Tag Archives: Nursing Shortage

They Need You: The Nursing Shortage Is Real

Chart: Increase of RNs

Are there enough nurses in the country? If you said no to that question, you would be right. But don’t just take our word for it. Let’s look at the numbers. A Million Job Openings The number of Registered Nurses has been increasing rapidly — just look at the chart below! According to the government’s Current Continue Reading

Go West, Young Nurse?

Registered Nurses: Employment growth (chart)

  Over five years after the global financial crisis, jobs are still scarcer than they used to be in the United States – but not everywhere! In true American spirit, for example, thousands of people looking for jobs – or better-paying jobs – have been trekking north and west to “men camps” in rugged states Continue Reading

This Nursing Shortage is Different

Nebraska is concerned about the nursing shortage, and especially the fact that is likely to worsen over the next decade. Juliann Sebastian, dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, says that this shortage is different because of the large number of aging Nebraskans, and the fact that they’re staying alive longer Continue Reading

The Hiring Freeze In Nursing

There has been a slowdown in available nursing jobs due to a number of factors including nurses taking more shifts, fewer people going to the hospital due to financial factors, and nurses putting off retirement.