Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners: Areas of Specialization

Posted By:   Posted On: January 13th, 2015

At Desert Medical Careers, we love Nurse Practitioners. Last month we talked about how much Arizona loves them too! Becoming a Nurse Practitioner is exciting because this profession holds so many opportunities. A Nurse Practitioner can practice in many settings, including outpatient clinics, hospitals, emergency rooms, and their own private practices. The field also offers [&hellip

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Why Should You Be a Nurse Practitioner in Arizona?

Posted By:   Posted On: December 16th, 2014

Full Practice Environment Nurse Practitioners have three levels of practice depending on the state in which they see patients. They are: Restricted Practice, Reduced Practice, and Full Practice. Restricted and Reduced Practice means that the Nurse Practitioner will either have to participate in a regulated collaborative agreement or be supervised or managed in a team. [&hellip

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The American Nurse, A Documentary Celebrating the Work and Lives of American Nurses

Posted By:   Posted On: June 14th, 2014

There are many ways in America to be a nurse. You can be anything from a Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Assistant, Registered Nurse, and more. Apparently, there will be even more individuals entering some form of nursing in the next decade according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, who predicts [&hellip

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Top Healthcare Jobs

Posted By:   Posted On: May 20th, 2014

Healthcare jobs are on the rise and are only expected to continue to grow in demand to the tune of 5.6 million jobs by 2020 with an annual growth of 3%, the largest growth rate of any sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Today we’re going to review seven top healthcare jobs. All [&hellip

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Nurse Practitioner Jobs are High in Demand, Growth, and Salary

Posted By:   Posted On: April 15th, 2014

Nurse Practitioners have high-responsibility jobs, working either independently or directly with a physician. They perform physical exams, set up patient care plans, prescribe medications and order medical tests. Read more about what a nurse practitioner does here. Jobs Similar to Nurse Practitioners Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurses sound interchangeable for many that [&hellip

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Who should use a recruiter?

Posted By:   Posted On: November 18th, 2013

If you are employed and looking to make a move, working with a recruiter can be a good way to conduct a job search with some confidentiality. It’s not always ideal to have your current employer aware that you are looking to find a new job. Conducting a passive job search through a recruitment firm [&hellip

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Advantages of working with a recruiter

Posted By:   Posted On: November 4th, 2013

Working with a recruiter can make it much easier to find a job. In this tough economy, it’s important for job seekers to know what all of their options are. Registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and medical technicians can all have a better chance of finding work by going through a firm like Desert Medical Careers. [&hellip

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Healthcare jobs continue to be a bright spot for Arizona economy

Posted By:   Posted On: October 1st, 2013

Arizona was one of the more heavily hit states during the real estate bust, but the state continued to create quality jobs in the healthcare sector during the recession that followed.  Arizona has a large medical industry, partially due to the high number of retirees that choose to relocate to the state for its warm [&hellip

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Confidence remains high among those searching for jobs in healthcare

Posted By:   Posted On: September 16th, 2013

Though the overall economy continues to struggle, those looking for careers in the healthcare field have little reason to worry as confidence remains high. Healthcare related jobs have been one of the biggest bright spots in an economy that has remained weak for many. In a story published by iHealthBeat.com, the executive vice president of [&hellip

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Back-to-School: What do students need to succeed in healthcare fields?

Posted By:   Posted On: September 2nd, 2013

As the last days of summer come to an end and the crippling Arizona heat finally fades, many young and not-so-young people are headed back to school. With the cost of education growing more unaffordable, students are becoming career-focused earlier than ever. Everyone wants to make sure that the qualifications they get will have a [&hellip

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