Nurse Specialties: You're in Demand!

From OR and ER nurse jobs to pediatric and cardiovascular nurse specialties, the current shortage of skilled nurses in the healthcare industry represents rich career opportunities for experienced RNs. is your source for info on the most in-demand nurse specialties, offering a detailed overview of each specialty including average salary expectations.

Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) Nurse Jobs

Nurses working in the cardiovascular intensive care unit provide care for patients recovering from open-heart surgery and heart transplants.

Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) Nurse Jobs

CVOR nurse jobs focus on the treatment of cardiovascular patients, including operating bypass machines and administering anesthesia.

Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Jobs

Emergency room (ER) nurses provide care for patients requiring emergency attention because of physical trauma or acute illness.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse Jobs

ICU nurses treat acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions, in settings requiring continuous vigilance and high-intensity therapies.

Labor and Delivery (L&D) Nurse Jobs

Labor and delivery (L&D) nurses support and monitor mothers and newborns during the childbirth process.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Nurse Jobs

NICU nurses provide care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy.

Operating Room (OR) Nurse Jobs

Also known as perioperative nurses, operating room (OR) nurses provide care for patients before, during, and after surgical procedures.

Pediatric (Peds) Nurse Jobs

Pediatric nurses work with children suffering from physical and mental disabilities and/or acute and chronic medical and surgical conditions.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Nurse Jobs

Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) nurse jobs involve the treatment of children and adolescents with high-acuity or life-threatening conditions.

Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Nurse Jobs

PCU nurses assist in the treatment of patients who need close monitoring and frequent assessment, but not full-time ICU care.

Telemetry (Tele) Nurse Jobs

Telemetry nurses care for patients by using medical equipment to monitor blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen level, breathing rate, and other vital signs.