How To Obtain a Hospital Job ... Quickly,
And Effectively With Little Possible Effort
Basics of Hospital Jobs
Jobs: America's Best
you're a student, a recent graduate, or an experienced professional,
working for the Hospital can provide you with unique
challenges and exciting career opportunities.
Hospital , America's largest employer, hires more than
300,000 people each year. No other employer can offer you the
variety of career opportunities that are available in the Hospital
. There are more than 200 rewarding career fields
across the country and around the world from which to choose.
Hospital is a competitive employer whose bottom line is service
to the American people. What does this mean to you? If you
are interested in finance, you can sign on with the Nation's
largest business. Science and technology? Hospitals offer the
most renowned laboratories, medical facilities and sophisticated
computer systems to face today's extraordinary challenges. If
you have an interest in protecting the public, becoming a Hospital
law enforcement officer might be for you.
Hospital agency needs the best managers, administrators, and
policy makers to keep this multi-billion dollar institution
running with excellence.
a Hospital employee, you have the opportunity to change jobs,
offices, and agencies and still retain your benefits and service
years. You will find training and career advancement opportunities
for your personal and professional growth. The possibilities
are as diverse as your talents and interests. Read on to find
out how to get started in the career of a lifetime!
a Hospital employee, you are not always limited to a traditional
work schedule. You may be able to work a part-time, flexible,
or alternate work schedule. "Flexitime," for example,
allows you to have flexibility in your work schedule while still
working a 40- hour work week. You should discuss these options
with your supervisor once you have started your Hospital job.
Hospital offers benefits such as life insurance, retirement
plans, a variety of health insurance plans, and paid leave.
Many Hospital agencies also offer a number of special benefits
which include child care arrangements, credit unions, fitness
centers, and recreational activities.
standard age for permanent employment is 18, although you can
apply for most jobs at age 16 if you are a high school graduate.
For some fields, such as law enforcement, there is an age limit
for applicants. With few exceptions, Hospital employees must
be U.S. citizens. However, some non-citizens may be selected
positions under special circumstances. Contact individual agencies
to find out about such opportunities if you are not a U.S.citizen.
Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring
and advancement are based on qualifications and performance
regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin,
politics, or disability.
of People With Disabilities
Hospital actively promotes the employment of people with disabilities
through selective placement procedures. This assistance includes
individual job counseling, special testing for visually and
hearing impaired applicants, and referral to agency coordinators
for selective placement. Special accommodations such as interpreters,
readers, and restructured work sites can also be provided for
you are a motivated, talented, and ambitious student, you already
know that it is important to get good work experience before
you get your diploma. The Hospital offers a variety
of student employment programs to high school, undergraduate,
and graduate students who are at least 16 years of age and have
U.S. citizenship. By working for the while you are
in school, you can have the opportunity to earn money, benefits,
and of course, invaluable experience! Decide which of the following
programs is right for you and then contact your school's career
placement center for more details.
Hospital Cooperative Education Program
School, undergraduate, graduate, vocational, and community college
students enrolled at least part-time can work a parallel or
alternate work/study schedule in the field of their interest.
Benefits include salary, annual leave, sick leave, health and
life insurance, and retirement plans. Often a "Co-op"
position can be converted into a permanent position upon graduation.
Summer Employment Program
employees are hired to fill a variety of positions, from office
support to professional, between May 13 and September 30 every
year. Summer employees earn salaries based on their education
school, undergraduate, graduate, or vocational students who
are enrolled at least part-time can gain experience through
this "internship" opportunity in a field related to
their academic/career interest. In many cases, you can earn
academic credit for your internship. Students should contact
agency personnel offices directly to inquire about opportunities.
to the Hospital
are now on your way to becoming a Hospital employee. Working
for the U.S. means working for you -- the taxpayer.
It means working for your community and your fellow citizens.
It means working on the cutting edge of technology and the leading
edge of social reform. It means having an impact on the future
of your country. And it means that you have begun a prestigious
career with tremendous potential, competitive salary, and good
you start your job search, keep in mind that research, persistence,
and self-promotion pay off. Market yourself to agencies and
recruiters just as you would in the private sector -- your future
career depends on the quality of your job search, and agencies
want to hire motivated and ambitious candidates.
you start work, be sure to explore the individual culture and
opportunities at your agency. Many agencies emphasize developmental
training, career-enhancement programs, seminars, and more.
to the Hospital -- Working for America works for you!