New RNs find job market tight
By Alison Young, USA TODAY
Even as a national nursing shortage looms, many newly graduated registered nurses can't find jobs because the recession has delayed retirement of experienced nurses, regulators and health care associations say.
An advisory for new grads published by the association warns that the market is "flooded" with experienced RNs who have come out of retirement, delayed retirement or gone from part-time to full-time employment because of the recession.
A June 2009 survey by the association of 2,112 spring RN graduates found 44% hadn't yet landed a nursing job.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
New RNs, New Teachers
This article is about nurses, but if you substitute "teachers" for "nurses" the pattern holds. I added the emphasis.