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Jobs you can get with a nursing degree

By 2014 there will be 3.6 million new jobs available in the medical profession, and 60 percent those jobs will be open to those with nursing degrees of one kind or another. Less than half of registered nurses work in a hospital. Here are some different job options for nurses.

Pediatric home health care gives you the opportunity to work with children who have special needs and make a real difference in their lives.

Elder home health care is the other end of the spectrum. Nursing assistants, registered nurses and licensed nurses can help many senior citizens to remain at home when all they need is a few hours of medical care a day or week.

Working in a blood donor center is an option that makes you part of the life-saving network. There’s more to blood donor centers than just starting IVs. Nurses who specialize in apheresis can command high salaries.

A critical care transport nurse requires multiple nursing degrees, but it can be one of the most interesting nursing jobs available. A CCT nurse accompanies patients being transported via ambulance from home or a nursing facility to another nursing facility.

On-site nursing is a wide open field for medical workers with nursing degrees. you can work at an amusement part or zoo, in the medical office at a state or national park or at a beach or in another recreational setting.

Find out about working as a forensic nurse here.

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