Nursing Career Opportunities
Today's nursing shortage offers nurses with more career opportunities than ever before as healthcare organizations and other industries scramble to attract nurses into their workforce. Nursing has always offered diverse opportunities with many specialty areas to explore once an individual has attained their nursing license.
From the flight deck of a helicopter pad as a flight nurse, the heart transplant operating room as a surgical nurse, delivering a baby the labor and delivery suite as a nurse midwife, teaching the parents of a tiny one pound baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, leading a team of nurses and other healthcare providers as the Chief Nursing Officer of a large healthcare organization, to coordinating the care of chronically ill patients through evidence based disease management programs - the list could go on and on! Nursing offers so many different roles, it is truly a career that can span a lifetime based upon the needs of an individual.
In this section you can explore the various roles and opportunities that nursing can offer as you grow and mature in your nursing practice.
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