Florida Nursing Jobs

Florida nursing jobs overview

Florida nursing jobs are in high demand because of the continuous growth in the average age of people living in Florida. Hospitals and doctors offices in Florida are continually searching for Registered nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN). This high demand has been slowly pushing salaries higher each year. Florida's main cities including FT. Lauderdale, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, and West Palm Beach are all good areas for nurses to start their job search.

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Florida nursing job growth looks strong

Florida has always been known as one of the top destinations for retirees. With its warm weather and good infrastructure already in place to treat the elderly, Florida has become the retirement location of choice. This and the fact that the overall United States population is getting older are the two main reasons the future looks bright for registered nurses in Florida.

Florida nursing salary information

Salary The average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Florida hospitals is about $60,549. This varies according to a nurses experience, geographic location, and specialty or area of study. Many of the larger cities in Florida offer a larger percentage of the higher paying jobs than the small towns. The medium income of a nurse in Florida is expected to rise over the next 5 years.

(Source is The Florida AHEC Network)

Travel nursing jobs in Florida

Florida is a state where the population can grow by up to 35% in the winter months. Because of this huge increase in population during the winter months travel nursing jobs in Florida have been increasing. The majority of travel nursing assignments run for thirteen weeks, often with the option of extending the term even longer. Acquiring a travel nursing license to practice in the state where the nurse is assigned is required. Licenses cost from $25 to $250 depending on the state. Temporary licenses are available in many states, which are good for anywhere between a month to six months.

In particular, Florida hospital jobs are available as seasonal work - optimal for escaping winter climates. Medical jobs, at any nursing level, are growing faster than nurses are trained, so the demand is expected to continue to grow, especially in the high-population centers of the state of Florida.

Florida nursing jobs web sites

Are you looking for a Florida nursing job? The web sites below should help you find available nursing positions in the state of Florida:

Updated List Of Florida Nursing Jobs
Physician jobs
Miami Nursing Jobs Open Now
Registered Nurses Needed In Florida
Orlando, Florida Nursing Jobs
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Jobs
Florida Health Insurance - Benefits information for Florida workers

Other sources of Florida nursing information

FLORIDA BOARD OF NURSING
4080 WOODCOCK DR STE 202
JACKSONVILLE FL 32207
Phone: 904-858-6940
Fax: 904-858-6964
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/nursing/nur_consumer.html

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