Healthcare is not an easy field, so a desire for working in the healthcare field is extremely admirable. Thousands of students get accepted into medical school or some other form of medical education every year, beginning their love affair with medicine, surgery, and overworked days. The emotional, mental, and physical commitment is extraordinary and time consuming. Eventually, every student and/or resident that has drudged through and survived arrives at that point where they must leave the comfort their training program and embark on their rightfully earned career. The road to the medical field is long and hard, and many do not begin to consider their future past the medical training program until late in that process. Luckily, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the healthcare field will have up to a 19 percent job growth increase in the next ten years, providing plenty of vacancies.
No matter if you’re a recent graduate, first responder, nurse, technician, or a skilled surgeon looking for a change of scenery, online job boards can provide an opportunity to learn who is hiring and where the health care jobs are located. Finding a job is a numbers game. Some job seekers want to get in, find a job they want, and get out. But others enjoy resources that help them with their career, and compare their options. Efficiency and resources count for the employers too, making job board audiences both employers and potential employees.
The most popular and widely used medical job boards have a few things in common, but the experiences can be quite different. Below is a countdown of the top 10 medical job board sites that can easily help you find your new job, or check out your competition:
Beyond boasts a network of over 50 million professionals with their specific career opportunities. On the website easily search Job Title or keywords that fit specific job needs along with location--either city, state or postal code. For businesses currently hiring, there is a diverse community of healthcare professionals including sales, management, technology, and finance. Beyond’s Career Advice section is really helpful and they frequently post numerous questions, articles, and answers. Seen current trends in specific professions and specialties for salary comparison, along with what other organizations might be looking to fill a position.
Beyond also offers a mobile app that allows users to post, search, and apply for jobs from their phones.
JAMA CareerCenter is a sister site for The Journal of the American Medical Association. The JAMA Career Center provides an all-in-one source of physician career opportunities, news, and information relevant to Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Advanced Practice Nurses. Job postings are available for every specialty and practice setting from all over the country. Offering “Quick” and “Advanced” search engines, job seekers can search as broadly (all specialties, everywhere) and narrowly (this specialty, here) as pleased.
This site also offers resources to job seekers when they create a free account including: mapping a career strategy, save CV and search alerts, and apply to interested positions as soon as they open.
Employers can also create an account. By choosing from an array of multimedia advertising solutions, recruiters can post and capture the attention of the best medical staff they want to target.
MedicalJobs.org aims to help people learn about different medical careers and find jobs in that field. MedicalJobs.org offers an interactive medical career comparison tool to help job seekers figure out what medical job is right for them by allowing adjustment to desired salary, education, physical and mental exertion, and the job prospective outlook for that specialty. In addition to the comparison tool, MedicalJobs.org posts weekly articles to help you get a different view of potential medical careers. Their most popular help articles include: Four Great Medical Jobs for Shy People, Should I Be a Doc in a Box?, Medical Careers for Moms, and Opticians Have More Options Than You Think.