Nursing job market heating up

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One survey of 141 facilities nationwide found that nearly 25% of the hospitals reported a vacancy rate of 10% or higher in 2015, compared with only 5% in 2012, according to a report published by NSI Nursing Solutions, a national nurse recruitment and retention consulting business based in East Petersburg, Pa. Similarly, the turnover rate for bedside nurses jumped from 11% to 16% from 2011 to 2015. The survey included data from 141 hospitals, many in rural areas. “As nurses feel more comfortable about the state of the economy, they start looking for additional job opportunities, and those who put off retirement during the recession are starting to retire,” said Brian Colosi, president, NSI Nursing Solutions. “We are also seeing hospitals spend more money on construction to provide new services, and this creates positions for nurses.”

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