Nurse Recruitment: Rural Nurses Are In Demand

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, November 25th, 2014

The need for increased nurse recruitment is everywhere, but especially so in rural areas. We all know of the looming nursing shortage as the current field of nurses gets older and retire. Thankfully, new grants for nursing students are meeting the future demand for the need in rural areas.

rural nurseOne challenge rural nurses face is that they must be generalists – they must know about a variety of medical conditions they may encounter and how to treat patients with fewer resources. Experienced nurses will mentor up-and-coming nurses and give them the skills they need to thrive in a rural setting.

Do you know a nurse well suited to work in a rural area? Would you be up to the challenge?

To learn more about the best ways to implement nurse recruitment and nurse retention programs at your facility visit SelfCare for HealthCare™. Contact me today to discuss how this program can amplify your nurse recruitment efforts.

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