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Health Care Jobs by Occupation

 

Health Care Jobs, Medical Jobs, Hospital Jobs, Nursing Jobs

The following job vacancy listings are complimented with a sampling of the 1400+ health care job hunting and networking resources listed in Health Care Job Explosion. You will also find extensive job lists for each occupation. Alternative hiring resources offer a wide variety of career possibilities. Search all job listings, including our new Jobs Boards, and all sources possible to locate jobs in your area and specialty.

 

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  • Health Technologists

    Refer to Chapter 4 of Health Care Job Explosion for 160 additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for the occupations in this group.

    • Clinical Lab Technologists & Technicians

      Job lists Clinical Lab Technologist & Technician Jobs
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      American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) - Suite 202, 2101 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037; 800/892-1400, 202/857-0717. http://www.aacc.org/, info@aacc.org) Great web site has a job center, career information, email networking and many other excellent resources.

      American Medical Technologists ( AMT) - 710 Higgins Rd., Park Ridge, IL 60068, 847/823-5169. http://www.amt1.com The AMT provides certification for several laboratory careers. The Web site has a career center with job ads, scholarship information and a list of ac-credited schools.

      American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), 6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 300, Bethesda, MD 20817; 301-657-2768. http://www.ascls.org/ Online Career Center to research information on many laboratory careers, find scholarship information, view job ads, post a résumé or receive email job alerts.

      Laboratory Jobs on All Healthcare Jobs - Search job ads, post your résumé or receive email job alerts from a link on the main web page at http://www.allhealthcarejobs.com/.

      National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) - 4201 Northview Drive, Suite 502, Bowie, MD 20716-2604; 301/262-6221. http://www.nsh.org  Employment section of web site lists jobs. Request a free brochure on the profession or rent a video. Online directory of state societies, training programs and scholarship information.

    • Nuclear Medicine Technologists

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      American Nuclear Society (ANS) - 555 North Kensington Ave., La Grange Park, IL 60526; 708/352-6611. http://www.ans.org Members may post résumés and search ads online. Students can find information on nuclear careers and scholarships.

      Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) - 1850 Samuel Morse Drive, Reston, VA 22090; 703/708-9000. http://www.snm.org.  The web site has information about nuclear medicine, scholarships, certification/licensure and resources for students, including networking and a directory of accredited education programs. The online job bank gives you the URL of the employers.

    • Radiologic Technologists

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      American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) - 15000 Central Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-3917; 800/444-2778 or 505/298-4500. http://www.asrt.org/ ASRT has a Student Intern Program and directory of state and local societies. The online Job Bank lets you post a résumé, view ads and receive email job alerts. Ask about scholarships and student loans.

      Hot Radiology Jobs - http://www.hotradiologyjobs.com/ Job listings for administrators and technologists sorted by specialty. Post your résumé. Search jobs then click on link to employers’ URLs.

      RT Image - Valley Forge Press, 1041 Chesterfield Parkway, Suite 100, Malvern, PA 19355; 610/854-3770, 800/983-7737. Bi-weekly publication. Has pages of employment ads for radiologic science professionals, educators, and administrators. Professionals may call for free subscriptions and/or place "position wanted" ads. Their job ad site is http://www.MedHealthJobs.com.

    • Cardiovascular Technicians and Technologists

      Job Lists Cardiovascular Technicians and Technologist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals (ACVP) - Thalia Landing Offices, Bldg. 2, 4356 Bonney Road, #103, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1200; 757/497-1225. For all specialties in cardiovascular service. Provides credentialing. Web site has career information and a message board for networking. Job Board has ads and allows you to post your résumé. http://www.acp-online.org/

      Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) - 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC 27607; 800/326-0268. Credentialing information, online job listings and links to educational programs. http://www.cci-online.org/

    • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

      Job Lists Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) - 51 Monroe St., Plaza East One, Rockville, Maryland 20850-2400; 301/738-8401. http://www.ardms.org/ The ARDMS awards credentials in diagnostic medical sonography, diagnostic cardiac sonography and vascular technology. You can view job ads, post a résumé, get email job alerts and search a directory of employers.

    • Surgical Technologists

      Job Lists Surgical Technologist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)


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      Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) - 6 W Dry Creek Circle, Littleton, CO 80120; 303/694-9130. (http://www.ast.org, membership@ast.org) Student membership benefits ($45/yr) include The Surgical Technologist (with job ads) and a discount on the study guide and certification test. The web site has information on education and scholarships, with career description on the Profession web page. Jobs online are by region or members may call 800/637-7433 for help finding employment.

  • Health Technicians

    • Dental Hygienists

      Job Lists Dental Hygienist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) - P.O. Box 7536, Springfield, IL 62791-7536; 217/391-0218. (http://www.aaphd.org, mailto:natoff@aaphd.org) natoff@aaphd.org) Organization of dentists and dental hygienists. Membership directory online for members only. Job postings open to public on web. Student membership $40. Extensive collection of links.

      American Dental Association (ADA) - 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611; 312/440-2500. http://www.ada.org The web page http://www.ada.org/public/education/index.asp lists career mentoring resources from 20 area dental associations for students K-16 and brochures for all dental related jobs. Inquiries about this program can be sent to skoogb@ada.org. American Dental Directory lists over 141,000 dentists. Web site lists dental associations by state and has excellent links to dental organizations (including the Commission on Dental Accreditation) and to Internet search engines

      American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) - 444 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3400, Chicago, Illinois 60611; 312/440-8900. (http://www.adha.org, mail@adha.net) Student membership, $45 includes student liability insurance and two journals. Web site has information on job hunting and links to placement services and schools.

    • Dental Assistants

      Job Lists Dental Assistant Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) - 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1730, Chicago, IL 60601-2211; 312/541-1550. http://www.dentalassistant.org/, adaa1@aol.com, mailto:adaa1@aol.com Student membership is $25. Web site has career information and links to state associations. Partner site http://www.dentalworkers.com/ has extensive online posting of job ads and résumés. (Site is being updated; there may be a fee.

      Dentistinfo.com - 853 Sanders Road, Suite 252, North-brook, IL 60062; 847/564-5329. (http://www.dentistinfo.com, drtooth@dentistinfo.com) Operated by Ronald R. Widen, D.D.S., web site has Find a Dentist section and a Job Search section for dentists, hygienists, assistants and sales reps, where you can place a "position wanted" ad free.

      WebDental (http://www.webdental.com) Links to Web sites of colleges, laboratories, equipment suppliers, publications, and professional organizations. Classified section allows you to view job ads or post jobs wanted

      Refer to Chapter 5 of Health Care Job Explosion for 121 additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for the remaining occupations in this group.

    • Dispensing Opticians

      Job Lists Dispensing Optician Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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    • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

      Job Lists Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) - 132-A East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056; 800/34-NAEMT, 601/924-7744. (http://www.naemt.org, info@naemt.org) Membership is for nationally registered or state certified EMTs. A few jobs currently listed on web site. Directory on web of locations of refresher courses by state, internationally and for the military

    • Medical, Dental, and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

      Job Lists Medical, Dental, and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)


      National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) - 325 John Knox Rd L103, Tallahassee, Florida 32303; (800) 950-1150. (http://www.nadl.org, nadl@nadl.org) Organization comprised of state associations representing over 3100 dental laboratories. Sponsors National Board for Certification which certifies labs and technicians. Journal of Dental Technology classifieds are online.

  • Dietetics, Pharmacy, & Therapy

    • Dietitians and Nutritionists

      Job Lists Dietitians and Nutritionists Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      The American Dietetic Association (ADA) - 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995; 800/877-1600. http://www.eatright.org, education@eatright.org) An organization of food and nutrition professionals, with nearly 65,000 members. The membership includes dietitians, dietetic technicians, students and others. Web site has listing by state of accredited education programs, listing of state associations, and link to HealtheCareers web site for job listings. Student membership $43/yr gives access to information about dietetic internships and financial aid opportunities—including scholar-ships offered only to ADA members.

      Institute of Food Technologists - 525 W. Van Buren, Ste. 1000, Chicago, IL 60607; 312/782-8424, 800/234-0270. (http://www.ift.org, info@ift.org) Education section of web site lists both undergraduate and graduate programs, and gives information on scholarships. Employment/Career Center allows upload of résumé s and has job listings

      Refer to Chapter 6 of Health Care Job Explosion for 262 additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for the remaining occupations in this group. A sampling of the 262 additional resources are listing under each occupation.

    • Recreational Therapists

      Job Lists Recreational Therapist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) - 1414 Prince Street, Suite 204, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703/683-9420. (http://www.atra-tr.org) Directory by State of college programs from associate to doctoral, career information, and employment update in education tab

      National Therapeutic Recreation Society (NTRS) - 22377 Belmont Ridge Rd., Ashburn, VA 20148; 703/858-0784. (http://www.nrpa.org) A branch of the National Recreation and Park Association. Uses the job service of the NRPA

    • Occupational Therapists

      Job Lists Occupational Therapist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) - 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824; 800/377-8555, 301/652-2682. (http://www.aota.org) Students section has listings of schools and certification information. OT Job Link has jobs available searchable by state and city. Members can put résumés on web, and get emails on new jobs available that meet their criteria.

    • Respiratory Therapists

      Job Lists Respiratory Therapist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) - 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, Texas 75063; 972/243-2272. (http://www.aarc.org , info@aarc.org) Take their "Be an RT" quiz in the Career tab, where there is also information on education for the career and an employment opportunities section. The Education tab has a listing of accredited 2-year and 4-year RT college programs searchable by state and a scholarships section.

    • Physical Therapists

      Job Lists Physical Therapist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      National Rehabilitation Counseling Association (NRCA) - PO Box 4480, Manassas, VA 20108; 703/361-2077. (http://nrca-net.org/, NRCAOFFICE@aol.com) Recently independent from the National Rehabilitation Association, NRCA is the major association of rehabilitation counselors. Employment web page lists job openings.

      Jobs Board (Job Vacancy Postings)


    • Speech-Language Pathologists

      Job Lists Speech-Language Pathologist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists & Audiologists (CASLPA) - 401- 200 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L5; 800/259-8519. (http://www.caslpa.ca, caslpa@caslpa.ca) A well organized web site with information about the career, information for current and prospective students, directory of certified Canadian programs, and ads for jobs in Canada. Canadians have baccalaureate programs for Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant and Communicative Disorders Assistant as well as masters and doctoral programs similar to those in the US.

      Jobs Board (Job Vacancy Postings)

    • Pharmacists

      Job Lists Pharmacist Jobs  (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      American Pharmacists Association (APhA) - 2215 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037; 202/628-4410; 800/237-2742. (www.aphanet.org, Education@aphanet.org) Includes practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. The pharmacist.com career center has job listings, a résumé service, information about the Employment Exchange job fair that is held in conjunction with the association’s annual convention, job seeker support, and a Career Pathway Evaluation Program.

      Pharmacy Times - 241 Forsgate Drive, Jamesburg, N.J. 08831; 732/656-1140. (http://www.pharmacytimes.com) The web site has continuing education, free subscriptions for students, career information and classified job ads, as well asa link to the AbsolutelyHealthCare job site

      Jobs Board (Job Vacancy Postings)

    • Audiologists

      Job Lists Audiologist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) - 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852; 800/498-2071. Visit their web site at (http://www.asha.org). The audiologist profession is currently moving to PhD level of education for certification, with their standard being the AuD degree for dispensing audiologists and the PhD degree for researchers. Masters programs are still available at almost all institutions. The web site has a searchable database of currently accredited educational programs, which can most easily be found under the "Frequent Searches" tab.

  • Nursing

    Job Lists Nursing Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)
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    • All Occupations

      Access Nurses Traveling Nursing Jobs - http://www.accessnurses.com Access Nurses is a leading provider of healthcare staffing, servicing healthcare facilities in all 50 states.

      American Nurses Association (ANA) - 8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 301/628-5000 or 800/274-4ANA. (http://www.nursingworld.org, memberinfo@ana.org) The ANA, established in 1896, is a full-service professional organization. Career center on web site has a job agent and allows members to post résumé. Financial aid information, links to specialty nursing associations and much more can be viewed on the web site. Students may subscribe to access more extensive web information for $10. Planning A Career In Nursing booklet can be downloaded from the web. Online catalog lists dozens of publications, including books on taking certification tests. The American Nurse is $10/yr for students, $20 for practicing nurses (800/637-0323).

      Minority Nurse - http://www.minoritynurse.com This site has links to minority nursing associations and minority health associations. It provides a discussion forum, scholarship information and job postings. Featured stories section is loaded with information for students and nurses. Minority Nurse magazine has information on education, career development and minority health.

      National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) - 45 Main Street, Ste. 606, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718/210-0705. (http://www.nsna.org, nsna@nsna.org) Online Career Center has information about nursing, career planning, internships and a directory of health care facilities. Web site networking opportunities include Live Chat and links to local chapters and state nursing associations. NSNA holds Career Planning Conferences, offers courses to prepare for the NCLEX exam, offers member discounts on nursing books, such as Career Planning for Nurses by Bette Case and Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School, A Students’ Road Survival Kit. Members can get scholarship information. Download a list of professional organizations for nurses; there are dozens of specialties.

      Nursing Jobs - http://www.nursing-jobs.us If you are looking for a permanent, per diem, or travel nursing job; in-patient, out-patient or hospice you have come to the right place. We have partnered with the leading hospitals, travel nurse companies and recruitment agencies to help you find your dream nursing job!

      Nurse Portal - http://www.nurseportal.net Over 140 links to nursing blogs, jobs, forums and boards, organizations, traveling nursing links and much more. Well worth the visit.

    • Licensed Practical Nurse

      Job Lists Licensed Practical Nurse Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses (NFLPN) - 605 Poole Drive, Garner, North Carolina 27529; 919/779-0046. (http://www.nflpn.org Information on careers and scholarships for vocational and licensed practical nurses. Online directory of state organizations and local events/meetings. Career Center lets you view job ads, post résumé and receive job alerts by email.

      Refer to Chapter 7 of Health Care Job Explosion for 136 additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for the remaining occupations in this group. A sampling of the 136 additional resources are listing under each occupation.

    • Registered Nurses

      Job Lists Registered Nurse Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      National League for Nursing (NLN) - 61 Broadway, New York, New York 10006, 212/363-5555, 800/669-1656. (http://www.nln.org, generalinfo@nln.org) Members are nurse educators, but the online job postings are for all nurses. Post a profile and receive job alerts by email. Publishes lists of schools of nursing for RNs, LPNs and LVNs.

      Hot Nurse Jobs - http://hotnursejobs.com This site allows you to post résumés and search for jobs in the US and Canada. Has section for traveling nursing jobs. Jobs for RNs, NPs, LVNs, LPNs, nurses aides, management, educators, etc. Searches are by state.
      Nursing Aides and Psychiatric Aides

  • Health and Social Services

    • Medical Assistants

      Job Lists Medical Assistant Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1575, Chicago, IL 60606-2963; 312/899-1500. (http://www.aama-ntl.org) The AAMA offers a national examination leading to the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential. Web site has a quiz and information on the field, links to the two ac-crediting agencies of educational programs for their lists of schools, and information on studying for and taking the certification exam. They also have a mentoring program for members.

      Refer to Chapter 8 of Health Care Job Explosion for 106 additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for the remaining occupations in this group. A sampling of the 106 additional resources are listing under each occupation.

    • Social and Human Service Assistants

      American Counseling Association (ACA) - 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304; 800/347-6647. (http://www.counseling.org) Web site has career center with listings of jobs available, most of which are in educational institutions, information on scholarships, and information about state licensing requirements.

    • Social Workers

      Job Lists Social Worker Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 750 First Street NE, Suite. 700, Washington DC, 20002; 202/408-8600. (http://www.naswdc.org, membership@naswdc.org) Links to state organizations, information on certification, and job link, available to all, but with résumé upload and email job alerts only for members.

      New Social Worker - White Hat Communications, P.O. Box 5390, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110; 717/238-3787. Print edition $15/yr, new digital edition $9.99/yr. They sponsor the Social Work Job Bank online, a well organized job site, which is free to job seekers. (http://www.socialworker.com, linda.grobman@paonline.com) Most jobs listed are for case workers and supervisors. Look at job listings, post an anonymous résumé, and get an e-mail when any employer who meets your criteria posts a job. They also have a book store and discussion forum for networking.

  • Health Diagnosing & Assistants

     

     

    Refer to Chapter 9 of Health Care Job Explosion for 200+ additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for the occupations in this group. A sampling of the 200+ additional resources are listing under each occupation.

    • Chiropractor Physicians

      Job Lists Chiropractor Physician Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

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      American Chiropractic Association (ACA) - 1701 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209; 800/986-4636. (www.amerchiro.org, memberinfo@acatoday.org) The ACA has about 20,000 members who are doctors or chiropractic assistants. The Education and Training section of the web site, accessible in the patient information tab, has information about education requirements and includes lists of colleges and state licensing boards. The membership tab includes job ads and practices for sale.

    • Dentists

      Job Lists Dentist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      American Student Dental Association (ASDA) - 211 E. Chicago Ave., Ste 1160 Chicago, IL 60611-2687; 312/440-2795. The organization represents dental students on issues with the dental profession and government. Over 85% of all dental students are members of the ASDA. (http://www.asdanet.org, ASDA@ASDAnet.org)

      Canadian Dental Association - 1815 Alta Vista Dr., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1G 3Y6; 613/523-1770. (http://www.cda-adc.ca, reception@cda-adc.ca) Under the Dental Profession tab on the web site you can find extensive information on the profession and how to navigate the educational and licensing process as well as grant and scholarship information. Take their online Dental Aptitude test.

      DentalGiant.com - (http://www.dentalgiant.com) Dentists are able to search for jobs, practices for sale, practice transitions, and partnerships. Sign in, search by state, and post your résumé.

    • Optometrists

      Job Lists Optometrist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      American Optometric Association (AOA) - 243 N. Lindberg Boulevard., First Floor, St. Louis, MO 63141; 800/365-2219. (http://www.aoanet.org/) Provides a job fair at the annual AOA Congress. Publishes a journal, newsletter, and educational materials. The Educational Center of the web site has career guidance with a list of schools. There is a financial aid page for members. Online career center has opportunities for employment, associates, partnerships independent contractors and practice sales. Upload your résumé.

    • Physician Assistants

      Job Lists Physician Assistant Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) - 950 North Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314; 703/836-2272. (http://www.aapa.org/, aapa@aapa.org) Offers an extensive array of member services. The web site "Employment Opportunities" section is a part of healthecareers network. Log on to post your résumé and get notices of jobs fitting your qualifications. View a list of all PA specialties at http://members.aapa.org/extra/constituents/special-menu.cfm.

    • Physicians

      FEATURED JOB LISTING

      TITLE: Physician (Multiple Positions at over 100 locations nationwide)
      SALARY:
       90,000.00 - 295,000.00 USD per year
      EMPLOYER: Department Of Veterans Affairs
      DUTIES: The purpose of this announcement is to recruit specialized skill in a multitude of medical specialties and various locations within the Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Centers throughout the nation. This is a 90-day pilot program to assist VA facilities place highly qualified physicians.  VA physicians examine patients; obtain medical histories; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients about illness, injuries, health conditions, and preventive health care. Physicians may also work in one or more specialties, in research, in administration, etc.


      Contact Information: VA Physician Recruitment, Phone: (800)949-0002, Email: vaplacementservice@va.gov

      Employers - Post Your Critical Job Vacancies Here


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      Excerpted from Health Care Job Explosion. See the 205 additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for this group.

      Specialties for Physicians - Further information on the numerous specialties for physicians can be found through medical associations listed below. These links can be found on http://www.healthcarejobs.org/. This site lists and provides direct links to many resources that will help including a list of 20 of the key medical associations.

      Aerospace Medical Association (http://www.asma.org )
      American Academy of Dermatology (http://www.aad.org)
      American Academy of Family Physicians (http://www.aafp.org)
      American Academy of Neurology (http://www.aan.com)
      American Academy of Pediatrics (http://www.aap.org)
      American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (http://www.aaaai.org)
      American Association of Immunologists (http://www.aai.org)
      American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (http://www.acoem.org)
      American Academy of Ophthalmology (http://www.aao.org)
      American College of Sports Medicine (http://www.acsm.org)
      American Gastroenterological Association (http://www.gastro.org)
      American Medical Association (http://ama-assn.org)
      American Medical Women’s Association (http://www.amwa-doc.org)
      American Osteopathic Association (http://www.DO-Online.org)
      American Podiatric Medical Association (http://www.apma.org)
      American Psychiatric Association (http://www.psych.org)
      American Psychological Association (http://www.apa.org)
      American Society of Anesthesiologists (http://www.asahq.org)
      American Society for Clinical Pathology (http://www.ascp.org)
      American Society of Handicapped Physicians (Contact Will Lambert, Director, 3424 S. Culepper, Springfield, MO 65804; 417/881-1570.)
      New England Journal of Medicine (http://www.nejm.org
      Radiological Society of North America (http://www.rsna.org)
      Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) (http://www.snm.org)
      Society of Critical Care Medicine (http://www.sccm.org)

    • Veterinarians

      American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) - 1931 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173; 847/925-8070. (http://www.avma.org, avmainfo@avma.org). Web has directory of veterinary programs in the US. Student AVMA includes web based open mentoring. Anyone can view jobs posted on internet. Members can post résumé and be notified when jobs come up that meet their specifications.

  • Home Health Care and Computers


    Refer to Chapter 10 of Health Care Job Explosion for 127 additional job, career exploration, and networking resources for the occupations in this group.
    • Homemaker-Home Health Aides

      Home Health Provider.com This site has well-designed job searches and lets you research industry sectors and post your résumé. (http://www.homehealthprovider.com/)  It provides news, employer profiles, a school finder, career videos.

      National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) - 228 Seventh Street SE, Washington, DC 20003, 202/547-7424. (http://www.nahc.org/) Members are agencies providing home care and hospice services. The Community area of the web site provides an Agency Locator with information on more than 22,000 providers and a Job Exchange searchable by region. Contact information is available for home care and hospice state associations.

    • Medical Information Technicians

      Job Lists Medical Information Technician Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)

      Visit the following sites for additional job listings.

      American Association for Medical Transcription (AAMT) - 100 Sycamore Avenue, Suite M, Modesto, CA 95354; 800/982-2182. Their Web site at http://www.aamt.org has career information, employment opportunities, networking, local associations and approved education programs. You can post your résumé online and receive e-mail job alerts.

      American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) - 233 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2150, Chicago, IL 60611-5800; 312/233-1100. (http://www.ahima.org, info@ahima.org) AHIMA provides brochures for those considering entering the health information management (HIM) profession. Web site has information on careers (including a career counselor), a job bank, financial aid, certification, schools, independent study and state associations.

    • Billing and Coding Specialists
      Job Lists  Billing and Coding Specialist Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)
      American Medical Billing Association (AMBA) - 4297 Forrest Drive, Sulphur, OK 73086; 580/622-2624. Their web site presents information about online courses, networking opportunities, and information on preparing for the examination to become a Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist. Visit (http://www.ambanet.net/AMBA.htm).

    • Computer Careers
      Job Lists  Information Technology Jobs (Click on link for list of current jobs)
      Those interested in pursuing a career in computers and health care may want browse the Digital Library at (http://www.acm.org/) and check out other publications by the Association for Computing Machinery. The ACM Career Resource Center has a section for students to network with professionals. Other organizations and/or web sites include:

      American Medical Informatics Association (http://www.amia.org/

      National Association of Health/Data Organizations (http://www.nahdo.org)

      Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (http://www.himss.org)  


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