Websites for the College of Nursing

The following sites include information about topics or careers in Nursing. Additional sites listed in Miscellaneous Medical & Healthcare may provide related career development or salary survey information.


Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories despite your degree or interest area, since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major.

For more information about the College of Nursing please visit http://www.sc.edu/nursing/.

 

 
Acute Care Nursing

Long-Term Care Nurse

Anesthesia Nursing

Miscellaneous Medical and Health Care

Camp Nurse Orthopedic Nurse
Childbirth Educator

Pediatric Nurse

Education Professional Associations
Ethicist

Pulmonary/Respiratory Nurse

General School Nurse
Health Coach

Useful University of South Carolina Resources

Home Health Nurse  

 

Acute Care NURSING

 

*Acute Care Nursing Jobs
http://www.allhealthcarejobs.com/Acute-Care-Nursing-Jobs.list

This is a large database of acute care nursing jobs located in the United States. 

 

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Anesthesia Nursing

 

Anesthesia Nursing & Medicine Web Site
http://www.anesthesia-nursing.com/

Site contains information regarding careers in Nursing and Nursing Anesthetist. Contains information on history, education, and salary.

 

Nurse Anesthetist
http://medi-smart.com/anesthesia.htm

This site contains a myriad of resources, articles, and other information on anesthesia nursing.
 

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CAMP NURSE

 

*Camp Nurse Jobs
http://www.campnursejobs.com/

A large data base of camp nurse jobs.  You can also post your resume.

 

*Association of Camp Nurses
http://www.campnurse.org/jobs/index.html

A database of available camp nurse positions that is searchable by state and by whether you're looking for a summer position or a full time position.

 

*Camp Nursing Jobs
http://www.nurse-recruiter.com/camp_gateway.html

A job bank of camp nurse positions.  This database is searchable by state.

 

*Great Camp Jobs - Nursing
http://www.greatcampjobs.com/jobs_nursing.htm
This is a small listing of camp nurse jobs with salary information, responsibilities, and accommodations listed.

 

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CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR

 

*Prepared Childbirth Educators
http://www.childbirtheducation.org/

This web site is focused on helping nursing professionals expand their career options.  There is a lot of professional development information as well as different types of certifications available.  There is also a job bank.

 

International Childbirth Education Association
http://www.icea.org/

This web site has networking information, recertification information, and other professional development resources for childbirth educators.

 

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Education

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education

http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

 

* Academic Keys

http://healthsciences.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education, select the Academic Field of Nursing to see positions in your field. This site includes resources and a section to build a multimedia portfolio.

 

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ETHICIST

 

The International Centre for Nursing Ethics
http://www.nursing-ethics.org/

The International Centre for Nursing Ethics (ICNE) is a worldwide collaboration of researchers in nursing ethics focusing on issues of morality, professional ethics, philosophy of care, cultural and religious values, law and accountability.  This site has events and information for nurse ethicists.

 

Nursing Ethics Resources
http://medi-smart.com/ethics.htm

This site contains a myriad of resources, articles, and other information for nurse ethicists.


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General

 

* AllNurses.com

http://allnurses.com/

The Internet’s nursing resource provides comprehensive information regarding every facet of nursing.  Employment, associations, student organizations and education are among the topics covered.

 

* CampusRN

http://www.CampusRN.com

Connecting college and university students with entry-level nursing, healthcare and allied health jobs, internships, and career opportunities at leading global companies.

 

Career Cornerstone Center

http://www.careercornerstone.org/index.htm

Whether you are just beginning your degree or starting to look for employment opportunities the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an excellent resource center for anyone interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, healthcare, and medicine. Explore degree fields along with comprehensive education, salary, networking, job hunting, and career planning resources. Browse interviews with hundreds of people who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers. Many resources are in PDF, PowerPoint, or Podcast formats. Be sure to click on the "Degree Quick Jump" section on the right side of the screen, there is valuable information under the "Medicine" and "Nurse" section.

 

* Discover Nursing

http://www.discovernursing.com

There's a wide variety of careers in the health-care industry.  Jobseekers contemplating a career in nursing can explore the wide range of career options at DiscoverNursing.com. Students can learn more about the different career paths, education programs, scholarship funds, professional associations and much more.

 

* Elsevier online

http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/

This website features has respected journals in nursing to help you stay on top of the latest developments, standards, and best practices in the nursing field. Here, you can learn more about nursing through our direct links to free resources throughout the Elsevier online community.
 

*  hireNursing.com

http://www.hireNursing.com

Site contains nursing jobs and career resources.

 

* RankMedical.com

http://www.rankmedical.com/

Keeping abreast of what is happening in your industry is essential. RankMedical.com is a free resource for people seeking knowledge about all issues regarding health.

 

* Medical Workers

http://www.medicalworkers.com/

A valuable marketplace for job seekers and employers to find each other.

 

* Medi-Smart

http://www.medi-smart.com/

By selecting, Nursing Careers, Nursing Articles or Nursing Resources from the top menu bar you will have access to informative articles and resources about careers in nursing, salary data and other usful information.

 

* Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow (NHT)

http://www.nursesource.org/description.html

In this career profile section of NHT you will find career descriptions for many different specializations. By click on each link you will find background information, roles, specialties, practice settings, qualifications, and salary range. This is a very informative site.

 

* Nurse.com

http://www.nurse.com/

This content packet site is filled with information and resources as well as a job postings list.

 

* Nursing.Net

http://www.nursing.net/

The On-Line Services Center for Nurses!  Classifieds, e-mail, technical support, etc.

 

* Nurse Town
http://www.nursetown.com/

Resources, articles, and information about all kinds of different nursing careers.  There is also a large database that can help you find a career in any field of nursing you can imagine.

 

* Onward Healthcare

http://www.onwardhealthcare.com

Top Pay, Benefits, & Per Diem.  More Money.  More Choices. Travel nursing jobs, per diem and permanent nursing jobs, as well as travel, per diem, and permanent opportunities for allied health professionals.

 

* Yahoo! Health: Nursing

http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Nursing/

Comprehensive listings of web links associated with nursing.  Links include salary information, job listings, and educational information.

 

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HEALTH COACH

 

World Health and Healing
http://www.worldhealthandhealing.com/

This site gives you information on the functions and responsibilities of a health coach.  It also provides information on training and certification to become a health coach.

 

My Health Coach

http://www.myhealthcoach.com/Default.aspx?tabid=6502
Here you can find valuable information, podcasts, and slideshows that teach you different ways to improve your skills as a health coach.

 

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HOME HEALTH NURSE

 

Home Healthcare Nurses Association
http://www.hhna.org/

The Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA) is a national professional nursing organization of members involved in home health care practice, education, administration and research. The HHNA is committed to developing the specialty of home healthcare nursing and influencing public policy as it affects home healthcare nursing practice.  This site also has a link to the Home Healthcare Nurse Journal.

 

Home Health Nursing
http://www.nurseweek.com/careers/home.asp

This site gives very good general information about a career in home health nursing.

 

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LONG-TERM CARE NURSE

 

Long-Term Care Nurse
http://www.nursingspectrum.com/StudentsCorner/CareersInNursing/Specialties/LTC.htm

This site gives very good general information about a career in long-term care nursing.

 

Long-Term Care Nursing Leadership and Management
http://www.nursing.umn.edu/CGN/LTCNurseLeader/home.html

This web site is designed exclusively for nurse leaders in long-term care.  The resources here can help support your nursing leadership role in a long-term care facility.  You can take online courses or join a listserv to problem solve and share information with colleagues.

 

*The National Association Directors of Nursing Administration/ Long Term Care
http://www.nadona.org/

This site has a Career Center where you can post your resume or search job postings. 

 

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Miscellaneous Medical and Health Care

 

* Absolutely Healthcare and Health Jobs USA

http://www.healthjobsusa.com/
Browse 275,000+ Healthcare / Medical jobs for employment throughout the USA. Post your resume, obtain licensing information, review Health Care salary data, and set up a Job Search Agent.

 

* Allied Health Opportunities

http://www.gvpub.com
This site includes jobs in many medical fields all over the country as well as job lines for many of the participating institutions.

 

American Dental Association

http://www.ada.org/

Everything you need to know about careers in dentistry.  Site includes related societies and organizations, member information, and educational information.

 

* American Geriatrics Association

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/

Information about our aging population, including job listings and training in geriatrics.

 

* America's Health Care Source

http://www.healthcaresource.com/

Site contains listings of over 2500 career opportunities in the healthcare industry, as well as the option to post resumes and apply for jobs on-line.  Also provides links to other interesting healthcare sites, mailing lists, newsgroups, job hunting tips and more.

 

* Call 24 Online

http://www.call24online.com/

This site includes jobs in the health care industry as well as links to licensing boards and professional associations.

 

Explore Health Careers Website

http://www.explorehealthcareers.org

A free online health careers resource for students and advisors.

 

* HealthCareColorado.com

http://healthcarecolorado.com/

This site focuses on health care jobs in Colorado.  In  addition, this site provides information  regarding Colorado life.

 

* Healthcare Job Store

http://www.healthcarejobstore.com/

Site is dedicated to job listings in the healthcare industry including nursing, public health and pharmacy.

 

* Healthcare Jobs Career Center

http://healthcarejobs.org/

This site is a career center for exploring health care services occupations or for those who are actively pursuing employment.  You will find a tremendous amount of succinct information and resources that you can use to explore the health care industry.

 

* Healthcare & Medical Employment

http://www.pohly.com/links.html

Site includes tools, resources, and articles for those who are looking for jobs in the healthcare industry.

 

* HealthcareRecruitment.com

http://www.healthcareRecruitment.com

HealthcareRecruitment.com is part of a family or network of career portals dedicated to the healthcare industry. Not only are they a niche within the healthcare industry, but they are further a niche in some of the hottest specialties in healthcare today. 

 

* HealthCareerWeb.com

http://www.healthcareerweb.com/

Healthcareerweb.com allows jobseekers to search for medical jobs, hospital jobs and nursing jobs all over the United States. This site is a job searching tool for people who have been in the healthcare industry for years and even those that are just starting out.

 

* HealtheCareersNetwork

http://www.healthecareers.com/

From the nation's leading healthcare associations, HealtheCareers Network offers many more features to the candidate who chooses to register. You can: accurately track your current and past activity; post a résumé confidentially; send a cover letter with résumé; receive e-mail notification of new job postings; and access personal assistance, toll-free, five days a week. 

 

Health Management Careers

http://www.healthmanagementcareers.org/

Healthcare is one of today’s most dynamic and growing fields, with a wide range of opportunities and challenges. This Internet resource guide will assist you in exploring a career in the healthcare management field and provide you with information so that you can make a more informed career decision.

  

* HireHealth.com

http://www.hirehealth.com/Default.aspx

Site is dedicated to news, research, and job listings in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries.

 

* Hire Medical.com

http://www.hireMedical.com

Medical and allied health jobs and career resources.

 

* Hospital Jobs Online

http://www.hospitaljobsonline.com/

A terrific site for those in healthcare careers including thousands of job listings, career advice and the ability to post your resume on line.

 

* iHireHealthAndSocial: Allied Health Jobs

http://www.ihirehealthandsocial.com/

This is a source for job listings for medical professionals including physicians, nurses, radiologists, pharmacists and therapists.

 

* JobScience.com (healthcare jobs)

http://www.jobscience.com/

This site allows the flexibility of searching for job openings by industries in the healthcare profession.  Listings include biotechnology and  pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic, and healthcare.

 

* JobInHealthCare.com

http://jobsinhealthcare.com/

This site allows the flexibility of searching for job openings by catagory, key word, company, city  and  or state.

 

* Job Star

http://jobstar.org/tools/salary/index.cfm

Provides information on salaries (can search under grade level for government positions), negotiation, networking and how to do employer research.

 

* MedForum

http://www.medforum.com/

This site offers various links to information and jobs related to the medical field.

 

* MedHunters.com

http://www.medhunters.com/searchjobs.html

Visitors to site must register but no fee is involved.  Site has current  positions in the healthcare industry listed by region and by job/industry title.

 

* Medical and Health Care Jobs

http://www.nationjob.com/medical

Site is a comprehensive listing of jobs related to the health, nursing and medical professions. 

 

* Med Search – Healthcare Careers

http://www.medsearch.com

Allows you to search for job openings by category and keyword. Although this site sounds like it is designed mainly for people who are seeking strictly medical employment, it includes basic scientist-type positions in academic laboratories and in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies as well.

 

* MedicalWorkers.com

http://www.medicalworkers.com/

An employment site for the medical and health professional. Contains job listings for nurse practitioner, RN, physician, and other medical/healthcare professionals. Post resumes and search for jobs online.

 

* Medzilla: A Great Place to Advertise Jobs

http://www.medzilla.com/feedback.html

Unites jobs and jobseekers in biotechnology, science and healthcare.

 

Next Generation: An Introduction to Medicine

http://www.NextGenMD.org

The Next Generation (NextGen) is an online publication that seeks to broaden perspectives in medicine for everyone, from premedical and medical students to general readers, by connecting them to current physicians and clinical scientists. It is published every two months by Harvard College undergraduates in collaboration with editors of the New England Journal of Medicine.

 

Public Service Employers Network

http://www.pse-net.com/

Site provides great information concerning various topics related to the job search.  One component of site provides extensive information concerning sample job interview questions.

 

StudentDoctor.Net 

http://www.studentdoctor.net/index.asp

Web site offers opportunity for students to discuss most difficult and unusual questions asked during medical school interviews.

 

* The Riley Guide

http://www.rileyguide.com/

An all-inclusive site of career related information, particularly related to Internet job searching.

 

* What’s on the Net? Federal Jobs

http://whatsonthe.net/fedjobsmks.htm

1500+ links to job listing web pages in the federal government. Comprehensive, however, includes all kinds of jobs in the government, so users will have to weed through the links to find what is health related.

  

U.S. Department of Labor

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos047.htm

Biological and Medical Scientists Occupational Handbook.

 

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ORTHOPEDIC NURSE

 

*Orthopedic Nursing Jobs
http://www.nursingjobs.org/orthopedic-nursing/

This is a great list of orthopedic positions that are available.
 

National Association of Orthopedic Nurses
http://www.orthonurse.org/AboutNAON/tabid/53/Default.aspx

The National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON) is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization that exists to enhance the lives and careers of Orthopedic Nurses.  This site provides resources and networking opportunities for orthopedic nurses.

 

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PEDIATRIC NURSE

 

* Pediatric Nurse Jobs

http://pediatricnursejobs.org/

PediatricNurseJobs.org is a job search engine that finds job listings from company career pages, other job boards, newspapers and associations. With one search, we help you find the job with your name on it.

 

* Pediatric Nursing Jobss

http://www.pediatricnursing.com/jobs/jobs1.html

Pediatric Nursing Job section contains a listings of nursing jobs especially selected for pediatric nurses. You can find jobs for RNs, LPNs, LVNs, CNAs, CRNAs, and NPs. There are jobs are for hospitals clinics, universities, home care, private practices, and summer camps throughout the US. Recent grad? You can find postings for internships and preceptor programs here, too.

 

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Professional Associationss

 

* American Nursing Association

http://www.nursingworld.org/

Official website for the American Nurses Association.  Topics include nursing issues/programs, core initiatives, online continuing education, email newsletter and job openings.

 

 

* National Student Nurses Association

http://www.nsna.org/

With a membership of approximately 50,000 nationwide, the National Student Nurses' Association mentors the professional development of future nurses and facilitates their entrance into the profession by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance This site also has a "Job Opportunities" link in the left hand menu. A fee is involved to join.

 

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PULMONARY/RESPIRATORY NURSE

 

Pulmonary Care Nursing (Respiratory Nursing)
http://www.discovernursing.com/jnj-specialtyID_248-dsc-specialty_detail.aspx

This site gives you a general overview of pulmonary/respiratory nursing.  It also offers a lot of links that are helpful and relevant.

 

*American Association for Respiratory Care
http://www.aarc.org/career/

Since 1947, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has been committed to enhancing your professionalism as a respiratory care practitioner, improving your performance on the job, and helping you broaden the scope of knowledge essential to your success. The AARC is the only professional society for respiratory therapists in hospitals and with home care companies, managers of respiratory and cardiopulmonary services, and educators who provide respiratory care training.  This site also provides a great job bank and other career services such as resume critiques.

 

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SCHOOL NURSE

 

*School Nurse Jobs
http://www.schoolspring.com/find/school_nurse_jobs.cfm

This is a great job bank with available school nurse positions.

 

*CompHealth

http://www.comphealth.com/advanced-practice/
CompHealth is a service that helps people find careers in healthcare.  This particular web page focuses on school nurse positions.

 

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USEFUL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA RESOURCES

 

JobMate

http://www.sc.edu/career/

Click on "JobMate" on the right side of the page.  JobMate is an integrated job search resource center for students and alumni at no charge to you.  It is a simple 1-step process to connect to jobs and contacts.   Listings include full-time, part-time, summer, internship, and graduate assistantship opportunities in different industries and are updated daily by the University of South Carolina Career Center.

 

University of South Carolina - School of Medicine

http://www.med.sc.edu/

The School of Medicine is dedicated to the goals of preparing students in the art and science of medicine and providing them with a background for further post-graduate training in a variety of fields of medicine.

 

University of South Carolina - College of Nursing

http://www.sc.edu/nursing/

The College of Nursing, one of the largest in the southeast, prepares graduates to practice nursing at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels.

 

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last updated 11/1/10