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EMPLOYMENT WEB SITES
Absolutely Health Care
Browse 300,000+ healthcare/medical jobs for employment throughout the United States. Post your resume, obtain licensing information, network with others, get job search and career tips, visit the site's education resource center, review healthcare salary data, receive relocation assistance, and set up a job search agent.
All Health Jobs
This site features national healthcare job listings searchable by specialty, city and state.
This site has a wide range of health professions career resources, including job listings and a salary calculator.
This is a comprehensive site for entry-level nursing and allied health job seekers The web site includes thousands of job opportunities as well as an online career center, nursing news, and opportunities to network with other nurses.
Health Career Web
This web site offers an extensive list of available medical jobs nationwide.
HealtheCareers Network (HeCN) is your destination for healthcare jobs and medical jobs. Choose your career and HeCN will customize your site experience with the news, information, events, career resources and employment opportunities that most interest you.
Hospital Jobs Online
Whether you're for searching hospital administration jobs, allied health jobs, nursing jobs, or physician jobs, Hospital Jobs Online (HJOL) is your one-stop resource for a new career.
Indeed advertises as the #1 job site worldwide for all jobs, with over 50 million unique visitors and 1 billion job searches per month.
LinkUp advertises as one of the fastest-growing job sites on the web today. Unlike most job searching websites, LinkUp only lists jobs direct from company websites.
, this site is a leading source of local and national nursing news, nursing jobs, nurse continuing education, and a thriving nurse community.
Nursing Jobs Help
Nursing Jobs Help was developed as a free resource for nursing students who may be struggling with the job hunting process. The site's mission is to educate students about nursing job access and the necessary requirements for finding the right job.
With the tagline, "Web's #1 Site for Nursing Jobs," this site is searchable by specialty and location, and also has convenient links to nursing books and other resources.
With the tagline, "Job Search Made Simple," Simply Hired is building the largest online database of jobs on the planet.
Nursing associations range from general groups to specific associations designed for nurses who specialize in a particular area of healthcare. Joining a nursing association has a number of advantages, but you will want to take some time to select the right association(s) that fits you. While general organizations can connect you to a wide range of nurses worldwide, specialty organizations help you keep up with cutting-edge trends in your particular area. Many nurses may belong to both general and specialty associations to get both types of benefits.
Subscriptions to news magazines and journals
Free or reduced rate conference registration
Access to community forums or job postings on the association's Website
Updates with the latest news and information
Continuing education opportunities
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for America's baccalaureate- and higher-degree nursing education programs. AACN's educational, research, governmental advocacy, data collection, publications, and other programs work to establish quality standards for bachelor's- and graduate-degree nursing education, assist deans and directors to implement those standards, influence the nursing profession to improve healthcare, and promote public support of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and practice in nursing—the nation's largest healthcare profession.
American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation's 3.1 million registered nurses through its constituent member nurses associations and its organizational affiliates. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on healthcare issues affecting nurses and the public. The ANA's mission is incorporated in its tagline, "Nurses advancing our profession to improve health for all."
National League for Nursing
The National League for Nursing (NLN) is a membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. NLN members include nurse educators, education agencies, healthcare agencies, and interested members of the public.
National Student Nurses Association
This association's mission is to mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, and to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession.
State Nursing Association Directory
U.S. Nurse Association Directory
INDUSTRY NEWS & NETWORKING SITES
If you are a nurse, you can connect with others socially and professionally using this site. Get answers to questions, and find out about news, specialties, and careers.
All Student Nurses
This is a Yahoo! Group that offers student nurses the chance to connect with other student nurses, as well as experienced professionals.
Over 120 million professionals use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas and opportunities.
Groups to consider joining: Hospital Jobs Healthcare & Medical Jobs, Nursing Network, The R.N. Network, and Working Nurse
Medical Mingle is a free professional social network for people interested in, working in, servicing, or studying for a career in the healthcare and medical field. Find job, career, and recruitment resources. Make friends and connections. Create and/or view blog posts, forum posts, photos, and videos. Receive recognition and win great prizes for your contributions.
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, a leading source of local and national nursing news, nursing jobs, nurse continuing education, and a thriving nurse community.
This site offers relevant, reliable and up-to-date career, employment, and education information for nursing professionals.
When you join this social community of nurses, you can connect with friends and former nursing colleagues, network for a new job, get nursing career advice and tips, and more.
Enjoy the empowering feeling of connecting with nurses from around the world. You can meet other nurses, advance your career, and share stories. There are plenty of interesting conversations, as well as helpful resources.
NurseZone has plenty of great advice from other professionals—and the chance to offer your own. Participate in discussions, and share your passion for nursing.
CONFERENCES & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Upcoming nursing conferences from around the world!
brought to you by Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
American Nurses Credentialing Center
ANCC’s internationally renowned credentialing programs certify nurses in specialty practice areas, recognize healthcare organizations for nursing excellence through the Magnet Recognition Program® and the Pathway to Excellence® Program, and accredit providers of continuing nursing education.
In addition, ANCC’s Institute for Credentialing Innovation® offers an array of informational and educational services and products to support its core credentialing programs.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
This site connects you to a national non-profit organization that features contact information and web addresses for state boards of nursing.
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