Why Apply For Hospital Jobs in Phoenix, AZ?

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If you are looking for healthcare or hospital jobs in Phoenix, AZ, it will not be hard to find one. Whatever your niche in the healthcare sector, hospitals in the city and elsewhere in the state do have available positions for entry level applicants and experienced professionals. Perhaps you are looking to practice your field, so why not apply in one of the city or state's hospitals? Here are a few reasons to start your hospital or healthcare career in Phoenix, AZ:

Hospitals Are Among The Best Companies That Are Hiring

Phoenix, AZ may not be a healthcare hub like Chicago in the Midwest, but it does have a great healthcare system and its higher learning institutions offer best quality healthcare and medical courses. Some of the best hospitals in the city includes Mayo Clinic, St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital.

Some of the hospitals are the best companies to work for in Arizona and are among the largest private employers, employing thousands of people in Phoenix and elsewhere in the state. Who says the hospital jobs market in Arizona is dwindling?

Right To Work

Tired of joining labor unions and paying membership fees? Well, in Phoenix and in the rest of Arizona, you have the right not to join such an association and as you decline membership in a labor union, you cannot be compelled to join. Arizona is a right to work state and its constitution states that “No person shall be denied the opportunity to obtain or retain employment because of non-membership in a labor organization, nor shall the State or any subdivision thereof, or any corporation, individual or association of any kind enter into any agreement, written or oral, which excludes any person from employment or continuation of employment because of non-membership in a labor organization.” (Article XXV).

Hospital jobs in Phoenix and elsewhere in Arizona are for keeps. No one can take them away from you.

Not So High Unemployment Rate

Arizona's unemployment rate pegs at 8.0% (by June 2013), four notches above the national unemployment average of 7.6% (by June 2013). However, the unemployment rate of the Phoenix metropolitan area is at 7.2, ranking at 150th among 371 metropolitan areas and 21st among 49 large metropolitan areas in the country. Yes, that's lower than the national average. Other areas in Arizona also posted not so high unemployment rate: The Tuscon metropolitan area registers 7.5% and the Flagstaff metropolitan area at 8.0%.

But other urban centers might not be good places to find jobs, specifically hospital jobs in Arizona. Who would want to look for jobs in the Prescott metropolitan area which unemployment rate is at 8.6%, Lake Havasu City-Kingman metropolitan area at 10% and Yuma metropolitan area at 31.8%, which happens to be the highest? If you are looking to move in to the state, you know where to look for hospital employment.

The healthcare sector will remain one of the largest employers in the state so there is sure to be more hospital jobs in Phoenix, Arizona for all applicants. By chance you are looking for work or just become licensed, why not consider employment in Phoenix, AZ? Come over to the west and start your healthcare career in the Valley of the Sun.

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About Author:- Jonathan Weaver would like a drink after a hard day's work writing about hospital jobs & employment and other major cities across North America on various social media platforms. A degree in language helps him understand the yearning of his stomach and his love of traveling allows him to sample a few dishes and drinks on the way.


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