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

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

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,”

Health Care Career Options for 2016

8 hot jobs to land in 2013 Unemployment figures in the U.S. continue to dip. As of February, 7.7 percent, or 12 million people, were out of work. Those are still a lot of slots to fill. And while work is still hard to come by, some jobs are easier to land than others — that is, if you have the right skill set and education. Many of the fast-growing careers are in the health care field, says Laurence Shatkin, co-author of “Best Jobs for the 21st Century.” The major trends are the aging of the population and improved technology

Top Healthcare Careers For 2016 – 2017

The top healthcare careers for 2013-2014 are:top healthcare careers 2012 - 2013

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1. Physician Assistant

As necessity on doctors goes high, the Physician Assistant is growing to be a good way for patients to have care on time. The physical assistant is schooled to provide diagnostic advice, a bit of prevention healthcare as well as cater for clinical testing outcomes.

2. Laboratory Technician

Lab Techs do all the tests needed by the doctors while treating patients.
For one to become a Lab Tech one needs a degree in biology and computer science. However one can find degree programs in Lab Technician schooling students in high level laboratory skills.

3. Occupation Therapist

Occupational Therapists deal with people who have gone through major accidents or injuries to get back their routine skills. They also help people to deal with stress and often get their work mixed with education, social work and mental health. One needs a Master’s degree to become an Occupational Therapist.

The Department of Labor (DOL) reports, “Wage and salary employment in the health care industry is projected to increase 27 percent through 2014, compared with 14 percent for all industries combined.”

Following are the professions ranked by CareerCast, which noted that healthcare job opportunities are lucrative, rewarding and exponentially growing.

  1. Dental Hygienist
  2. Audiologist
  3. Occupational Therapist
  4. Physical Therapist
  5. Optometrist
  6. Pharmacist
  7. Physician Assistant
  8. Speech-Language Pathologist

The CareerCast Jobs Rated report includes numerous health-care sector careers among its best jobs of 2012, with most ranking in the top 50.

More at Pacific degree programs among the “Best Health Care Jobs in 2012” – Pacific University

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