When you think about hospital jobs, the first people who come to mind might be doctors and nurses. But an army of people with different skill sets and roles are needed for hospitals to run efficiently and successfully so that medical staff can heal illness and injury and save as many lives as possible. In fact, using statistics from the U.S. census, Data USA has identified 948 individual job titles in the average hospital in five broad categories:
You can start your search for a hospital job by looking for healthcare support jobs. You can get more specific in your search with job titles including:
Every occupation in a hospital has its own education, training, and skill requirements. But we have good news for entry-level job seekers: You can find many hospital jobs that require only a high school education. Personal care aides, medical secretaries, and billing and coding specialists are just a few of the positions you can consider. If you're interested in seeing what's available, take a look at this diverse list of job descriptions for hospital support jobs.
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The pay for working at a hospital is as diverse as the roles and people you'll find there. While you're doing your job search, use Monster's Salary Tools to give you some idea of what you're worth in various hospital job positions. Type in the job title and the location of the job. Along with the median salary for that job in that area, you'll see other helpful information like a possible career path after that job or what the job pays in other areas of the country.
You need to fit the job, but the job and the employer need to fit you, your personality, and your lifestyle as well. Our company profiles can give you a glimpse into a company to help you make an informed employment decision. The profiles have information including:
Are you ready to jump into the job pool? Click on any of the hospital jobs on this page to test the waters. We encourage you to also create a profile on Monster to make your resume visible to recruiters and employers, so they can reach out with job opportunities. On top of that, creating a profile will allow us to send you job alerts and job search tips to help you along the way.