Nursing jobs are booming across the country and, as of today, more than 90% of the U.S. workforce is in the field, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As for jobs that you might not be able to do right now, the jobs in nursing are getting more diverse, with more women and minorities in nursing.
“The nursing profession is growing, but we’re not seeing the same level of growth in the rest of the workforce,” says Lisa L. Murch, chief executive officer of CareerBuilder.
“The diversity and the diversity of the industry are just increasing.
That’s why we need to diversify our workforce, and we need more nurses to do the work.”
Here are the top nursing jobs you’ll be getting soon:*Health care providers: According to CareerBuilder, more and more employers are offering careers in nursing care.
In fact, the company estimates there are more than 2,000 nursing jobs available in healthcare.*Medical imaging: The number of nursing jobs is on the rise.
The National Nursing Foundation estimates there were more than 3,400 nurses in the United States in 2011.*Nursing aides: The American Nurses Association says more and to date, more women are entering the profession, with the median age of a nursing aide at 38 years old.*Registered nurses: More and more states are offering nurse-to-nurse programs, which will allow people to practice nursing as a second career.
There are more nurse- to-nurser programs in place in the U, as well.*Home health aides: More people are becoming home health aides, which are caregivers for home health care facilities.
There is more work available in the home health industry, with a median age at home health aide at 42 years old.*Registered nurse-practitioner programs: More states are expanding their nurse-praise programs, offering programs that train nurses in nursing to serve clients.
There were 1,846 RN-praise programs in 2015.*Healthcare IT: According the BLS, nursing has become a leading industry in the healthcare IT sector.
In a BLS survey conducted in March, nearly half of the nursing workforce said they were involved in healthcare IT.*Maternal care: There are now more nursing homes in the country than nursing homes.
That is a good sign.
According to the American Nursing Association, nursing home occupancy rates increased by 5.6% in 2015 compared to the previous year.*Hospice care: The BLS says the number of maternal and newborn care nursing home beds has increased by more than 30% in the past three years.
The average age of nursing home residents was 40.1 years old in 2015, compared to 38.7 years for the general population.*Caring for people with disabilities: According a BSA study, the number and age of people with physical disabilities in nursing homes has increased over the past 20 years.
The number of people receiving nursing care in a nursing home rose from 1.1% in 2000 to 2.9% in 2010, according the BSA.
The BSA says the total number of elderly nursing home patients increased from 5.1 million in 2010 to 8.2 million in 2015.*Nursery workers: In 2015, the American Nursers Association reported that nursing school graduates have a greater chance of being employed as nurses.
In other words, you might have to do some hard work to be an active nurse.*Child care workers: According for CareerBuilder the number one nursing job category is child care.
That category includes day care, home care, day care and nursery care, according CareerBuilder data.
You can find more information on the roles and careers of child care workers.
The BLS also found that the average age at which nursing school graduate graduates begin nursing school was 28.3 years old, compared with 27.4 years for all other students.*CareerBuilder’s CareerBuilder for Nurses ranks nursing as the fourth most popular career after medicine, law, and business, with nursing taking the number two spot.
The website offers a range of careers to help you land those new jobs.
For more on careers in the nursing profession, read CareerBuilder’s article 10 things you need to know about nursing.