Posts tagged with 'nurse'
Healthcare Recruiting Will Grow Even More DifficultHealthcare added an average of 35,000 jobs a month last year. This year is expected to be no different.Read the rest of this entry »
"The demand for (healthcare) talent is rising," one healthcare staffing executive told HealthLeadersMedia.com. "Healthcare continues to be the fastest growing and strongest job producer in the national economy."
Good news for jobseekers, but not so for employers who are struggling to fill jobs. It's already taking an average ...
Why It's So Hard to Get a Man to be a NurseHealthcare has added more jobs in the last several years than any other sector of the economy, yet some of the highest paying specialties -- nurses, physical therapists, health aides -- have failed to attract men.Read the rest of this entry »
Men may have tripled their proportion of registered nurses since 1970, but they still only account for about 9.6%. And yet, male nurses on average earned $60,700 in 2011 when the U.S. Census ...
Job Search Advice For the Second Career NurseNurse blogger Keith Carlson has some advice for those entering the nursing profession after starting a career in another field: Call attention to how your previous experience can benefit your new employer.Read the rest of this entry »
It's not unusual to hear of nurses with degrees in other fields who went back to school to earn a nursing degree when in their 30s, 40s and even 50s, says the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Robots Could Help Ease Nurse ShortageWith nurses in short supply and despite increased enrollment in nursing programs, no solution in sight, a Finnish think tank is suggesting that robots could take over some of the duties now performed by RNs.Read the rest of this entry »
EVA, a policy and business think tanks, says nurses spend only around 60% of their time in direct patient care. The balance is spent handling such important, but routine tasks as distributing medication, transporting patients ...
It's Not Just Nurses That Are In Short SupplyFor years, the healthcare industry has been a jobs engine, typically creating more new jobs each month than any other sector of the U.S. economy. While good news for healthcare workers and professionals in search of a job, the rapid growth is causing headaches for employers unable to find all the skilled -- and often enough semi-skilled -- workers they need.Read the rest of this entry »
Just how serious the situation is becoming can be seen ...
Healthcare Providers Should Make an ATS Their FriendAnyone who recruits for nurses, physical therapists or for any number of other jobs in healthcare knows how hard finding talent can be. As tough as it is now, hiring shortages are only going to worsen. CareerBuilder forecasts a need for 1.2 million more nurses over the next few years.Read the rest of this entry »
Those who treat candidates well will be in a better position to recruit the people they want, says Berkshire ...
Smaller Healthcare Providers Feeling Talent PinchWhen we talk about the shortage of nurses or records techs or most other jobs in healthcare, we don't think of these as small businesses. At least not the same way we think of a dry cleaner, service station or other local businesses.Read the rest of this entry »
Yet the majority of healthcare professionals work for small clinics, rehab facilities, doctors' offices and nursing homes. Most of these have fewer than 100 workers; many ...
National Nurses Week Theme: Culture of SafetyNational Nurses Week begins tomorrow. If you're a nurse, you know that the job you do is like no other. Every workday can be different; one day you may be placing a newborn in the arms of its mother. On another, you are consoling a patient with a critical illness.Read the rest of this entry »
Those alone are reasons enough why every president since Richard Nixon in 1974 has declared May 6 though the ...
The Best Healthcare Jobs May Surprise YouWhen it comes to healthcare jobs, the news these last several years have been full of reports about the shortage of registered nurses and how demand has pushed up salaries.Read the rest of this entry »
RNs regularly top the lists of hardest to fill professions.
Now comes the latest "best jobs" list from U.S. News, which, a little surprisingly, ranks RN 16th among all healthcare jobs, just behind physician. The job does score well ...
Bullying NursesNurses as bullies?Read the rest of this entry »
Sadly, it's true, says Dr. Renee Thompson. A registered nurse, author, and widely-quoted authority on professional development and workplace bullying, Thompson says the problem is widespread and the cause of much turnover among young nurses.
In a new e-book, Thompson describes what she believes to be at the root of worker bullying, how it affects individual nurses and infects the culture of otherwise supportive workplaces, and ...