Navigation Links
NursingCrossing Posts 12,000-Plus Nursing Jobs in a Week; Stresses the Need for Better Training and Working Conditions for Nurses
Date:1/8/2009

The healthcare industry is hale and hearty compared to other industries that have experienced massive layoffs lately. NursingCrossing, a job site catering to nursing professionals, added 12,255 nursing jobs in a single week, bringing the site's job count to a staggering 89,923. With the growing job count in the nursing profession, NursingCrossing aims to update its website with each and every job opening.

Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) January 8, 2009 -- The healthcare industry is hale and hearty compared to other industries that have experienced massive layoffs lately. NursingCrossing, a job site catering to nursing professionals, added 12,255 nursing jobs in a single week, bringing the site's job count to a staggering 89,923. With the growing job count in the nursing profession, NursingCrossing aims to update its website with each and every job opening.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs related to nursing and residential care facilities grew by 19,600 from January to August 2008. However, the national study on nursing home social workers revealed that the applicants for nursing jobs are still so scarce that recruiters have been forced to get increasingly inventive. The University of Iowa survey of 1,071 nursing home social service directors shows that recruiters across the country are so desperate to hire nurses that they have tried various techniques to lure them for newer jobs, offering chair massages, lavish catering, and contests for flat-screen TVs worth $1,000. The survey reveals that training of those interested in nursing is also a pivotal factor, which has not yet received its due. Only half of the nursing home social workers have a degree in social work, and 20% do not have a four-year degree, the survey shows.

More importantly, despite their desire to learn, two-thirds of nursing home social workers report they do not belong to a professional organization that helps to keep them up to date on nursing home social work issues, and only 38% are licensed in social work. Experts agree that nurses qualified to teach aspiring nurses are scarce mainly because they can make at least 20% more working at a hospital.

"The recession has hit the recruiters with scarcity of nurses, so much so that they are offering $50 gas cards for calling them for interviews," said A. Harrison Barnes, CEO of NursingCrossing. "The government should look into improving the working conditions of nurses, their average pay, and should create plans for forming nursing institutes which assures quality training for the nurses."

Barnes adds, "NursingCrossing shows job seekers information that is completely unbiased. We are also taking nursing jobs from every employer site and job site we can find and putting them on our site."

Unlike other job-search and career sites, NursingCrossing weeds out spam and jobs outside one's niche, allowing job seekers to search efficiently and specifically. The number of nursing jobs present in the database is expected to get an additional boost in a few days. For more information on NursingCrossing, please visit www.nursingcrossing.com.

About NursingCrossing:

NursingCrossing is an affiliate of EmploymentCrossing, a powerful and comprehensive organization dedicated to helping professionals find jobs that will enhance their careers. NursingCrossing consolidates every nursing job opening it can find in one convenient location. The website also offers a seven-day free trial to new members.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/01/prweb1835864.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Tarpon Fund Posts Strong Early Results : Innovative Fund From Islamorada Investment Management Gains 18.5% in November
2. Cord Blood America Posts Letter to Shareholders: New Administrations Potential Enhanced Stem Cell Research Initiative Should Benefit the Company and Its Shareholders
3. NaturalNews Posts Audio Interview with Consumer Chemical Expert Debra Lynn Dadd on Bisphenol-A
4. Satyam Posts 28 Percent Year-over-Year Revenue Growth in Second Quarter Despite Slowdown in Key Markets
5. Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Posts First Six Months Financials of 2008 on Pinksheets.com
6. Averting postsurgical infections in kids: Give antibiotics within hour before first incision
7. FinCor Holdings Posts Strong Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results
8. TeamStaff Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2007 Results; Posts Fourth Quarter Income From Operations
9. Irell & Manella Posts Strong Year for Corporate Transactions
10. FinCor Holdings Posts Double-Digit Increases in Revenue and Net Income for Third Quarter
11. Benedictine University Launches New Online Program, Master of Science in Nursing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... US Sports Camps , official ... NH to direct high-performance kids yoga training. ChildLight Yoga Studio is centrally situated in ... from Boston. , ChildLight Yoga Studio founder Lisa Flynn expresses her excitement, “We are ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... Give To Cure today announced that it is working with ... Cure’s campaign that is crowdfunding clinical trials to help find cures faster for Alzheimer’s ... smart device. In 2015 alone, Venmo processed $7.5 billion in transactions among users. , ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... Dr. Justin Scott and Dr. Lydia Muccioli of Pure Dental Health ... need. The event is scheduled to take place on February 27, 2016 from 9am ... care to community members in need. Each patient will be given the opportunity to ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... In sleep, when the ... a dream. A hallmark feature of patients with eating disorders is significant self-criticism, and ... disorder behaviors and obsessions are regarded as maladaptive means for coping with this unease, ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Calls Blacklist has just been updated by ... design and the developer has fixed known bugs within the app. Calls Blacklist allows ... phone while not consuming any of their device’s battery power or memory. It provides ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016 Wegener ... Global Markets Direct,s, ,Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline ... Wegener Polyangiitis,s therapeutic pipeline. This report provides ... Polyangiitis, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, ... (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 4, 2016 Frontier Pharma: Chronic Obstructive ... Innovation Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... inflammation of the airways and lungs. Persistent breathing ... the disease one of the leading causes of ... the world. COPD is linked to cumulative exposure ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... In response to the opioid abuse epidemic, today ... Medical Products and Tobacco, along with other FDA leaders, called ... to opioid medications. The plan will focus on policies aimed ... access to effective relief. --> ... the risk-benefit paradigm for opioids and ensure that the agency ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: