Nurses are presently the largest group of healthcare workers in the United States. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), over 2.7 million nurses across the United States are employed at nursing homes, hospitals, long-term care facilities and at doctor’s offices. Nursing is a prestigious and in-demand profession that offers good earning potential, job security and a sense of accomplishment.
We’ve outlined 10 great reasons to become a nurse…
1) Nurses Are In High Demand
Across the globe and in the United States particularly, nursing has emerged as one of the fastest growing occupations and there is a greater need to hire nurses than any other type of healthcare worker. Recent changes in the U.S. healthcare system will result in this trend continuing and accelerating as the demand for healthcare services increases.