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Healthcare Career Resources

Healthcare career resources include sites that specifically relate to the healthcare field. Find organizations to join and increase your networking abilities. Many of these organizations and associations have their own newsletters or magazines, job databases, and certification exams. You will also find links to other relevant web sites for your healthcare career path and books, software or journals that can help as you build your medical and professional knowledge.

Following is a list of healthcare career resource categories available to healthcare professionals. Click on the category you would like to explore.

Healthcare Career and Related Associations

American Association of Medical Assistants

American Health Care Association

National Association for Healthcare Quality

American Medical Association

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Job Resources for a Healthcare Career • Links to the top medical job search sites • Post your resume and create your portfolio, research the latest trends in your industry, and search for a healthcare career

Absolutely Healthcare • Browse healthcare and medical jobs, post your resume, obtain licensing information, review salary data, and set up a job search agent

Healthcare Jobs • Search jobs, post your resume, or sign up to receive healthcare career listings automatically by email

Hospital Jobs Online • Jobs, resume, and career management information

Advanced Medical Assistant of America • Information on all aspects of Medical Assisting • Browse jobs by title, state or company name in a wide variety of healthcare fields.

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Reference Sites for Healthcare Professions

Online Medical Dictionaries

Mondofacto • Includes abbreviations, suffixes, prefixes and acronyms

Medical Dictionary • Definitions of medical terminology, pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare equipment, healthcare conditions, medical devices, specialty terms and medical abbreviations

Medline Plus • A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

Other Reference Sites

American Medical Association Atlas of the Body Human Body Atlas • Interactive body atlas for common diseases and disorders

Acronyms and Initialisms for Health Information Resources

National Libary of Medicine • The world’s largest medical library by the National Institutes of Health—stay up-to-date in your healthcare career

Current Medical News Sources • Reliable information and timely news stories about medical research

Reuters Health • World’s leading provider of medical and healthcare career news • Reliable doctor-produced healthcare career and medical information

Library of the National Medical Society • Online subscription available for disease diagnosis, treatment, textbooks, journals and archives

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Books, Journals and Software for Healthcare Professionals

JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association • The most widely circulated medical journal with general medicine appeal for those in a healthcare career

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