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New Study Shines Spotlight on America’s Nursing Shortage

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18 Month Snapshot from 50 Hospitals in 10 States Spotlights Issue. The on-again/off-again nursing shortage in America definitely is on again, according to an 18-month study of job vacancy and hiring data at 50 hospitals across the U.S. “Everyone who works in the field feels a shortage exists already. That feeling is absolutely correct, and factors today say the situation is going to get worse, much worse,” said Mark Dixon, president and CEO of USr Healthcare, a nationwide healthcare talent acquisition company headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Registered Nurse is Largest Occupation with an Above Average Wage $69,790

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The occupations with the largest employment in May 2014 were retail salespersons and cashiers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These two occupations combined made up nearly 6 percent of total U.S. employment, with employment levels of 4.6 million and 3.4 million, respectively. Of the 10 largest occupations, only registered nurses, with an annual mean wage of $69,790, had an average wage above the U.S. all occupations mean of $47,230. The highest paying occupations overall included several physician and dentist occupations, chief executives, nurse anesthetists, and petroleum engineers. National employment and wage information for all occupations is shown in table 1.

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Major Job Growth Predicted for Healthcare Field Through 2018

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Considering a big career change into health care this year? Or, are you already in the field, but ready to get a leg up on your career? The U.S. Department of Labor projects a dramatic 22.5 percent job growth for the industry through 2018. As baby boomers drive the need for health care providers up and the Affordable Care Act plays out, you’d be wise to watch the health care career field closely. Here are the hot jobs to pursue now.

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