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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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Travel RN Unit: OR / Surgical SVCS 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and Nights Available Whether you're new to the travel game or a seasoned healthcare traveler, our experienced travel specialists are there for you, to listen to your needs and guide you through the process of landing your dream job. Your new Parallon position offers benefits like: - Highest pay rates in the industry for...
Unit: PACU 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 PACU RN with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experience, look no fu...
Travel RN Unit: Critical Care 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and Nights Available Whether you're new to the travel game or a seasoned healthcare traveler, our experienced travel specialists are there for you, to listen to your needs and guide you through the process of landing your dream job. Your new Parallon position offers benefits like: - Highest pay rates in the industry for trav...
Units: RADIOLOGY / CATH 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...
Travel RN Unit: Emergency / Trauma 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and Nights Available Whether you're new to the travel game or a seasoned healthcare traveler, our experienced travel specialists are there for you, to listen to your needs and guide you through the process of landing your dream job. Your new Parallon position offers benefits like: - Highest pay rates in the industry for...
Exciting news! Privatus Care Solutions is hiring IMMEDIATELY. We are looking for top-notch CNA/HHAs/Nursing Students and will also consider experienced PCAs. Privatus Care Solutions is actively hiring for per diem private duty shifts and Live-In situations. Long and short shifts available immediately. Privatus is the premier provider of private nursing services. As a Privatus team member, you ha...
We are looking for top-notch CNAs/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? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? I...
Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? If so, Privatus Care Solutions is now offering per diem opportunities in our client's homes and alt...
We are looking for top-notch CNAs/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? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? I...
Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? If so, Privatus Care Solutions is now offering per diem opportunities in our client's homes and alt...
A Premier Nursing Home seeking experienced Certified Nurse Aides (CNA) 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: · Pr...
A Premier Nursing Home seeking experienced Certified Nurse Aides (CNA) 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: · Pr...
Unit: Telemetry / Progressive Care / Stepdown 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 E...
Travel RN Unit: TELE / PCU / SDU 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and Nights Available Whether you're new to the travel game or a seasoned healthcare traveler, our experienced travel specialists are there for you, to listen to your needs and guide you through the process of landing your dream job. Your new Parallon position offers benefits like: - Highest pay rates in the industry for t...
Unit: EMERGENCY - ED - ER / TRAUMA 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 ...
Units: CRITICAL CARE 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 Registered Nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experience,...
Carleton-Willard Village is a not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) set amid 72 acres of pristine fields and forest. The Village is a real community where new employees are warmly welcomed and lasting friendships are easily formed. When it comes to health care, experience matters. Carleton-Willard Village has both a licensed nursing center and outpatient clinic offering an ar...
An opportunity to expand your nursing career by using your extensive nursing education and experiences. Develop your leadership and management experience in a long-term care facility. Accountable for the supervision of patient care within LTC/brain injury/subacute units. Current NYS RN License and two years of experience. CPR/AED certified. Part-time, 3:00 – 11:00 P.M. with some 11:00 – 7:00 A.M. ...
Full Time (All Shifts Available) Emeritus at Lynwood - 18625 60th Avenue West; Lynwood, WA 98037 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they wan...
Pool (As Needed) Emeritus at Carmel Valley - 13101 Hartfield Avenue; San Diego, CA 92130 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while ...

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