When looking for a nursing job, there are many ways to locate a great position. But to find a great job that also pays really well can be a challenge. Hospitals and medical practices all around the country are looking for registered nurses, but not all of them pay above average wages. Yet as the economy continues to improve, many ...more
Contrary to reports over the last decade, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is now predicting a nursing surplus by 2025.
Assuming nurses continue to train at current levels, HRSA expects new full-time equivalents to grow by 33% nationally by 2025 while the nationwide demand is expected to grow by just 21%.
New delivery care models will likely ...more
There is good news in the nursing industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that nursing employment will grow by 26% over the next seven years. Contributing to this positive growth are people living longer, the demand on skilled nurses due to changes in the medical industry, and many advances in medical technology.
For both recent nursing school graduates and ...more
Nurses have been voted the most honest and ethical profession for the 13th year straight in a new Gallup poll, earning 15 percentage points above any other profession.
The annual survey gauges public trust in professions, and 80% of Americans rates nurse honesty and ethical standards as “very high” or “high” this year.
Members of Congress and car salespeople scored ...more
As the U.S. health care system continues to evolve, industry demand for more highly educated nurses is growing. Data from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing shows current and prospective nurses are responding to rising education requirements: enrollment in all types of programs at nursing schools across the country increased from 2010 to 2011.
Some nursing schools offer graduate ...more
Here is a sign that nurses are demand.
Trinity Senior Living is offering a signing bonus to nurses hired for a new program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, and a nearby senior living community, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Registered Nurses can pocket $2,000 while Competency Evaluated Nursing Assistants are eligible for bonuses of $500.
Trinity reserves signing bonuses for ...more
The field of nursing is constantly changing. The rules and requirements, procedures and the knowledge base changes almost daily. You need to keep up with the latest trends and advances in order to get and keep the job you want, and provide quality care to patients. As you choose classes to keep your professional credentials up to date, here are ...more