5 Rapidly Growth Nursing Careers for Nursing Degree Students

By: Amelia Turner

For those who are interested to start your career in nursing field, imaging your career opportunities in next 8 years down the road based on the statistically projection that the medical profession will create another 3.6 millions new jobs, which 60% of them will be open for those with nursing degrees of one kind or another.

By holding a nursing degree, you career opportunities not only limit to hospitals, many private medical centers and health care organizations are looking for expertise in nursing field to fill their job positions which have very attractive salary and employee's benefits. Here are 5 rapidly growth nursing career fields that are open to you with a nursing degree:

1. Pediatric Home Health Care

Pediatric Home Health Care is one of the growing nursing professions to fulfill the demand for the needs of Early Intervention Programs. Early Intervention Program is a special program to identify children under the age of three years with special needs. The growth of demand for Pediatric Home Health Care has opened the door for nursing degree students to create their career success in this field. It gives you the opportunity to work with children and parents and help those children with special needs to make a real difference in their lives.

2. Elder Home Health Care

The America nowadays has gone into the phase of "Aging", which mean more and more senior citizens require special care in their homes. Nursing assistants, registered nurses and licensed nurses are the candidates who can help this senior group to maintain a higher quality of life by providing a few hours of medical care a day or week at their home.

3. Critical Care Transport Nurse

Critical Care Transport nurse is one of the most interesting and fascinating nursing jobs available for those who are pursuing nursing degree. The job itself requires multiple nursing degrees with specialization in various nursing and health care field. The main job function of a critical care transport nurse is accompanies patients who need to be transferred from home or a nursing facility to another nursing facility. The nurse is responsible to take care of the patient in the back of an ambulance and handle any emergency that happen to the patient along the way of transfer.

4. Blood Donor Center

Working at Blood Donor Center with any position will makes you part of the life-saving network. For nursing degree students with specialization in phoresis are highly in demand for the job positions in Blood Donor Center which can command high salaries. Base on the nursing degree specialization, you can choose to join the management team to ensure the smooth operation of the Blood Donor Center or be a technical stuff to do the research and blood collection.

5. On-Site

Another widely open opportunity for medical workers with nursing degrees is be an on-site nurse. If you like to work in places like amusement park or zoo; or in the medical office at state national park, or provide medical backup for the emergency workers at a beach, then you definitely like to be an on-site nurse. In conjunction with the growth of travel industry, the demand for on-site nurses is increased. This is good new for nursing degree students as they will have more choice on their nursing career selection.

Summary

Nursing career opportunities has increased tremendously in conjunction with the demand for health care expertise in various fields which fierce for well paid nursing job positions.

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