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3 popular online resources to look for jobs for physicians

3 popular online resources to look for jobs for physicians

The conventional way of searching for a new job has always been through referrals or by looking at the classifieds section of newspapers and journals. This has been true especially for those in the medical field looking for physician job openings. There has been no dearth of opportunities for physicians. Doctors have always been in demand. The projected growth of job for physicians is faster compared to other professions.

Along with the conventional sources used to search for jobs, aspiring, as well as experienced physicians, can now make use online resources to make a move in their job prospects. Some websites specially cater to the medical fraternity. Here five popular online resources used by physicians to look for jobs and career opportunities.

1.NEJM: The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has an online career center that posts physician jobs from the classified section of the journal as well as from direct job postings by recruiters and employers. Physicians have to make a profile where they can create their own cover letter and can upload their resumes. The portal sends job alerts to its members and allows to search for jobs based on specialty and geography.

2.PracticeLink: PracticeLink is a job bank that has approximately 5,000 medical groups, private practices, hospitals and health systems posting about jobs for physicians. This physician recruitment website lets physicians search for jobs according to their specialty and location. It is a platform that connects physicians with prospective employers. This site also provides resources that help in the job search process.

3. Career MD: One of the largest open-access databases that contain data on physician jobs from all over the country, CareerMD has job opportunities from large hospitals and healthcare organizations as well as from government agencies, academic organizations, industry employers and small clinics. This is a completely free online platform for physicians to look for jobs.