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Recent Report from Greater Cincinnati Health Council Reveals High Demand for Health Workers in Region

CHICAGO, July 16, 2003 -, the smarter recruitment resource for finding better candidates and jobs, announced it is now powering the online career center for the Greater Cincinnati Health Council, an organization representing 33 hospitals in the Cincinnati Tristate region. Health professionals who visit the career center at the council’s Web site,, can search through over seven million resumes and 400,000 job postings from 25,000 of the nation’s top employers for the best jobs and candidates.

"The Greater Cincinnati Health Council has joined forces with to help our hospitals and health providers fill more than 2,700 open positions," said Lisa Blank BSN RN PHR, director of the Healthcare Workforce Center of the Greater Cincinnati Health Council. "Our association with a recruitment giant like helps expand the reach of our job postings to a national audience of potential candidates."

Finding quality healthcare workers is a key initiative for the council. It recently issued a report stating the Cincinnati hospital industry is a primary driver of the local economy through the attraction of a highly skilled, well-paid workforce representing 93,500 jobs.

"Healthcare is one of the top markets for job opportunities," said Amado Izaguirre, vice president of Business Development for "Healthcare organizations and workers can leverage the network of national, local and industry audiences to find the right fit for their employment needs. Our association with the Greater Cincinnati Health Council enables them to look for those connections in a targeted area with a lot of opportunity."

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Viewers at can take advantage of’s smart online products such as the confidential Personal Search Agent that hunts for job opportunities in expressed areas of interest and automatically emails them to job seekers. Also available is’s skilled and hourly product, which enables workers to apply for hourly jobs by indicating their work preferences, education and experience. Interested employers simply review the applications and contact qualified candidates. In addition, the site gives job seekers the choice to search by industry, location and job type, and provides online career assessments, coaching for interviews and tips for salary negotiations. also offers easy job postings, online career fairs and a fresh resume database.

About the Greater Cincinnati Health Council
The Greater Cincinnati Health Council works in harmony with Tristate hospitals and other healthcare providers to promote high quality, cost-effective healthcare in the community. Since 1957, the council has represented hospitals in Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana. The council is a recognized resource for information about area hospitals and the complex issues facing the healthcare industry.

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Greater Cincinnati Health Council
Nancy Strassel
(513) 531-0200

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