What Kinds of Career Paths Exist for Nurses in Speciality Fields?

As you may get out of the largest health care career in the US, Registered Nursing offers a broad variety of different career courses. Continue reading below, for descriptions of the different parts of the nursing profession, and links to our directory sites of each type of nursing degree program. According to the United States Department of Labor, roughly 59 % of all registered nursing jobs are in hospitals. The specific jobs performed by medical facility RNs truly run the gamut, from patient/family education to administering medication and maintaining IV lines, to monitoring lower level nursing and medical staff members

A Few of The Best Nurse Practitioner Specialties

Nurse practitioners (NPs) offer sophisticated nursing and limited treatment in certain medical disciplines such as household, oncology, psychiatric and pediatric nursing. Unlike other nurses, they can detect patients, recommend medications and in many cases, handle the treatment of patients suffering chronic conditions such as arthritis or Alzheimer’s condition. NPs have to have a Master’s degree in nursing and get state licensing in order to practice, in addition, the majority of companies need NPs to have actually been licensed by a nationwide certification company in their NP specialized. All of the below are advanced practice nurses, suggesting they are extremely specialized

Highest Paying Nurse Jobs

Nurses have always played a key position in treating patients. They perform a wide range of clinical and non-clinical treatments in order to offer patients optimum levels of care. Nurses outnumber all other healthcare professions. There are more than 2,600,000 registered nurses in the U.S. Registered nurses can earn substantial salaries based on their level of education and skill levels. The following nursing specialties are currently the highest paying nursing jobs nationwide: Originally posted 2016-05-03 19:05:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Top 10 Highest Paying Nurse Practitioner Jobs

Most nurse practitioner salaries average around $75,000 to $80,000 annually. However, there are a few which stand out from the crowd with average annual salaries of more than $90,000 per year. One specialty even comes with an average annual salary over $100,000. Noting all of these salaries demonstrates one thing for sure: the average salary of nurse practitioners makes this a career worth looking into further. The salaries listed below are just averages across the country. Over $100,000 average annual salary Originally posted 2016-05-02 05:24:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Many Job Options Available to Nurses in 2016

Many transitioning RNs choose nursing administration

Health-Care-Nurse-Discussing-Form-InsuranceA career in nursing administration can be tremendously rewarding, and with an increased demand for nursing administrators in hospitals, laboratories and other health-care facilities, job opportunities are expected to be excellent for registered nurses looking to make the next step in their careers.

Employers in some parts of the country and in some employment settings are reporting difficulty in attracting and keeping enough registered nurses, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In response to the increased number of turnovers, employers are attracting and keeping registered nurses by offering administrative promotions, better work schedules and more exciting employment benefits.

…More at Many transitioning RNs choose nursing administration – Houston Chronicle

Nursing students find job surplus

When a class of seniors graduates, the important question is “Do you have a job yet?” For nursing students, the answer is usually a resounding “Yes.” A national nursing shortage, paired with an ever-expanding field, gives University of Memphis nursing graduates a positive outlook on the job market, whereas other majors and students are concerned.

The Loewenberg School of Nursing at the U of M offers several degree programs for undergraduates, including a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing for undergraduates and a BSN option for those who are already registered nurses.

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Sheila Hall talked about how these students are prepared for a variety of jobs and will be able to succeed in many different places, such as hospitals, mental health institutions and pediatric care facilities.

…More at Nursing students find job surplus – Daily Helmsman

Health Care Jobs Will Remain Abundant Throughout Rest of Decade

Every year, U.S. News & World Report ranks the top 100 jobs in several industries. For 2013, six of the top 10 are jobs in health care.

The magazine uses a number of factors to rank jobs, including employment rate, median salary, growth volume and work-life balance. Along with technology jobs, health care jobs stand out from the crowd by offering the right mix of those variables.

As the report noted in its rankings, and official government statistics confirm, graduates with health care degrees are having an easier time finding employment than much of the rest of the population.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), health care occupations make up two of the top three occupations with the most expected job growth through the end of this decade. Health care support occupations will rise by nearly 3.5 million between 2010 and 2020, while practitioners and technical jobs within health care will grow by 26 percent over the same time period.

…More at Health Care Jobs Will Remain Abundant Throughout Rest of Decade – Business Administration Information

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