs that allow the best opportunities for women to thrive both personally and professionally.

Work-from-home Medical Jobs
What medical jobs are good for people who want to work from home or telecommute? Here are a few examples of some medical job options for those who need a home-based position.

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Professional Societies and Associations
Easy reference, comprehensive list of cardiology professional associations. Access the largest, most prominent cardiology-related professional associations on a single page. Cardiology professional societies include those for all health professionals in the cardiology and cardiovascular fields including physicians, nurses, and technologists.

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Professional Societies and Associations
Easy reference, comprehensive list of cardiology professional associations. Access the largest, most prominent cardiology-related professional associations on a single page. Cardiology professional societies include those for all health professionals in the cardiology and cardiovascular fields including physicians, nurses, and technologists.

Medical Job Boards - Search and Apply for Healthcare Jobs on Medical Job Boards
A list of job boards which are geared towards healthcare

Healthcare Professional Association Websites
This page offers a list of links for professional healthcare associations for doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Medical Specialties - List of Medical Specialties
List of medical specialties for variety of health careers.

Medical Specialties - List of Medical Specialties
List of medical specialties for variety of health careers.

Top 5 Reasons to Work in Healthcare
Top 5 Reasons to Pursue a Health Career - Learn the perks and benefits of the healthcare field.

Allied Medical Professionals - Career Profile - What to Expect in Allied Healthcare
Allied healthcare career profile Learn what to expect from a career in allied medical care Medical technologists medical technicians and medical assistants are all considered allied healthcare professionals

Healthcare IT Careers - How to Get a Job in Healthcare IT Field
How do you break into a career in healthcare IT? Get tips from a Health IT expert who knows what it takes.

Pharmacologist - Become a Pharmacologist
Find out how to become a pharmacologist, and learn about career options for pharmacologists.

Clinical Cardiac Perfusion - Overview of Clinical Cardiac Perfusion Careers
Cardiac Perfusion is an exciting allied health career. Cardiac perfusionists operate the heart lung machine during major surgeries. Find out more about this exciting medical career, also known as a CCP, or certified clinical perfusionist.

Surgical Technologist Careers - How to Become a Surgical Technologist
Are you interested in becoming a surgical technologist? Learn about this exciting medical career, including how to become a surgical technologist, average salary, hours, qualifications, and job duties.

Home Health Aide - How to Become a Home Health Care Aide
Home health care is one of the most rapidly growing segments of the healthcare industry, as projected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. How can you become a home health aide? Learn more about careers in home health care.

What to Wear to a Nursing Interview
What should you wear to a nursing interview? Should you wear scrubs or standard interview attire? Learn more about this frequently asked question!

Physical Therapist Assistant - How to Become a Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical therapist assistant (PTA) is a great option for a career in the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation. Learn more about how to become a physical therapist assistant, the job duties and responsibilities, and salaries for PTAs.

Physical Therapist - Career Overview of Physical Therapist
What does a physical therapist do? If a career as a physical therapist interests you, learn more about physical therapist career requirements such as education, skill set, and compensation for physical therapists.

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) - What is Drug Enforcement Agency
Drug Enforcement Agency DEA What is drug enforcement agency

Pharmacy Degree - What Degree is Required to Become a Pharmacist?
What type of degree do you need to become a pharmacist? Learn about the pharmacy degree requirements to practice as a pharmacist.

How Will the Financial Crisis and Economic Downturn Affect the Healthcare Industry and Your Medical Career
When the economy takes a turn for the worse, careers are impacted. While healthcare is fairly recession-proof, the industry as a whole is not completely immune to a major financial crisis.

Job Stress - How to Manage Job Stress
Medical careers can be highly stressful. How do you manage job-related stress to avoid career burnout?

Medical Transcriptionist Jobs - Overview of of Medical Transcriptionists' Jobs
Medical transcriptionists type up physicians' notes after patient visits. Careers in medical transcription offer flexible options including telecommuting from home, and unique scheduling possibilities. Learn more about job options as a medical transcriptionist including salary information, work environment, and job outlook for medical transcriptionists.

Massage Therapist Careers - How to Become a Massage Therapist
Are you interested in a career as a massage therapist? Massage therapy was voted as one of the top health careers of 2011 by U.S. News and World Report. Learn more about what this career has to offer, and how you can become a massage therapist.

Home Health Care - What Jobs are Available in Home Health Care
Home health care is one of the fastest growing areas of health care, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Find out about this in-demand field, and what jobs are available.

Naturopathic Medicine - What is Naturopathic Medicine?
What is naturopathic medicine? Overview of the naturopathic methodology.

Psychiatry Nurse Jobs - Types of Psychiatry Nurse Jobs
Psychiatry nurse jobs come in many different settings and sub-specialties. Learn more about the types of psychiatry nurse jobs available.

PCAT - What is PCAT
PCAT - Glossary definition of PCAT

Pharm.D. - What is a Pharm.D.?
Glossary definition of Pharm.D. Health Careers.

Reproductive Endocrinology - What is Reproductive Endocrinology
What is reproductive endocrinology, and what jobs are available in this medical field?

Pathology - What is Pathology and What Careers are Available in Pathology
What is pathology, and what careers are available in the field of pathology?

Medical Doctor - How to Become a Medical Doctor
How to become a medical doctor, also known as a physician.

Non-Clinical Medical Jobs for Physicians - Non-Clinical Job Options for Physicians
What are the options for physicians seeking non-clinical medical jobs?

Ophthalmologist - What is an Ophthalmologist
What is an ophthalmologist? Health Careers.

Addiction Medicine Careers
What is addiction medicine and what careers are available in addiction medicine?

Dermatologist Career Profile - Overview of Dermatologist Physician Career
Should you be a dermatologist? Dermatologists enjoy competitive compensation and quality of life as compared to many other physician specialties. Learn more about physician careers as a dermatologist.

Family Practice Physician Career Profile - Overview of Careers in Family Practice
Family practice physicians treat a broad range of primary health issues in patients of all ages. Learn more about a career as a family practice physician.

Become an Anesthesiologist - How To Become An Anesthesiologist
How to become an anesthesiologist physician

Hospital Jobs - Types of Hospital Jobs Available, and How to Find Jobs in Hospitals
Hospital jobs are available in a variety of professions in the medical field. The hospital jobs profile provides an overview of some of the available hospital jobs, as well as where to find hospital jobs, and what it's like to work in a hospital.

Johns Hopkins Hospital Employer Profile - Medical Jobs at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Already a top medical facility in the US and in the world, Johns Hopkins Hospital was further popularized by a hit TV series on ABC, simply titled 'Hopkins'. Learn more about this fascinating medical institution.

Medical Employers - Where to Find Medical Jobs and Medical Employers
There are a variety of places and facilities where you can find medical jobs. Everyone thinks of working at a hospital, or the doctor's office, but there are medical professionals everywhere, in many different types of companies and facilities. Learn more about where to find medical jobs from some unique and interesting medical employers.

Tenet Health Systems - Employer Profile for Tenet Health
Tenet Health is one of the largest health systems in the United States. Learn more about this healthcare employer.

Hospice - What Jobs are Available in Hospice?
Information about different jobs available in hospice.

American Heart Association Employer Profile - Overview of Jobs at the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association offers

Healthcare Employer Profile - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
A variety of healthcare careers are available at the CDC, which is a government organization.

Career Advancement
Learn how to advance your career as a healthcare professional. Whether you seek a promotion, a raise, or advancement to a higher level of responsibility, these resources and tips may help.

Types of Physicians or Medical Doctors
If you are thinking about becoming a doctor, there are many different options from which to choose. Learn more about the different types of physicians you may aspire to become.

Types of Physicians or Medical Doctors
If you are thinking about becoming a doctor, there are many different options from which to choose. Learn more about the different types of physicians you may aspire to become.

Medical Jobs in Schools
What medical jobs are available in schools?

Pharmacist Career Information - All About Pharmacist Careers
Interested in a career as a pharmacist? Here is all the information about pharmacists' careers, all in one place - including videos, salary charts, and career overview.

Medical Industry Jobs
Medical

Social Media Uses for Healthcare
How are medical facilities and other healthcare organizations utilizing social media? Join the conversation.

Share Your Residency Stories and Experiences!
Are you a new medical resident or new physician? Share your

Career Advice for Nurses, From Nurses
Nurses: If you had it to do all over again, what do you wish you had done differently? If you could give someone the career advice you wish someone had given you, what would that advice be? Share your experience with people just starting out or considering a career in nursing.

How to Handle Job Stress and Prevent Burn-out in Your Medical Career
How do you deal with job stress and prevent burn-out as a medical professional? Read tips from other healthcare workers and share your experience as well.

You Know You Should NOT Work in the Medical Field If . . .
Often it is discussed what types of people and skills are best for the medical field - but what about those who should NOT work in the medical field? Share your thoughts on who should and should not work in healthcare by completing the sentence:

Public Health - What is Public Health
What is public health and what careers are available in public health?

What's your funniest, or strangest patient story?
What's the most weird or funny thing you've ever witnessed on the job? Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals see some really funny, or strange things, and often have very interesting stories to share from years of experience working with patients. Any time your job entails dealing with the general public, there is never a dull moment, and patient care often offers many opportunities for strange things to happen!

Nurses' Week - Top Ways to Celebrate Nurses' Week
How did you celebrate Nurses' Week? If you are a nurse, how were you pampered, honored, or recognized during Nurses' Day and throughout the week? If you work with nurses, how did you honor these vital healthcare professionals who contribute so much to the medical field?

Healthcare Reform - What Do You Think of Health Reform?
Readers weigh in on health care reform. How should the healthcare system in America be reformed?

Pediatrics - What is Pediatrics
Glossary definition of health care term - pediatrics

Find a Medical Job
Job search tips for healthcare careers

Education
Education, training, and certifications required for various health careers and medical jobs.

Health Careers - FAQs
An index of FAQs for the Health Careers guide site.

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