We just merged two of the oldest nurse job boards to create one super site!

NursingJobs.us is now NurseRecruiter.com! Shortly after founding NursingJobs.us it grew to become one of the top nursing job boards on the internet and it was due to this that one of the oldest nurse job boards online, NurseRecruiter.com, approached our company about acquiring them. We were happy to take on one of the trusted brands Continue Reading

“I kicked my doctors but I loved my nurses”: woman who survived cancer as a child now works alongside the RNs who cared for her

Photo: Rachel Smith, RN

Rachel Oliver Smith is a Registered Nurse at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. She gets along with her colleagues well. But there is a special reason why she has a particularly strong bond with some of them, and with the hospital which employs her. When Rachel was just four years old, she was diagnosed with T-cell Continue Reading

Ever more men work as Registered Nurses

Chart: The Rise of Men in Nursing

There are probably as many as 300,000 male Registered Nurses in the United States – although, as we found out in our last post on #MenInNursing, what the exact number is really depends on whom you ask. What we know for sure is that the number has been steadily rising over the years. Just two generations ago, Continue Reading

It’s a long way up but it’s good when you get there: from homeless to RN

Video still: Tiarra Barrera

When Tiarra Barrera-Hammond was in her early 20s, she’d just arrived in California and struggled to make ends meet. As the mother of two little children, she’d been living with her partner in Las Vegas, but she’d had to leave with nothing. “I was just trying to get away,” she explains, looking back now. It was tough. “I had no Continue Reading

South Florida RN wins Nurse Photo Contest!

Photo of cath lab RN Ja'el

Ja’el, a catheterization laboratory RN at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Florida is the latest winner of the NurseRecruiter.com Nurse Photo Contest! Ja’el will receive a $100 Amazon.com gift certificate. Send us your best photos for a chance to be the next winner of the Nurse Photo Contest!     OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES NO ENTRY FEE Continue Reading

Police officer studying to be a Registered Nurse uses his new skills to save someone’s life

Video still: Mitch Heaney

Nurses often save lives. Police officers often save lives. So it’s maybe no wonder that Mitch Heaney, who works in the blighted community of Highland Park (an enclave in Detroit), turned out to be a hero. After all, he’s a police officer studying to be a nurse. Heaney and his partner responded to an emergency call about Continue Reading

How many men are there in nursing? All depends on whom you ask

Chart: What's the percentage of male registered nurses?

There was a time when legal barriers kept men from working as nurses and “nursing schools often refused to admit men.” It took a Supreme Court ruling in 1982 to change that, the report Men in Nursing Occupations recounted. These days it’s hard to imagine that it was ever so. Male Registered Nurses now constitute “a Continue Reading

Connecticut RN Wins Nurse Photo Contest

Krystal and some of her coworkers at St. Francis Hospital.  "We see it all here," says Krystal.

  Krystal Swift, a registered nurse at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut is the latest winner of the NurseRecruiter.com Nurse Photo Contest. Krystal will receive a $100 Amazon.com gift certificate. Send us your best photos for a chance to be the next winner of the Nurse Photo Contest!   OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES NO ENTRY FEE Continue Reading

Happy Nurses Week!

NursingJobs.us decided to drop some bars to celebrate Nurses Week, please share with any nurses you know! Random Acts of Pizza for nurses coming up! This week, NursingJobs.us will once again be sending free pizza to nurses to celebrate National Nurses Week! For a chance to win a free pizza lunch or dinner for you Continue Reading

Phoenix NICU Nurse Wins Photo Contest

photograph of Phoenix NICU nurse Brittney Taylor

Brittney Taylor, a registered nurse working in the neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona is the latest winner of the NurseRecruiter.com Nurse Photo Contest. Brittney will receive a $100 Amazon.com gift certificate. Send us your best photos for a chance to be the next winner of the Nurse Photo Contest! Continue Reading