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Two Dead in Knoxville Tenn. Hospital Shooting
Multiple sources including The New York Times and the Associated Press have reported on an apparent random act of violence occuring earlier today at about

Happy Nurses Day!
Happy Nurses Day to all of the nurses who are working so hard to take great care of millions of patients.  Whether you're an LVN or an RN, a hospital nurse,

Unemployment Edges Back Up to 9.9%
Healthcare Adds Jobs, While Several Other Industries See Higher Growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly jobs report for April, and while

7 Career Tips You Can Learn from Mom
Your Mom May Have Impacted Your Career More Than You've Realized Deciding to go into a medical career is often a fairly significant decision, due to the

Demand Increases for Speech-Language Pathologists
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, honoring Speech-Language Pathologists (also known as speech therapists.)  A growing demand for speech therapists

Use Social Networking to Find a Medical Job, Boost Your Career
Social networking can be a vital part of your job search strategy.  How can you utilize social networking and social media sites to help find a new medical job

Mental Health Services Internship Via Government Agency
If you are interested in a career in public health, behavioral health or any allied careers in mental health, a paid 10-week internship is available working

Help Wanted: Healthy, Tea-Drinking Spokesperson
A tea manufacturer based in Connecticut is offering a one-time gig, which could earn you $10,000 if you are selected for the role.  It's a bit outside of the

Lying To Get the Job - Fake It Till You Make It?
Would you ever lie about your qualifications on your CV, résumé, or in a medical job interview, for professional gain?  This could include lying to get a job,

Social Networking Websites for Medical Professionals
If you have been actively seeking a job, or researching ways to find jobs, you probably already know that networking is a very important part of the job search

Healthcare Job Growth Flat in May, Slowest Month in Decade
Today's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed an extremely slow month of May for the healthcare industry, with only 8,000 jobs added to

California, Minnesota Hospitals Brace for June 10 Nursing Strike
According to several sources including the Associated Press and FierceHealthFinance, nurses in numerous hospitals in southern California and the Twin Cities

Nursing Strike Updates for California, Minnesota
12,000 Nurses in Minnesota Walked Out, California Averted Strike A Superior Court Judge was successful at preventing a nursing strike in his state of

Should Chiropractors Diagnose Medical Conditions?
Texas Medical Association Suing to Limit Chiropractors' Scope of Practice According to a recent report in the Star-Telegram, the Texas Medical Association

Medical Interpreters Improve Patient Experience, Quality of Care
Many prospective health professionals initially seek careers in the medical field out of a desire to help others, and to make a positive impact on the lives and

Increased Violence in Medical Facilities
Hospitals and clinics are experiencing an increase in violent incidents including assault, homicide, and rape.  According to USA Today, The Joint Commission

Healthcare Adds 9,000 Jobs in June
June proved to be another slow month for job growth in the healthcare industry, according to the jobs report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  

Nurses Face Challenging Entry Level Job Market
According to a recent USA Today article, new nursing graduates are facing one of the most challenging job markets in years.  The recession is to blame, says the

2010 Best Hospital Rankings
Whether you want to work at one of the nation's best hospitals, or one of the most beautiful hospitals, there are hospital ranking lists that can help you

Maintain Work-Life Balance in Your Health Career
Healthcare careers offer many rewards, but medical jobs can also be very demanding and stressful. Healthcare can be particularly stressful if you interact

Multiple Reports Predict Future Healthcare Hiring Growth
The months of May and June were two of the slowest months for healthcare job growth in at least ten years, or more. However, a recent article in the American

Lowest-Paying Physician Careers
Physicians often are not primarily motivated by money when deciding to become physicians.  They are often driven to become doctors out of a more intrinsic

7 'Amazing' Job Search Lessons from 'The Bachelorette'
Have you ever noticed that the job interview and search process is a lot like dating? There are nervous meetings, lots of questions, small-talk, natural

6 Americans Among 10 Medical Missionaries Killed in Afghanistan
A tragic story of yet another group of medical professionals who put their lives on the line for their work: a team of six American medical professionals was

National Health Center Week 2010 Raises Awareness of Community Health Centers
Turning the Vision Into Reality The second week in August each year is National Health Center Week, and this year's celebration is August 8 - 14.  National

Which Medical Companies Are Hiring the Most Right Now?
While clinical positions are typically in the greatest demand, many other types of medical jobs on the industry side of healthcare field are also available.  If

Do You Want to Quit Your Job? You Are Not Alone
Do you want to quit your job?  If so, you are not alone. While the job market is at its worst since the Great Depression, there is a surprising amount of buzz

Flexible Work Schedules at Hospitals?
According to a recent article in HHN Magazine, some hospitals are offering employees choices and flexibility in work schedules to help retain the staff. A

Pharmacology, Gerontology Among Most-Searched Education Programs
When jobs are scarce, many go back to school. Colleges and universities typically experience an increase in applications for both graduate and undergraduate

3 Large Medical Companies Hiring the Most Right Now
In addition to the medium-sized company list, Forbes and Indeed.com have also compiled a list of the top ten large companies that are hiring the most. They

August Jobs Report: Healthcare Adds 28,000 Jobs
Healthcare employment grew by 28,000 jobs in August, according to today's report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The great news is that hospital

Health Reform Prompts Layoffs at Insurance Companies, Industry Execs Report
If you are considering a career in the health insurance industry, you may want to rethink your career plan. This week Assurant Health announced layoffs of about

Are U.S. Doctors Fleeing to Canada?
Are American doctors fleeing to Canada to practice medicine? One Canadian newspaper reported that this is a real, and growing, trend. I work at a physician

Job Cuts, Layoffs Plague Medical Centers in the Northeastern U.S.
The past few weeks, and particularly the past couple of days, have been a bit rough for several healthcare facilities in the northeastern U.S.  Layoffs and job

How to Become A Doctor
Is a career as a medical doctor for you? It is not the easiest path to a medical career, but being a physician can be a most rewarding health career. Many

Surgical Technologists Play Important Role on Surgery Team
National Surgical Technologists Week - September 20-26 Surgical technologist. Surg tech. Scrub tech. Operating room tech. Whatever you call them, surgical

Charge Nurse Careers - Develop Leadership Skills to Be a Successful Charge Nurse
What is a charge nurse? Charge nurses help provide leadership during the shift, including assistance with scheduling, assigning and delegating various duties.

Should You Work In Healthcare?
A Medical Career May Not Be Ideal for Everyone Since unemployment has remained so high, and millions of people are out of work, many are looking to

Several Nursing, Other Health Careers Recognized This Week
A variety of healthcare professions are recognized in October. This week, several different types of nursing and mid-level careers are celebrated to raise

Is a Career in Case Management For You?
Case managers help coordinate care for patients by working with the various members of the medical team, insurance companies, patients and their families, and

Psych Majors Not 'Psyched' About Career Options, WSJ Reports
If you are starting your undergraduate education, and wish to work in the field of psychology, you may want to plan ahead and start saving for graduate school

Court Upholds Physician Supervision Opt-Out For CRNAs in Calif.
Earlier this week, a court upheld California's opt-out of the federal physician supervision law for CRNAs. The federal law requires CRNAs to administer

Home Health Care - The Future of Medicine?
Could patients' own homes surpass hospitals as the primary site for provision of medical care? One prominent physician thinks so, according to

90 New Health IT Jobs - No Experience Required!
Casting Call Could Provide a New Career Path in Health IT for Selected Applicants. Are you looking for a way to break into healthcare IT, but you have no

Respiratory Therapist Careers
October 24-30 is National Respiratory Care Week, according to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). Is a career as a respiratory therapist right

Awareness, Training Help Prevent Workplace Violence Against Nurses
In the past two weeks, two national news stories have shed light on an increasingly troubling issue for many nurses, and other medical professionals: violence

Nurse Practitioner Week Highlights Rewarding, Controversial Role
Nurse Practitioner Week 2010 is this week (November 8-15), highlighting a rewarding profession that has also been at the center of some recent controversy in

What if Your Boss Went Undercover?
Character is what we do when we think no one is looking -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. What would your CEO, or boss, observe if he or she followed you around

Emerging Health Career: Hospital Social Media Specialist
If you are as passionate about social media as you are about healthcare, you may be a great candidate for a career in the emerging profession of hospital-based

Smokers Banned From Hospital Employment
If you are seeking a job at a hospital, you may need to add a new step into your job search process. In addition to updating your resume, brushing up on your

WSJ: Some Types of Nurses More Vulnerable to Violence On the Job
The Wall Street Journal's Health Blog examines violent incidents in hospitals and other medical facilities. How vulnerable are you at work? Which medical

Government Expands Loan Repayment Opportunities for Clinicians via NHSC
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is a government funded program, under the umbrella of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), that offers

Happiest Medical Companies in America
Are you seeking a job that is full of joy? Do you wish to work for a blissful boss? If you are in search of a happy health career, this new list of employers

Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians Among "Most Trusted" Professions
Each year Gallup conducts a survey to determine how the public views the honesty, ethics, and overall trustworthiness of various professions. For the

Best Medical Careers By Pay, Stress Level, Demand
'Tis the season for best jobs lists. CareerCast.com just released their list of best careers (and worst careers) based on government data (from the BLS)

Healthcare Adds 36,000 Jobs in December
Healthcare Industry Unemployment Down to 5.2 Percent It was a huge month for healthcare job growth in December, and even the overall job market showed some

Speech Language Pathologists May Help Bullying Victims
Most people are aware that speech and language pathologists (SLPs) work with students and patients of all ages to help improve communication skills and overcome

Are For-Profit Colleges Addressing Healthcare Workforce Needs?
A recent report from the Center for American Progress suggests that for-profit colleges are not teaching the right programs in the healthcare field. The

Best Medical Job Boards
Which medical job boards are the best sites for posting jobs, and applying for jobs? About.com is now accepting nominations for readers' top picks for the best

Hospitals Earn High Rankings As Employers
Employees Give Managed Care, Insurance Companies Lower Ratings In a recent survey of employees from a variety of healthcare companies, many hospitals

Healthcare Posts Modest Job Growth in January
Increased Job Postings May Indicate Stronger Months Ahead After seeing above-average job growth in December, the healthcare industry added a modest 11,000

Nursing Vacancy Rate Declines, More Nurses Pursue Advanced Degrees
A new study by the Greater Cincinnati Health Council reveals that more nurses are getting advanced degrees. Additionally, the vacancy rate for nursing positions

Readers' Choice Awards 2011 - Vote for Best Health Career Resources
This year, About.com Health Careers is participating is the annual About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Vote for your favorite medical job board, networking

Readers' Choice Awards - Vote for Best Healthcare Industry News and Information Site
Thank you for voting. Voting has closed for the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards. Winners will be announced here on March 15, so please be sure to check back then

Readers' Choice Awards - Vote for Best Medical Job Board
Thank you for voting. Voting has closed for the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards. Winners will be announced here March 15. Check back to About.com Health Careers for

Massage Therapy Careers
Is a career as a massage therapist right for you? According to US News and World Report, which included massage therapist on its list of Top 50 Careers for

New Standards May Increase Demand for Medical Interpreters
If you are going to treat patients who speak a language other than English, you must be prepared to communicate with said patients in their language. That's the

Athletic Trainer: A Top Health Career for 2011 and Beyond
Athletic Trainers Treat the Athlete in Everyone Athletic training was recognized earlier this year as a top health career by US News & World Report, and

Social Workers Change Futures
Are you interested in a career as a positive change agent in the lives of others in need of help? All healthcare professionals impact lives, and social workers

Best Healthcare Industry News and Information Site
The winner for the About.com 2011 Readers' Choice Award for Best Healthcare Industry News and Information Site is FierceHealthcare.com.  Congratulations to

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"
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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.

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.

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.

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?

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 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.

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.

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

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

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?

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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

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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