Posts tagged with 'nurse'
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 ...
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 ...