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Nursing Compact States List & Salaries Ranked (Infographic)

By Nurse.org Staff Did you know that there are 25 states where nurses do not have to get a new license if they move?

Best Hospitals in North Carolina for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 1,598 surveys of nurses from 109 hospitals in North Carolina to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of North Carolina. 1. WakeMed Raleigh Campus ...

Best Hospitals in Massachusetts for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 521 surveys of nurses from 68 hospitals in Massachusetts to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Massachusetts. 1. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital ...

Nursing Demand By State: Latest Projections

By Nurse.org Staff Writer Nursing continues to be one of the most in-demand professions today. Yet a new HRSA study released in July seems to indicate a change from the ...

What Happened To The Nursing Shortage?

By Amy Blitchok Part of what makes nursing an attractive career path is high demand and job security. Again and again, studies have indicated that there is a high demand ...

Best Hospitals in New York for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 1,747 surveys of nurses from 176 hospitals in New York to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of New York. 1. NYU Winthrop University ...

Best Hospitals in Kentucky for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 1,075 surveys of nurses from 87 hospitals in Kentucky to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Kentucky. 1. Baptist Health Lexington Lexington, KY ...

Why Is Everyone Packing Up And Becoming A Travel Nurse?

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Nurses around the country have learned that travel nursing has many perks and benefits. Travel nursing offers a chance to explore new places, ...

Racism in Nursing: An Open Secret

By Angelina Gibson “I don’t want any colored nurses in my room.” Probably something you’d hear 40 or 50 years ago in the United States. For some working in the ...

Best Hospitals in Michigan for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 1,411 surveys of nurses from 125 hospitals in Michigan to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Michigan. 1. University of Michigan Health System ...

Best Hospitals in Illinois for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 1,502 surveys of nurses from 169 hospitals in Illinois to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Illinois. 1. Rush University Medical Center Chicago, ...

You're Making It Weird: Opposite-Sex Physical Exams [Infographic]

By Sean Dent, ACNP An important part of nursing is maintaining patient dignity and privacy while providing optimal care. As nurses, we treat the person, not just the disease. This ...

Best Hospitals in Georgia for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 1,579 surveys of nurses from 130 hospitals in Georgia to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Georgia. 1. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at ...

The Glamorous Side of Healthcare: Hollywood Nurses

By Dawn Papandrea Any Registered Nurse knows there are a number of nursing specialties that go beyond working in a hospital or nursing home. But there are just a couple ...

Best Hospitals in California for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed over 1,800 surveys of nurses from 314 hospitals in California to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of California. 1. Eisenhower Medical Center Rancho ...

I'm On A Boat: The Life Of A Yacht Nurse

In this article: How To Become A Yacht Nurse Nursing Duties Salary and Benefits Yacht Nurse Job Outlook By Lee Nelson Exotic ports of call with crystal blue waters and ...

Best Hospitals in Florida for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org ranked the best hospitals in Florida state for nurses to work for based on nurse's ratings and reviews. 1. Morton Plant Hospital Clearwater, FL Average Rating 4.597% Recommended "Great ...

40 Leaders in Nurse Education Share Their Best Advice for Getting Hired

We asked 40 influential leaders in nurse education to share their best advice for getting hired after graduation. Here's what they said. Kim W. Hoover, PhD, RN Dean, School of ...

Complete List of Common Nursing Certifications

Listing your credentials correctly on your resume is vital. But which is the appropriate acronym to use? Never fear. Nurse.org has compiled an alphabetical list of 183 different nursing certifications ...

Best Hospitals in Colorado for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org ranked the best hospitals in Colorado state for nurses to work for based on nurse's ratings and reviews. 1. Children’s Hospital Colorado Average Rating 4.5Recommended 100% *Magnet Hospital “Great ...

All Successful Nurses Have This One Thing

By Beth Boynton, RN, MS Did you know that emotional intelligence (EI) can advance your nursing career? Your emotional quotient (EQ) measures how you read and respond to your emotions ...

Should I Join A Nurses Union? Pros And Cons

By Pete Gerardo Should you join a nurses union? At first glance, the question may not seem especially relevant. After all, the percentage of American employees who belong to unions ...

Best Hospitals in Arizona For Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org ranked the best hospitals in Arizona state for nurses to work for based on nurse's ratings and reviews. 1. Phoenix Children's Hospital Average Rating 4.6Recommended 96% "Management is awesome ...

4 Reasons Nurses Quit (And What You Can Do Instead)

By Sean Dent, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN It’s no secret that there’s a worsening nursing shortage. And when too many nurses leave the profession prematurely, the crisis only deepens. The number ...

The Truth About Working "Only" 3 Days A Week

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC As a nurse, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard that it must be amazing to “only” work three days ...

Disney Nurse: The Happiest Career On Earth

By Lee Nelson When Cheryl Talamantes moved to southern California in 1987, she saw an ad in the newspaper for nurses at Disneyland. “I was intrigued and did a quick ...

Best Hospitals in Washington for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org ranked the best hospitals in Washington state for nurses to work for based on nurse's ratings and reviews. 1. EvergreenHealth Medical Center Average Rating 4.7Recommended 100% "Great teamwork with ...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Correctional Nurse

The following is a guest post by Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN, nurse author and educator specializing in the field of correctional healthcare. Learn more about correctional nursing from her ...

Should I Work For A Magnet Hospital?

By Pete Gerardo Since the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) unveiled its Magnet Recognition Program in 1993, the designation “Magnet Hospital” has become a coveted honor that attracts nurses and ...

What Nurses Hate About Technology (And What They Love)

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC In the 21st century, nursing and technology have become inextricably linked. Wearable tech, electronic medical records (EMRs), and other innovations are now common. ...

The Highest Paying States for RNs (Adjusted for Cost of Living)

By Nurse.org Staff Writer By popular demand, we've adjusted our rankings for RN salaries to factor in the cost of living. To calculate the highest paying states and adjust for ...

Ask Nurse Keith: Feeling Stagnant In My Nursing Career

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC As a career coach for nurses, I’m often asked very similar questions by many nursing professionals. Our challenges may feel unique to us, but ...

9 Tips For Reigniting Passion For Your Nursing Career

By Beth Boynton, RN, MS Most nurses start out with enthusiasm for their chosen profession. It’s so exciting to pass the NCLEX, get your license, find a job, and start ...

11 Incredibly Cool Nursing Specialties You've Never Heard Of

By Lee Nelson In 1986, Annie Lehy became a nurse. Little did she know that her profession could take on so many different roles. As she faced different obstacles and ...

Highest Paying Cities For Nurses

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Nurse salaries differ in cities across the U.S. due to cost of living and other factors. If you’re thinking of moving, knowing the ...

Ask Nurse Keith: Nursing Outside of the Hospital

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC As a career coach for nurses, I’m often asked very similar questions by many nursing professionals. Our challenges may feel unique to us, but ...

What Nurses Are Saying About The American Health Care Act (AHCA)

By Nurse.org Staff Writer It wasn’t all that long ago that the healthcare community was in a frenzy about how President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) would affect how we ...

Nursing Informatics Job Opportunities and Salaries

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BCHealthcare and nursing in the 21st century are completely tied to technology and informatics, and nurses need to stay up to date. Electronic medical records ...

Service Animal or Pet: How Can You Tell?

By Anne Devine, MA, BSN A malamute in the elevator. A fluff ball in an interpreter’s purse. A sweet little “therapy dog” in registration. This really happens in healthcare settings. ...

The Nurse's Guide To Finding A Job

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC When searching for a nursing job, there are a number of strategies that can be helpful in conducting a successful search and finding the ...

11 Must-Have Productivity Tools for Nurses

Nurses value productivity and efficiency. While some nurses get along just fine with pen and paper, many nurses rely on apps and technology. Let’s explore twelve tools that some nurses ...

Must-Know Tips To Stay Emotionally Healthy As A Nurse

Written By: Courtney Sladek You know the feeling. Whether you’re a student nurse or have practiced for more than a few decades, once you step into the world of nursing ...

Nurse Bullying: Stand Up And Speak Out

By Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BSN, BA, CBC Some would argue that the nursing profession demands more from its nurses than it gives. Working 12-hour shifts, coping with trauma, managing multiple ...

Why Every Nurse Should Have A LinkedIn Profile

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC LinkedIn is the largest online network for working professionals. Nurses’ careers can greatly benefit from LinkedIn, and creating a solid profile is a great ...

Q&A With Nurse B: How Do I Set Boundaries With Students?

Welcome to Q&A with Nurse B featuring Beth Boynton, RN, MS. In this 10-part weekly series, we'll be navigating common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared ...

Career Profile: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

By Anne Devine, RN, BSN, BA, CBC You’re a nurse, and you like working with complex patients in the hospital. So you’ve decided to become an acute care nurse practitioner ...

Nursing Tips: How To Build Rapport With Your Patients

Image credit: National Cancer Institute, 2007 By Beth Boynton, RN, MS Nurses learn about therapeutic communication and relationships in nursing school, but in the fast-paced, real world of nursing, some ...

Highest Paying States For Registered Nurses

It’s that time of year again. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its latest Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Report. Not surprisingly, healthcare workers report some of the highest ...

The Nurse Navigator: A Patient’s Compass On The Healthcare Journey

By Anne Devine, RN, BSN, BA, CBC Healthcare is a complex business these days, and there’s probably no one who feels it more than the person diagnosed with a serious ...

15 Highest Paying Nursing Careers [Infographic]

Updated March 31, 2017 with May 2016 BLS data. The highest paying nursing jobs are: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist General Nurse Practitioner Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Pain Management Nurse Psychiatric Nurse ...

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) or Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP)?

By Anne Devine, MA, BSN Are you ready for more autonomy and specialization in your nursing practice? Do you enjoy working directly with patients? It may be that you’re ready ...

Resume Mistakes You're Making Right Now (And How To Fix Them)

By Dawn Papandrea You've learned all of the pertinent nursing skills and earned your credentials – now it's time to find a nursing job! Whether you're just starting out or ...

10 Survival Tips For New Nurses

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC When you’re a new nurse, it’s easy to become anxious about doing everything right and starting your career on the right foot. We know ...

Nursing Care For Transgender Patients

Laverne Cox. Caitlyn Jenner. Amazon’s series Transparent. Transgender issues are becoming more visible in pop culture, and in real life and healthcare, too. The New York Times reported that the ...

Q&A With Nurse B: Day Nurse Left My Patient In Pain!

Welcome to Q&A with Nurse Beth Boynton, RN, MS. In this 10-part weekly series, we'll be navigating common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared accountability and ...

Here’s How Not To Get The Flu This Season

By Sean Dent, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN Ahh, the flu season -- that time of year when we’re all on the lookout for the potentially lethal (or at least very virulent) ...

Bystander Or Nurse: When Being Off-Duty Gets Complicated

By Lee Nelson Decades ago, Ann Rhodes and her husband were coming home from a movie on New Year’s Eve when a car passed them and spun out of control ...

Q&A With Nurse B: How Do I Get Help While Being Bullied?

Beth Boynton, RN, MS specializes in communication, collaboration, and workplace culture. She offers advice on how to navigate common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared accountability ...

10 Tips For Caring For LGBTQ Patients

By Anne Devine Many healthcare organizations are striving to ensure sensitive and equitable care for individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ). Recent societal changes, including ...

Q&A With Nurse B: How Do I Articulate My Value?

Beth Boynton, RN, MS specializes in communication, collaboration, and workplace culture. She offers advice on how to navigate common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared accountability ...

Where Am I Going?  The List of Hospital Unit Acronyms Every Nurse Should Know

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Getting around a new hospital can be confusing, especially for newer nurses who have so much to learn and don’t yet know the ...

Twelve Job Interview Tips for Nervous Nurses

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC While some nurses may be very comfortable with job interviews, there are some in the nursing profession who feel nothing but nervousness on their ...

Q&A With Nurse B: Overheard A Mean Conversation!

Welcome to Q&A with Nurse Beth Boynton, RN, MS. In this 10-part weekly series, we'll be navigating common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared accountability and ...

The Culture of Safety - Part 1: No Innocent Bystanders

By Beth Boynton, RN, MS When I attended graduate school in 2003, I studied organizational development and behavior, group dynamics, coaching, and emotional intelligence, all of which added depth and ...

Q&A With Nurse B: Difficult Doctor Keeps Yelling At Me!

Beth Boynton, RN, MS specializes in communication, collaboration, and workplace culture. She offers advice on how to navigate common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared accountability ...

Misplaced Loyalty: Staying When It's Time To Go

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC For a nurse, workplace and employer loyalty is a concept that can be important in terms of feeling a sense of belonging and meaning ...

Q&A With Nurse B: Co-worker Keeps Calling In Sick!

Beth Boynton, RN, MS Beth Boynton, RN, MS specializes in communication, collaboration, and workplace culture. She offers advice on how to navigate common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an ...

This One Resume Tip Could Get You The Job You Want

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Nursing resumes haven’t changed that much over the last few decades, but there is one major flaw that many nurses overlook in their resumes. ...

How to Display Your Nursing Credentials

By Dawn Papandrea Alphabet Soup!! That’s what many nurses refer to when they discuss all the letters behind nurse names on name badges and signature blocks. It can be very ...

Q&A With Nurse B: We Used To Work Together But Now I'm The Boss!

Beth Boynton, RN, MS specializes in communication, collaboration, and workplace culture. She offers advice on how to navigate common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared accountability ...

Informational Interviews and Your Nursing Career

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Have you ever used an informational interview to move your nursing career forward? Did you know that informational interviews are a form of professional ...

Music Therapy And Rehab Nurses

By Nurse.org Staff Writer Music is the universal language. It can set the tone, create an atmosphere, change anyone’s mood, and be a helpful remedy and therapeutic intervention for certain ...

Q&A With Nurse B: Off The Clock And Still On The Unit!

Beth Boynton, RN, MS specializes in communication, collaboration, and workplace culture. She offers advice on how to navigate common conflicts in nursing and healthcare with an eye towards shared accountability ...

Five Ways To Keep Social Media From Hurting Your Career

By Beth Boynton, RN, MS It’s no secret that the political landscape has left many people -- including nurses and other healthcare professionals -- feeling concerned as the country becomes ...

Nursing During The Holidays

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN Being a nurse during the holidays can be a mixed bag. Since nurses work in an enormous variety of clinical and non-clinicals settings, every situation ...

How Being a Single Mom Makes You A Better Nurse, And Vice Versa

By Lee Nelson Every morning, as the sun begins to rise in the Bronx, Stephanie Frazier starts her day by getting her four daughters up. After fixing their hair, cooking ...

3 Ways Better Communication Leads to Better Scheduling

By Nurse.org Staff Writer No matter what industry you’re in, scheduling hourly workers can definitely be a hassle. This rings especially true for the healthcare industry, just because of the ...

The Meaning Behind Nursing Titles

Written By: Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC In terms of educational options related to the nursing profession, there are a plethora of programs available to students. It is important ...

How To Care For Patients From Different Cultures

Written By: Julie Ferwerda Navigating the unique cultural and religious needs of your patients can be unnerving. You could accidentally offend your patient or their family by not knowing about ...

Are You Suffering From Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

Written By: Marissa Mararac No matter how old you are, what occupation you hold, or where you live in the world we can all agree that sleep is an essential ...

Why Men Should Be Nurses

Written By: Lee Nelson Barbara Pieper’s three sons are all nurses. One works in mental health, and the other two are headed toward becoming nurse anesthetists. “It’s an amazing career. ...

Life In The Intensive Care Unit

Written By: Marissa Mararac The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Working in a hospital ICU is serious business; it takes an understanding mind, quick thinking, and time and dedication to achieve ...

Criminals Beware: Forensic Nurses Are On The Case

Written By: Lee Nelson When Vikki Vodosia met the little six-year-old boy to do his exam, she was taken back by his politeness and sweetness, especially after all the horror ...

7 Habits All Nurses Should Pick Up

Written By: Dawn Papandrea When your work revolves around the ill/sick for a living, as many nursing professions do, it's important to be vigilant about staying healthy. Interacting with patients, ...

Sail Your Way To Becoming A Cruise Ship Nurse

Written By: Dawn Papandrea If you're an aspiring nurse or are already working in the profession but looking for a change of pace, becoming a cruise nurse can be an ...

Don't Judge: Breaking Some Misconceptions About Travel Nursing

When I was a new grad nurse, I started working in an ICU that was getting ready to expand. We were adding 12 beds, hiring on more nurses, and doing ...

Maintaining Healthy Work Relationships for Nurses And Doctors

Believe it or not, maintaining a healthy working relationship is often the most difficult thing for some nurses to accomplish in their career. This is usually because we are trained ...

Nurses VS. Other Careers; Similarities And Differences

Written By: Dawn Papandrea Choosing a career can be a difficult decision for many people, especially if one of the considerations is nursing. Yes, it's a lucrative and fulfilling career ...

Must-Read Social Media Advice For Nurses

by Carlton G. Brown, PhD, RN, AOCN, NEA-BC, FAAN Over the last several years, the world has witnessed the explosion of social media and other electronic communication like Facebook, Twitter, ...

PNP - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Do? A pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) is a registered nurse (RN) with advanced training and clinical experience who provides both primary and specialty health ...

PMHNP - Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does A Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Do? Psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses (RNs). These specialists have completed advanced training and considerable ...

PMHCNS - Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Jobs

What Does A Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Do? A psychiatric and mental health clinical nurse specialist (PMHCNS) is a registered nurse (RN) with advanced education and clinical ...

Nurse Burnout Isn't Fatal: My Perspective

by Rachel, Seattle area RN Burnout. We’ve all heard the term, and it’s often used to describe nurses. Nurse burnout can describe someone who has worked too many days in ...

The Hidden Perks of Night Shift

by Rachel Johnston, Seattle area RN It’s 3 AM, and you’re at work. You’re exhausted. One of your patients won’t stop screaming, and another has just pressed the call light ...

ONP - Oncology Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does An Oncology Nurse Practitioner Do? An oncology nurse practitioner (ONP) is a type of advanced practice nurse. All ONPs are registered nurses (RNs). They assist patients and families ...

Nurse Practitioner Careers

What Do Nurse Practitioners Do? A nurse practitioner performs these important roles, according to Johnson & Johnson: Diagnosing disorders Prescribing medication Creating treatment plans Ordering laboratory test Nurse Practitioner Job ...

NNP - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Do? A neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) is a registered nurse (RN) with advanced practice training and skills. NNPs in this specialty work with infants ...

Nursing as an Introvert

It would be logical to think that extroverts would be the ones to excel in the world of nursing because the profession is all about relationships and communication with patients, ...

GNP - Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does A Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Do? Gerontological nurse practitioners (GNPs) are registered nurses (RNs) who have completed advanced training and who possess specific clinical skills to treat elderly patients. ...

CRNA - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Jobs, Requirements, and Salary

Written By: Vonday J. Sines What Does A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Do? Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists ( CRNAs ) are one of the four kinds of professionals called advanced ...

Signs That It's Time To Move On In Your Career

Being unhappy at one’s job can be overwhelming. It overtakes your life, your thoughts and your emotions. But there could dozens of reasons why that unhappiness is coming through, and ...

What I Wish I Could Say to My Patients’ Family Members

by Rachel Johnston, RN I recently had a patient that had suffered from a massive stroke. It left the family devastated. This particular patient was mechanically ventilated, on the cardiac ...

CNS - Clinical Nurse Specialist Jobs

What Does A Clinical Nurse Specialist Do? A clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is one of four types of advanced practice nurses. These registered nurses (RNs) have advanced education and clinical ...

CNM - Certified Nurse Midwife Jobs

What Does A Certified Nurse Midwife Do? A certified nurse midwife (CNM) is a registered nurse (RN) who cares for women and infants prior to, during, and following pregnancy. A ...

FNP - Family Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does A Family Nurse Practitioner Do? The family nurse practitioner (FNP) is among the four designations of advanced practices nurses. These registered nurses (RNs) have a graduate education in ...

Survival Tips for Night Shift Nurses

By Lee Nelson Throughout the country every night, nurses put on their uniforms or scrubs and head to work while almost everyone else is sleeping. It’s one of those professions ...

CMCN - Certified Managed Care Nurse Jobs

What Does A Certified Managed Care Nurse Do? Certified managed care nurses (CMCNs) provide oversight of patient care focused on preventive measures to help keep costs down. In managed care, ...

5 Nursing Specializations that will Transform or Advance your Nursing Career

Written By: Dawn Papandrea When you think of nurses, you probably envision people dressed in scrubs attending to patients, taking vital signs, filling out charts, and providing other bedside care. ...

Interview Tips when Dealing with Your Own Health Issues

Interviewing for a nursing job can be a complicated process in and of itself because of all the qualifications and necessary credentials needed to enter the field. For aspiring nurses ...

APRN - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Jobs

What Does An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Do? Registered nurses (RNs) who have completed advanced clinical and educational requirements can become Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). There are currently approximately ...

APHN - Advanced Public Health Nurse Jobs

What Does An Advanced Public Health Nurse Do? An Advanced Public Health Nurse (APHN) is a registered nurse (RN) who has progressed to advanced practice status in public health nursing. ...

ANP - Adult Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does An Adult Nurse Practitioner Do? All adult nurse practitioners (ANPs) are registered nurses (RNs) who have become advanced practice nurses. While their focus is on seniors, ANPs also ...

AGACNP - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does An Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners Do? Adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners (AGACNPs) are healthcare professionals with a specialization in acute care. These critical-care experts have also chosen ...

Dealing with Difficult Patients

Just like any profession that involves dealing with the public, nursing can mean working with people that are difficult in a manner of ways. You can run into all reactions ...

Can Nurses Replace Doctors?

Patients are increasingly turning to nurse practitioners instead of physicians for a number of reasons. For one thing, they may be more accessible since physicians’ offices are sometimes overcrowded and ...

ACNP - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Jobs

What Does An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Do? An acute care nurse practitioner ( ACNP ) is an advanced practice nurse who specializes in acute care nursing. Some choose a ...

Effective Time Management Skills for Nurses

By Lee Nelson Sandi Thorson not only works as a registered nurse on 12-hour shifts, but this South Dakota woman is a wife, mom, grandmother, and a student earning her ...

Tips on Choosing the Right Nursing Job

Written By: Lee Nelson Nurses, these days, have many choices of where they want to work from big metropolitan hospitals to cruise ships to corporate headquarters to clinics in neighborhood ...

Nurse Manager Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Many nurses are surprised to learn that nurse management is actually a nursing specialty. Some nurse managers choose a supervisory clinical path, while others move into administration. Sometimes ...

PACU Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

By Vonda J. Sines Salary Overview Post anesthesia care unit (PACU) nurses are specialized professionals. These registered nurses (RNs) provide intensive observation and treatment of patients who have undergone anesthesia. ...

OR Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Operating room (OR) nurses are also known as surgical or perioperative nurses. These nursing specialists take care of patients before, during, and after their surgeries. They often function ...

ICU Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses are specialists also known as critical care nurses. They are responsible for making sure that acutely and critically ill individuals and their families ...

Rehabilitation Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Many people believe that rehabilitation nurses work only in rehabilitation hospitals or in rehabilitation departments of a general hospital. They also work at long-term care facilities, physicians’ offices, ...

Oncology Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Oncology nurses are very specialized. Although their work involves individuals with various types of malignancy, all these patients suffer from cancer. These nurses deal both with critically ill ...

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Careers

For Registered Nurses (RNs) who are seeking an advanced career that offers high earnings potential and highly specialized patient care, look no further than becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. ...

Telemetry Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Telemetry nursing is a specialization within nursing. These nurses use high-tech equipment to measure life signs, dispense medication, and communicate with patients. Most work in hospitals or similar ...

Geriatric Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Geriatric nurses typically work with patients at least 50 years old. The medical care they provide includes relieving pain, assisting with hygiene and making routine assessments of treatment ...

Clinical Nurse Specialist Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview A clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is a professional who works as an expert clinician in a specialized area of nursing. A specialty area could be a particular population ...

Nursing Careers Beyond the Bedside

Written By: Lee Nelson When you become a nurse, you learn so many things about healthcare. But you also develop skills that can lead you into a career that goes ...

Nurse Anesthetist Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) are nurses with advanced degree (master’s Degree) and advanced training who specializes in administering and monitoring patients receiving anesthesia. Find open CRNA opportunities ...

Nurse Practitioner Salary and Career Opportunities

Written By: Vonda J. Sines Salary Overview A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse (RN) who is also an advanced practice nurse. These professionals provide primary as well as ...

The Good and Bad of Using a Healthcare Recruiter to Find that Perfect Job

A job search can be overwhelming and tiring, and become a full-time job itself. Working with a professional healthcare recruiter might help gear up that search for the perfect nursing ...

Networking Tips to Advance Your Nursing Career

Written By: Dawn Papandrea No matter what career direction you take in today’s nursing job market, it’s important to be a good networker. In a nursing career in which there ...

Getting the Nursing Job: Resume Tips for RNs

Written By: Dawn Papandrea You’ve taken all of the coursework, put in the clinical hours, and passed the NCLEX exam and have received your license to practice as a Registered ...

Tips on Applying for Your First Nursing Job

by Dawn Papandrea Getting your RN license has been one of your greatest achievements. Now it’s time to enter the nursing profession. Getting started might be a bit overwhelming at ...

Pathway from Registered Nurse to Nurse Practitioner

By Lee Nelson As a registered nurse, sometimes you just want to do more in your profession. That’s why so many are heading towards earning an advanced degree to become ...

Benefits and Opportunities as a Travel Nurse

If you are a person who likes adventure, seeks out new places to eat and play, and loves meeting new people, travel nursing might just be your ticket. Whether you ...

Registered Nurses: Salary Facts and How to Earn More

How RN Salaries Compare to Other Nursing Jobs Before diving into the various RN specialties or which areas of the country offer the most lucrative opportunities for nurses, you might ...

Neonatal Nurse Salary and Careers

Written By: Vonday J. Sines Neonatal Nurse Salary Data Neonatal Nurse (RN): Highest earners: $92k Median earners: $58.5k Lowest earners: $40k The median salary for Neonatal Nurses (RN) is $58,500. ...

Psychiatric Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Psychiatric nurses, also known as mental health nurses, take care of patients of all ages with mental health diseases such as bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, dementia, and depression. These professionals are ...

Acute Care Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Written By: Vonda J. Sines Salary Overview Acute care is a nursing specialty. Nurses in it generally work with patients for only a short time. Typical duties might include treatment ...

Family Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview Family nursing is a specialty that encompasses many responsibilities. These nurses meet family health needs through medical assessments, guidance, teaching, counseling, and direct care. They treat family members ...

ER Nurse Salary and Career Opportunities

Salary Overview ER nursing is a special challenge because most emergency patients arrive without a diagnosis and sometimes without even an indication of the problem. ER nurses must work quickly ...

Pediatric Nurse Salary and Career Opportunites

Salary Overview Pediatric nursing is like most nursing specialties in that demand is high and expected to grow. Nurses skilled in this specialty will be needed even more in coming ...

Nursing Informatics Salary and Career Opportunities

Written By: Vonda J. Sines Salary Overview Nursing informatics is a specialty area of nursing. It combines knowledge of nursing, communications, and information science in order to convey and manage ...

Nursing Careers : Tapping Into Endless Opportunities

To become a nurse, you must have a genuine interest in the wellness of others, and it is a career that requires giving time and attention to people, according to ...

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MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality Me...

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