National Consortium on Health Science
and Technology Education
NCHSTE is a national partnership of individuals and organizations
involved with health science and technology education. The
site provides information about skill standards for the health
care labor force. Eleven foundation standards provide the
core standards for all students in the field of health care.
Pathway standards then divide health care careers into five
categories, or career pathways.
Health Occupations Students of America
HOSA provides a program of leadership development, motivation,
and recognition for students enrolled in health occupations
Association for Career and Technical Education
ACTE is a national education association that helps prepare
youths and adults for careers.
This national organization helps train students for health
occupations, as well as other technical, skilled, or service
occupations, through activities and contests.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
You can read the government's predictions about the health
services industry here.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This resource describes what workers do on the job, working
conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected
job prospects in a wide range of occupations. It is updated
every two years.
The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities,
knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with
American Association of Medical Assistants
The AAMA provides support for medical assisting professionals.
Members include practicing medical assistants (administrative,
clinical, office managers), medical assisting educators, students
and others interested in the profession. The Certifying Board
of the AAMA awards the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential.
American Medical Technologists
AMT is a national agency that certifies a variety of types
of health practitioners. The organization also provides membership
programs to enhance professional and personal growth.
Pohly's Net Guide
Here you can find articles on health care salary surveys,
recruiters, and interview tips as well as links to health
care jobs, health care recruiters, and hospital and health
At this online magazine, you can directly link to travel companies
to explore job possibilities, read about travelers and their
assignments, and find out how to prepare for your own assignment.
Allied Health Jobs
This is a staffing agency for allied health care practitioners.
Nurse Options USA
This is a healthcare personnel service that helps registered
nurses and nursing management candidates find permanent, temporary,
and travel positions throughout the USA.
RN Traveler Jobs
This site aids nursing professionals in finding permanent
or travel jobs in hospitals and with agencies across the country.
PharmacyWeek offers searchable listings of current positions,
salary reports, and employment-specific articles.