Nursing Job Overview
Nursing jobs are the backbone of the healthcare labor force. Nurses provide bedside care; observe and record vital signs and other health metrics; aid in care planning; and communicate with other clinicians, patients and families.
Nursing careers include certified nursing assistant (CNA), licensed practical nurse (LPN), registered nurse (RN), nursing supervisor, nurse manager, director of nursing and chief nursing officer.
Educational requirements for careers in nursing vary widely. Nursing assistants may earn a certificate in a year or less; nursing-school faculty positions can require a PhD, entailing eight or more years of study. Training for almost all nursing job opportunities includes a mix of clinical and classroom experience.
Additional training is often required for nurses who choose clinical specialties like pediatrics, diabetes, oncology or critical care.
Nursing Job Market
RNs held 2.7 million jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). There were 1.5 million people in CNA and related occupations and 750,000 LPNs. All of these jobs in nursing are projected to grow faster than the average occupation by 2020.
The median CNA salary was $24,190 in 2011, according to BLS. The median RN salary was $65,950, with the top 10 percent earning $96,630.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Clinical Coordinator, Rehabilitation Unit, the Registered Nurse on the Rehabilitation Unit is responsible for the provision of safe and effective care to patients admitted for specialized care with a focus on rehabilitative care. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse. Must have BLS certification...
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is a nationally recognized for-profit, post-secondary education company providing career training in the field of allied health, and we have an opening for a full-time Director of Nursing. Responsibilities include: Recruit and develop qualified Nursing Instructors ensuring continuous and consistent delivery of coursework throughout the program. Manage the Nursing Ins...
Job Description Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for the site, is responsible for managing assigned Patient Care Service goals and projects. Directs and/or assists in the preparation of a variety of strategic and operational tactics and makes recommendations for operational improvements. Identifies areas of opportunity, develops proposals for program development, strategies a...
Supervises: • All Licensed Staff • Certified and Non-Certified Nursing Assistants • Restorative Nursing Assistants POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Administrator, the Director of Nursing Services is responsible for the administration and management of Nursing Services to residents in accordance with orders of the physicians and total needs of the residents. Responsible for 24-hour...
HML Professional Resources has excellent opportunity available for a Director of Nursing for a Registered Nurse in Long-term Care in the Wausau area. This position is open due to promotion of current DON. Competitive Salary offered. For more details, please apply to this position by sending your confidential resume. Your information is not share with any of our clients until we speak with you firs...
Have you received training and certification as a nursing assistant? Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan is currently seeking Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Competency-Evaluated Nursing Assistant (CENA) candidates to support the work of our health care clients in Washtenaw County. Call us today to learn more about these great opportunities! Nursing Assistants perform a variety of patient care dut...
Part time positions avaliable to start. Can move into full time spot as they become avaliable. Small patient ratio as 1 nurse and 1 STNA care for about 15 residents. Lots of time for bonding and really enjoying the resdients in our facility. Family owned facility with owners onsite everyday....
Seeking experienced Certified Nurse Aides for our 2pm to 10pm shift to join our team. JOB DESCRIPTION Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Resident Care Coordinator/Charge Nurse, performs various resident care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the residents. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Provides n...
We're counting on you to lead one of the most technically advanced nursing environments in healthcare. At 360 Healthcare, nurses utilize Computerized Medical Records, Automated Dispensing Technology and much more. Our goal is to give nurses more time to interact with their patients while giving you more time to lead your staff. No wonder we've earned more AHCA/NCAL quality awards than any other po...
JOB DESCRIPTION As the Executive Director of this Long-Term Care Facility you'll make the decisions that make the difference to our staff and to the patients and residents they serve. That's why we empower you with technologies that are among the most advanced anywhere in healthcare. Technologies that allow you to see where the facility is doing well and where more attention is required - almost i...
Certified Nursing Assistants/Home Health Aides/Patient Care Associates (CNAs/HHAs/PCAs) Exciting news! Privatus Care Solutions is hiring IMMEDIATELY. We are looking for top-notch CNA/HHAs/Nursing Students and will also consider experienced PCAs. Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next?...
Job Description The Registered Nurse (RN) is a member of the Patient Care Services Team. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the satisfactory completion of nursing care by the nursing team. The RN manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members including an...
Director of Nursing – Skilled Nursing Director of Nursing Director of Nursing – Skilled Nursing Director of Nursing Just outside Minneapolis, MN $70K - $75K Salary Range Full Benefits Package Relocation Assistance Director of Nursing – Skilled Nursing Director of Nursing This facility is looking for a Director of Nursing. Our skilled nursing director of nursing should have 3+ years of experience....
Seeking Registered Nurse Unit Supervisor for Immediate Interviews for Crown Heights Brooklyn Nursing Home. Candidate must have LTC experience as well as supervisory experience to qualify for this opportunity....
Company Confidential Palm Desert, CA, 92211
MUST BE WILLING TO DO BOTH ADMIN and FIELD WORK MUST HAVE AT LEAST 2-5 YEARS IN HOME CARE, SOC, and OASIS EXP! KNOWLEDGE OF HCHB is preferred! Job Summary: The Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the daily operations and clinical functions for the agency and is responsible for maintaining quality of standards of care and positive financial outcomes. The Director communi...
Company Overview Quest, Inc helps people with disabilities achieve their dreams of going to school, having a job, living on their own and experiencing summer camp. As Central Florida's largest provider of these services, Quest, Inc makes a difference in the lives of more than 1,000 people with disabilities each day and has been a part of the community for 50 years. Position Description Supervises...
Description: STNAs must be committed to the Patient Centered Care Model. The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct nursing care and nursing-related services to residents in a long term care facility. “Nursing and nursing-related services” means, when performed by a nursing assistant, activities including attending to the personal care needs of the residents and providing personal a...
BASIC FUNCTIONS/ PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assure all medical records and assessments for consumers and employees are maintained according to, Medicaid certification, Licensure requirements, OSHA standards and the Agency's Safety and Health Committee's policy and procedures. Teach ODDD Medication Administration classes and provide oversight for the training of Medication Administration company wid...
Work With People Who Put You First! Capital is seeking to fill immediate openings in Sharon, PA forCertified Nursing Assistants(CNAs) with a minimum six months of experience in a long-term careor assistant living facility. Responsibilities Include: Measure vital signs such as temperature, respiration, and blood pressure. Assist patients with daily living (ADL’s) Monitor patients and report any cha...
Position Opening: COOK Marbridge Location: Manchaca, TX (just south of Austin) We currently have an opportunity for a Full-time COOK at our 90-bed Nursing Home, located in Manchaca, TX (just south of Austin). We have a tenured management team and a great work environment! Come work with the best, join our team! The Marbridge Villa, currently seeking an experienced COOK who is responsible for prepa...
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Registered Nurse (RN)
$42,848.00 - $83,200.00
Typical Salary for Registered Nurse (RN)
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Registered Nurse (RN)
Promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
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Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
Directs and supervises less skilled nursing or health care personnel; supervises a particular unit.
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