Choosing Your Nurse Practitioner Specialty in 2016

One of the critical decisions you must make on your path to becoming a NP is picking your nurse practitioner specialty. Your nursing professional specialized choice will impact your future career, so it is crucial to select carefully. The major distinction between a registered nurse and a nurse practitioner is that latter has completed master’s degree and hence could write out scripts for medicines whereas registered nurse can not. Many healthcare facilities hire their very own fleet of practitioners as they are cheaper than medical doctors. Because of this reason, there is wonderful possibility for nurse practitioners in many healthcare

How to Become a Travel Nurse

How to Become a Travel Nurse It’s true—there is a job that enables you to travel the country in a high-paying position while also helping people—that of the travel nurse. Travel nurses work as temporary fill-ins for people on sick or maternity leave, or help out during local emergencies or nursing staff shortages. A nurse must be an RN to become a travel nurse and the job duties correspond with the area of a nurse’s specialty—essentially the same duties the nurse would have within a healthcare establishment closer to home. Working outside of the country is also an option, although

Nurses and Their Impact on Oncology Care

Nurse dedicates her life to oncology Tami O’Brien has seen people survive and she’s seen people die. She’s held patients’ hands and watched parents scream and cry as their worst nightmares come true. As the director of oncology at Northfield Hospitals and Clinics, the Waseca resident shared some of her stories with a smile on her face, and at one moment, tears in her eyes. Not once in the more than 20 years she’s worked with cancer patients has she wondered if she chose the right path. “I never have days where I question why I do what I do,”

How to Become a Certified Nurse Anesthetist

Advanced Practices Take Nursing Career to Next Level Nursing is among the occupations in the highest demand locally and nationally, and offers excellent opportunities for good pay and benefits, but requiring a high degree of skill. Some nurses, however, choose to raise their skill level even higher, pursuing careers as advanced-practice nurses. In Orange County, the occupation of registered nurse ranks 12th for projected job openings from 2010 through 2020, according to the California Employment Development Department. In the 10-year period, more than 7,200 job openings for RNs are projected, including 3,740 newly created jobs and 3,460 due to RNs

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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