Finding Jobs in the Health-Care Market


With the impact of health-care reform still unfolding, many companies are trying to control costs any way they can. Bring in a company like Carenet, and you have a prescription for jobs!  The Top Five Companies Hiring This Week and their websites are below.

CARENET SERVICES – an American provider of care management and health-care solutions to private and public institutions

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  • Hiring 450-500 now, 250-300 in their corporate HQ in San Antonio, TX, and 200 RNs across the country.
  • Top Jobs: RNs, Customer Care, Infrastructure and Security, Business and Product Development, Client Relationship and Operations Management, HR, Marketing and Finance.
  • RNs can work from home office and respond to patients’ health information questions. Also evaluate symptoms & provide recommendations for home care or professional/emergency care.
  • Ranked as an INC Fastest Growing Company and was voted by employees as one of the Best Places to Work in San Antonio.

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JAMBA JUICE - retailer of healthy blended beverages, juices, and good-for-you snacks.

  • Hiring 3,500 for summer work.
  • Hiring is up from last year (2,500 last year).
  • Top Jobs: Team Members (starting salary - $8 p/h) &  Shift Managers  (starting salary - $10 p/h).
  • Hopes these seasonal positions will turn full-time. Also hiring full-time in some stores.
  • Has a benefits package for team members, but it only starts after 90 days on the job.
  • Jamba plans to develop 60-80 new stores globally in 2013, which would hire 15-20 new employees per store.

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GATE GOURMET - the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.

  • Currently has 395 openings, plans to hire 4,000 full-time employees in 2013.
  • Top Jobs: executive chefs; safety, quality assurance, transportation, materials, engineering, customer service,  food production and equipment/facility maintenance.
  • Also hiring at corporate offices for sales, supply chain, finance or other support functions.
  • The average professional employee earns $60,000 a year while hourly union represented employees have fixed rates that differ from city to city.  Hourly employees also receive free meals.
  • Expanding in the VA/DC metro Area, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Honolulu, Boston, New York, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Diego and Seattle.

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NAPA AUTO PARTS - an automotive replacement parts and accessories retailer.

  • Has 700 career opportunities (this number doesn’t include the 4,800 independently owned stores, so that means there’s even more).
  • Top Jobs: Store Owners (80% of stores independent), Store Managers, Counter Sales, District Sales Managers (product sales representatives), Delivery Drivers.
  • Plans to open 100 new stores this year across the country.
  • Offers full benefits to full-time employees. Hiring part-time, full-time, hourly, and salaried positions.

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HURRICANE GRILL & WINGS – a franchised restaurant chain, best known for its hot wings and its signature sauces.

  • Hiring about 420 by end of March for 7 new restaurant openings. Plans to open an additional 20 new restaurants by the end of the year.
  • Top Jobs: Managers, wait staff, cooks, and hosts.
  • Manager salaries can range from $30k to $60k.
  • Hiring in particular in Elkton, MD, Orange Beach, AL, Minnetonka, MN, Poughkeepsie, NY, Manorville, NY, Houston and Littleton, CO, by end of March. 
  • There are more than 48 locations, including Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas.
  • Named a  “10 Great Places to Wing it” by USA Today.

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