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. NursingJobs.com is your source for info on the most in-demand nurse specialties, offering a detailed overview of each specialty including average salary expectations.
Nurses working in the cardiovascular intensive care unit provide care for patients recovering from open-heart surgery and heart transplants.
CVOR nurse jobs focus on the treatment of cardiovascular patients, including operating bypass machines and administering anesthesia.
Emergency room (ER) nurses provide care for patients requiring emergency attention because of physical trauma or acute illness.
ICU nurses treat acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions, in settings requiring continuous vigilance and high-intensity therapies.
Labor and delivery (L&D) nurses support and monitor mothers and newborns during the childbirth process.
NICU nurses provide care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy.
Also known as perioperative nurses, operating room (OR) nurses provide care for patients before, during, and after surgical procedures.
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 involve the treatment of children and adolescents with high-acuity or life-threatening conditions.
PCU nurses assist in the treatment of patients who need close monitoring and frequent assessment, but not full-time ICU care.
Telemetry nurses care for patients by using medical equipment to monitor blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen level, breathing rate, and other vital signs.
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