Nursing is one of the strongest sectors in healthcare sector for hiring, which has helped buoy overall employment nationwide. The healthcare industry’s unemployment rate is 3.9%, half the national average. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that registered nurses account for nearly three million of the new jobs in the growing healthcare field, and licensed vocational nurses account ...

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California has long been a sort of Holy Grail to travel nursing. The state offers endless jobs and the highest pay rate. Jobs are also available there and, an extra perk in these cold months, is the California climate.

But licensure in California can be a hassle. Earlier in 2014, thousands were waiting for California clear a registration backlog created ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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