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Nursing Career Job Options

There is a shortage of nurses, and job prospects for Baccalaureate trained nurses are excellent, with very good salaries that are continuing to increase. The job choice are almost endless! Here are just some of the possibilities: 

In the Hospital

  • Emergency Room
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Nursery
  • Medical
  • Surgical
  • Education (patient, staff, community)
  • Operating Room
  • Burn unit
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Trauma
  • Flight nurse
  • Oncology
  • Psychiatric unit
  • Administration/Nurse Manager
  • Dialysis
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Anesthetist

In the Schools

  • K-12 School Nursing
  • University College Health Services

Public & Community Health

  • Work with the elderly
  • Well-baby checks
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Immunizations
  • Pre-school screening
  • Community education
  • WIC

In the Community

  • Home Health Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Parish Nursing
  • Camp Nursing
  • Care for the Homeless
  • Chemical dependency
  • Sexual Assault
  • Women's Health
  • Military Nursing
  • Corrections (Jails/Prisons)

In the Community

  • Forensic Nursing
  • Occupational Nursing
  • Nurse lawyer
  • Nurse Lobbyist
  • Hospice Nursing
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Therapist/Counselor
  • Pain & Stress Management
  • Traveling Nurse
  • Long Term Care (nursing homes)
  • Clinics

Education/Teaching

  • LPN Program (technical college)
  • Associate Degree RN Program (community college)
  • Baccalaureate Program (college or university)
  • Master's Program
  • Doctoral Program