Searching for a job in healthcare can be overwhelming. No matter where you are in your career, from just out of training to nearing retirement, it’s difficult to know where to start.
Searching for a job can be particularly frustrating if you are already working long days and don’t feel like you have a break—isn’t that the reason you are looking for a job in the first place? These apps and websites make it easy to search for a job, even when you’re pressed for time. Several of them will even alert you when a job comes up that meets your custom criteria.
PracticeLink – The only site on this list that is primarily dedicated to physician jobs. You can search hundreds of medical specialties, locations or general career types. It has more than 10,000 physician jobs available at nearly 5,000 healthcare facilities around the country. Find it at www.practicelink.com.
Health eCareers – The site has thousands of jobs covering all areas of healthcare. It has more than 8,000 physician jobs and more than 14,000 total healthcare jobs. In addition to job listings, it has helpful resources like an interactive salary calculator that can be changed based on your specialty and then compared to other healthcare careers. Find it at www.healthecareers.com.
CareerBuilder – Search by job title and then sort those responses by specific specialties, companies, cities and states. It features more than 25,000 jobs all over the country. Find it at www.careerbuilder.com or download its handy mobile app and search on your phone.
LinkedIn – You may already have a LinkedIn profile and seen the job suggestions LinkedIn automatically generates based on your experience. The site has an incredibly deep job board with more than 300,000 healthcare jobs. The site is found at www.linkedin.com. It also has an app for both your LinkedIn account and another, LinkedIn Job Search, specifically for job searches.
Indeed – Indeed touts itself as being the biggest job board in the world, which makes it great for your looking for opportunities inside or outside of the United States. It pulls jobs from thousands of websites into a very simple interface, including more than 350,000 healthcare jobs. The site is found at www.indeed.com and is also available as an app.
Kyle Power is director of interactive marketing at CompHealth, the nation’s largest provider of locum tenens physicians. CompHealth helps healthcare providers in more than 100 medical specialties find permanent or temporary jobs. For more tips for job seekers, visit www.comphealth.com/resources.