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Job Outlook for Registered Nurses Is Bright

Posted on Friday, March 14th, 2014


The job outlook for Registered Nurses is bright, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. RN employment is growing faster than the average for all occupations. The reasons: “Increased emphasis on preventative care; growing rates of chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity; and demand for health care services from the baby boomer population, as they live longer and more active lives.” 

Lindsey Stilley, CNA
The newly trained
Certified Nurse’s Aide
grew up in Louisiana,
spent time as a stay-at-
home mom, and
joined the hospital in
August 2013 to assist
sick patients with their
personal care needs.
“Helping people is

Jennifer Hicks, RN (left)The pharmacy nurse has 13 years of nursing
experience as an LPN and RN, and is in school to achieve two higher goals:
complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Oklahoma City University,
then earn a master’s degree to become a family nurse practitioner.
Was inspired by her mother, Denise Trivitt, LPN.

David Manning, RN  (right) Followed his grandmother and mother
(Marietta’s Paulette Manning) by becoming a nurse. Earned RN
licensure in 2010, after 23 years as an EMT and Paramedic. He serves
in the emergency room on the evening shift.