What does the future hold for a dialysis nurse?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is an expected 22 percent increase in nurse employment until 2018. This is significantly faster than the national average for all occupations.
But due to the rise in the elderly population and advancements in healthcare technology, the demand for dialysis nurses is on the rise!
And today, more dialysis providers are hiring travel nurses. These dialysis travel assignments are normally 8-13 week assignments and offer the candidate many benefits, including paid housing. travel reimbursements to and from assignment and, a change of scenery.
A lot of nurses get burnt out on permanent positions and opt for travel assignments. Lucky for them, travel is on the rise. Health reform and an aging baby boomer population will continue to help the growth in the dialysis travel industry. If you are a dialysis nurse and like to travel, or you have never traveled and would like to try an assignment, most dialysis providers require one-year dialysis experience. And the best way to get your foot in the door, is to travel! If you like the facility, and they think it is a good fit, some providers will offer you a permanent position.
Renal Dialysis Nurses have a very promising outlook in the years to come.
For more information on permanent positions or travel assignments, contact:
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