4 Types of Nursing Professions to Explore

When the average person hears that you would like to become a nurse, the first thing that comes to mind is that you will be working in a hospital somewhere, taking blood pressures and changing sheets. This may be a part of a nurse’s duty, but there are plenty of nursing professions that are unknown to the everyday person. We have outlined a few professions in the nursing field for you to explore to help broaden your options.

Travel Nurse

Many people believe that traveling and working should be separated. Being a travel nurse buries that argument. As a travel nurse, you can visit various destinations around the world while doing what you love. You have the ability to select where you would like to go and for how long. This profession is most popular amongst single individuals without families as you tend to spend months out of the year way from home.

Legal Nurse

Do you have a passion for nursing and working in the legal field? This profession combines them both. As a legal nurse or Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, you use your immense healthcare knowledge to work on medical related cases. What makes this position most attractive is that it is attainable with an RN license and allows you to be a part of the legal process without obtaining a legal degree.

RN Case Manager

This profession is most similar to a social worker’s job but instead, has to deal with the medical field. As an RN Case Manager, your duties include:

  • Perform new admissions
  • Outline care plans
  • Supervise over healthcare staff

You have the freedom to work in a hospital, clinic, home health agency, and much more as an RN Case Manager.

Nurse Educator

Do you love the nursing field so much that you would like to spread that knowledge? As a nurse educator, you can teach students on everything they need know about becoming a nurse. This position often requires you to have an advanced degree and allows you to be everything from a high school teacher to a university professor.

You have many options to pursue in the nursing field and these are just a few for you to explore. Allow Ardor Health Solutions to help you find the position right for you. Check out our healthcare job listings today and get on your way to a rewarding career.


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