DENVER, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like Westeros after that ominous winter finally arrives, much of the country was blanketed in snow after this month's early winter storms, with more cold weather on the way. Winter is coming, but the healthcare jobs market shows no signs of cooling off, according to HEALTHeCAREERS Network's newly released Q3 2014 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the U.S. added a total of 64,000 new healthcare jobs during the third quarter of this year. Meanwhile, job opportunities on HEALTHeCAREERS Network grew at a clip of 65 percent over the same time period a year ago and 60 percent over last quarter, with healthcare employers posting nearly 75,000 positions on the online job board.
"Our data makes it clear—the healthcare job market is hot," said Bryan Bassett, HEALTHeCAREERS Network's managing director. "We have a compelling mix of opportunities for industry newcomers seeking entry-level positions and healthcare veterans looking for new ways to apply their knowledge and skills."
- The top 10 states for healthcare jobs by HEALTHeCAREERS job postings: Texas, California, Florida, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Washington, New York, Illinois, Arizona, and Georgia.
- Healthcare specialties with the largest growth in job opportunities year-over-year and since last quarter: Therapy, Radiologic Technologist / Medical Imaging, and Nursing.
- The top three in-demand healthcare positions by greatest percentage of jobs posted on HEALTHeCAREERS: General Family Medicine Physician, Physical Therapist, and Operating Room RN.
Get the full Q3 2014 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot.
About HEALTHeCAREERS Network
HEALTHeCAREERS Network (HeCN) is the only true online single-source healthcare recruiting solution for providers and job seekers. HeCN provides a full spectrum of medical and healthcare jobs along with unparalleled access across disciplines and specialties. Employers are able to recruit qualified candidates, and job seekers find employment opportunities specific to their individual career paths. Designed to match qualified medical professionals with healthcare employers, HeCN also serves as a career destination complete with news, information, events, career resources and recruitment tools. To learn more about HeCN and our offerings for employers, recruiters and job seekers, please visit healthecareers.com, our blog, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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