Soliant Health interviewed nurses Steven Long and Joey Ellerbee to learn more about their careers, including powerful stories, advice for those looking to enter the field, how communities can help their local nurses, and insight into the most rewarding and challenging aspects of the jobs.
Today, over three million registered nurses play a crucial role in providing quality healthcare to countless individuals in communities across the nation. The patience, selflessness, and unwavering quality of care that nurses provide—even throughout a global pandemic and a national staffing shortage—deserves significant appreciation. Be sure to thank your local nurses for all they do to ensure quality care for their communities.
To raise awareness of the growth in employment opportunities in a wide range of healthcare occupations, Soliant released a list of healthcare occupations that are in demand and less well-known across the United States.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 13% from 2021-31—significantly faster than the average growth rate. In fact, nursing occupations are growing faster than all other occupations in the country, with a 46% employment growth from 2021-31.
With 2 million new jobs anticipated over the next decade, in addition to the 1.9 million openings projected from replacement needs, the opportunity and demand for employment in the healthcare industry are astounding.
Soliant has tens of thousands healthcare jobs open for hire across the country. Here are 10 of the careers in demand that you may not know about.
We call them “angels of mercy.” We call them the “glue that holds the medical system together.” We call them “front lines” of American healthcare; “unsung heroes” of the medical profession.
Yet, our so-called angels of mercy are in a bad situation: they’re facing a dire nursing shortage that shows no sign of improving. If we have such glorified opinions of nurses, why are they dropping like flies? If nursing is one of the most secure and well-paid job markets in the country, why are we struggling to fill and keep nursing positions?
It’s tax season again. Replacing the garland and tinsel of the holiday season with red tape and paperwork is certainly not much to get excited about. However, everyone must deal with this necessary evil. Here are just a few tips for those in medical professions that can help make tax time easier and ensure that you receive all of the deductions and credits that you qualify for. Continue reading “Five Important Tax Tips for Medical Professionals”
If you think you can’t take a travel nursing job because you are married or have kids, you may be surprised. Lots of nurses take their families with them on one or more assignments. Managing a travel assignment and a family may take some planning, flexibility and compromise, but it can be done successfully. There are several things to take into consideration, such as the following: Continue reading “Travel Nursing With Family – Can You Make it Work?”