Nursing Jobs

Nursing Job Overview

Nursing jobs can encompass a variety of different tasks in many areas and specialties of medicine. The four areas of work for a nurse offering care are:
  • A specific part of the body (such as a nurse in general surgery)
  • A specific health condition (such as a nurse working with patients who have cancer or diabetes)
  • A specific environment (such as an emergency room registered nurse)
  • A group of people (such as a nurse working in a senior clinic)
If a nurse works in a hospital setting, he or she may work in all four of these categories within the same week, or he or she may specialize in one area and only work there. However, it's also possible to be a non-hospital nurse.

Nursing Job Education Requirements

At minimum, nursing requires an associate's degree, but most nursing jobs require a bachelor's degree. In some cases, an employer will hire a registered nurse who has an associate's degree, then pay for their continued education to earn a bachelor's degree. However, some jobs won't hire any nurses who do not have a bachelor's degree. Obtaining a registered nurse license involves taking an exam that is specific to the state in which the nurse lives. Some jobs will pay for renewal and upkeep of this license.

Nursing Job Market

There are currently about 2.6 million nurses working in the United States, with the potential for growth in the next 10 years and beyond. Due to the growing demands for healthcare based on population growth and aging, as well as the increase in insured individuals as a result of the Affordable Care Act, the need for nurses will continue to rise. However, these jobs are often very competitive, and, in some areas, they are more difficult to get.

Certain states have a higher ratio of unemployed nurses to open positions, so consider that when obtaining education. There are certainly jobs available, but they may not always be in your desired geographic region.

Nursing Job Salary Information

According to data from 2012, the median salary was $65,470. Typically nurses working in hospitals, home health care and government healthcare clinics earn the highest wages (home health care nurses are in high demand due to the aging population). Those who work in emergency rooms or hospitals outside of traditional working hours can also earn a higher hourly wage, resulting in more income. There is more flexibility in working hours for nurses, since many healthcare facilities offer care 24 hours a day.
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Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Nursing and Practical Nursing Part-time Clinical Instructors A variety of teaching opportunities are available to fit your experience and schedule. Position responsibilities may include clinical instruction in our nursing labs, at one or more of our affiliating health care facilities, and/ or classroom instruction. Please see the detailed job announcement on our website and to submit an app...
Job Title: Director of Nursing- Nursing Home Dept. Number/Title: Nursing Administration- Hospital Job Code: Title Reporting To: Nursing Home Administrator FLSA Status: Exempt Effective Date: 01/01/2012 Department: Nursing Home Administration Department Head: Nursing Home Administrator Job Purpose: The Director of Nursing is responsible for planning, directing, controlling and evalu...
As a Certified Nurse Assistant, CNA, you will be responsible for providing assistance for our residents at Pacific Regent of Bellevue community. The CNA will perform various resident care activities and related nonprofessional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the residents. We recruit, hire and train only the very best care givers to work in our communities. We lo...
Community long term CARE, a Part of Community Hospital - Anderson is currently accepting applications for: Director of Nursing: For our Community Parkview Care Center facility in Elwood. Qualified candidates must possess a valid RN license, have at least 2 years of management experience in a long term setting, and committed to quality care. Interested applicants should apply online at www.c...
Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT - PSYCH Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation t...
Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Ex...
Flexible Per Diem RN Jobs Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experience, look no further. If you ...
CNA / CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Description Responsible for coordination of transportation arrangements, assist with dietary needs, provide comfort measures to discharged patients. Assists patients with activities of daily living. Provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit. Quali...
Description The nursing assistant provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only. Qualifications Required: Education entry level, vocational training, specialized skills, certification and/ or experience. Ability to work with nursing staff, patients and families. Good oral and written communication s...
Description Per Diem/Flexible Shifts as needed Performs nonprofessional nursing tasks in the care and comfort of primarily adult and geriatric patients with acute and chronic illness. Performs specific treatments/procedures under the direction of the RN/LPN. Maintains clean and orderly patient care areas, equipment and supplies. Restocks inventories and supplies to keep supplies readily availabl...
Description The nursing assistant provides patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only. Qualifications Education entry level, vocational training, specialized skills, certification and/ or experience. Ability to work with nursing staff, patients and families. Good oral and written communication skills. Abi...
Ohio University Zanesville Lecturer of Nursing/Nursing Skills Lab (Non-Tenure Track) Job Description: The majority of this role is teaching which may include classroom, lab or clinical instruction. This group II faculty works closely with other nursing Faculty to plan, implement and evaluate student learning experiences in the respective labs, (2) Has responsibility for the remediation program....
Unit: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...

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