Posts tagged with 'nurse'
Men Are a Growing Trend In NursingRead the rest of this entry »
Glenn Fletcher is a burly former lumber mill worker with a salt and pepper beard. He was in his early 40s when he was laid off during the recession. Today, the 49-year-old is an operating room nurse who, at the end of the day, gets a "good feeling putting your head on the pillow realizing you’ve helped other people.”
He is one of a dozen male nurses in the ...
6 Of the Highest Paid Nursing SpecialtiesRead the rest of this entry »
Nursing jobs are hard to fill and have been for more than a decade. Because demand outstrips supply, the average pay for an RN is $28.85 an hour or $1,154 for a 40 hour week.
However, the more specialized the job, the higher the pay. The job board Nurse.org recently listed 6 of the most specialized nursing jobs and what they pay. The listed pay is generally ...
Nursing Shortage Turns Critical For Nation's HospitalsRead the rest of this entry »
The nation's nursing shortage is costing hospitals billions to recruit and retain skilled nurses, and billions more -- $4.8 billion -- to hire travel nurses to help fill gaps in staffing.
A Reuters report quotes the temp industry consulting group Staffing Industry Analysts saying spending on travel nurses alone has doubled in just the last three years. Billions more are being spent on paying hiring bonuses and providing perks such ...
Long Hours, Workload Causing RNs to Burn OutRead the rest of this entry »
Staffing shortages in the nursing profession are causing nurses to work longer hours and contend with heavier workloads, leading to burnout and high levels of stress.
A CareerBuilder survey of workers across the nation found that 7 in 10 nurses report feeling burned out; 50% said they feel tired all the time.
"Nurses, the backbone of U.S. health care, often handle life or death situations, so this high level ...
Geofencing Is Becoming a Hot Recruiting ToolRead the rest of this entry »
Geofencing for ad targeting is nothing new. Even if you didn't realize it, you've been delivered ads on your mobile device that are based on your location. Advertisers as diverse as Dr. Pepper, Whole Foods and the non-profit OxFam have used the targeting method, which sends ads to devices only in specific geographic locations.
Now, employers are embracing the location-based advertising for recruiting.
Last winter, Johns Hopkins All ...
National Nurses Week Recognizes the Year of the Healthy NurseThis is the Year of the Healthy Nurse and Saturday began National Nurses Week, which makes it all the more important to recognize these professional caregivers who work under demanding conditions attending to the sickest among us, with so many dealing with life and death on a regular basis.Read the rest of this entry »
This tradition of a trained cadre of professionals caring for the sick and injured dates its beginning to Florence Nightingale, whose ...
Why It Takes So Long To Fill Health JobsWhy is it so hard to fill healthcare positions? Last year, the average time to fill a vacancy was 47.7 business days. That's over two months, and that's just counting the time until an offer is accepted.Read the rest of this entry »
Few other job categories take as long to fill. So what's the difficulty in filling healthcare jobs?
Let's start with the obvious: Not all jobs in healthcare take ...
Shortage of Healthcare Workers Forecast to WorsenThe shortage of workers that has plagued the healthcare industry for years won't change in the foreseeable future. In fact, it is likely to get worse.Read the rest of this entry »
A Research and Markets staffing forecast predicts healthcare's staffing needs will grow at a compound annual rate of 13.7% through 2021. The growth in demand for registered nurses will be particularly acute, increasing between 14% and 16%.
"Thus the shortage of ...
New England Is Where the Demand for Nurses Is GreatestIt may be only a snapshot from a single month's job listings, but the map of nursing jobs in the U.S. shows very clearly just where the demand for nurses is greatest -- and where it's less so.Read the rest of this entry »
Illinois' Olivet Nazarene University counted the nursing related job listings on Indeed.com, the largest job board in the world, sorted them by state, and built a map showing the ...
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 ...