The topic of nursing jobs has been getting a great deal of press lately.  Titles like, "Georgetown University Study: 5.6 Million New Healthcare Jobs Expected By 2020",

and "Nursing Tops List of High-Paying Jobs In the Future" have inspired many to consider becoming a nurse.  From LVNs to RNs, traveling nurses to nurses who work with hospice, the ...

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Almost one-quarter of registered nurses (RN) age 55 and older could leave nursing in a short period, opening the door for less–experienced RNs to take their place, according to a new study.

Twenty-three percent of nurses aged 55 and older indicate they change their work dramatically, including opting for retirement or leaving the nursing field for other types of work. ...

The country is graying rapidly. The massive Baby Boom generation has entered its retirement years and by 2030, according to Census Bureau forecasts, Americans age 65 and older will represent 19% of the population (compare that to 13% in 2010). In addition, people are living longer thanks to advances in diagnosis and treatment.

These two factors indicate strong demand ...

A shortage of registered nurses has been predicted for some time, yet in some parts of the county, new nurses are reporting difficulty in finding jobs. Nursing schools are churning out more Registered Nurses (RNs) than ever—with the number of nursing programs doubling in the last 10 years—and there are now 750,000 RNs under the age of 35 compared to ...

Nursing is a career that requires hard work, a big heart, and a good deal of education and training.  So, it's no surprise that most nursing jobs come with a decent salary. In fact, any publication's list of the top reasons to become a nurse will include salary and/or flexible scheduling towards the top. However, high paychecks can often come ...

Nurses saw higher pay increases than other hospital employees, with the exception of hospital executives, according to a new report from Hay Group.

Compared with the average 2.6% increase for all employees, nurses at independent hospitals saw 2.5% increase in base salaries and total cash in 2014, compared to 1.8% salary increases and 2% total cash increases in 2013, according ...

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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