State and Central Government Jobs
Karnataka State health Ministry has called for requirement of approximately 700 nurses in the month of February 2009.Private Jobs India being a hub for Medical Tourism is seeing corporate Hospital mushrooming across the country.
This creates great demand for medical professionals, nurses and paramedics.
There is a bright future for Indian nurses keen on going abroad Healthcare around the world is witnessing a dramatic shortage of qualified nurses. This is especially manifest in the West. U.S, U.K, Australia, Middle East and Europe have woken up to this crisis and are scrambling to cope with it. The US department of Labour estimates it,, the US WILL BE SHORT OF 400,000 nurses by 2010. The reimbursement for these Nurses may be as high as $70,000-1, 20,000 [approximately 28-60lakh rupees per year]
India has close to four million employed in the health care sector. By 2012,it is estimated to increase up to 10 million Nurses are the back bone of this sector. There has been a demand of nurses in the US, as much as 270,000! .It is the next wave Of outsourcing.
- Source: The Times of India
Is nursing going to be the next big Indian export?
That tide is being taken advantage of by nurses in India as they leave for greener pastures. They are in demand after IT professionals. While the Gulf has always been a hot destination, US, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and Ireland are the new EI Dorado's for experienced nurses .The greatest demand is in the field of cardiac sciences and Intensive care unit.
-Source: Shobha John, The Times of India
EXAMINATIONS TO BE TAKEN
*CGFNS----Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools Examination -this examination is an assessment of the candidates' probability of success on the US NCLEX-RN licensing examination.
The U.S. requires one million new nurses in the next ten years according to a general accounting office survey will received 14 Lakh nurses from abroad. The U.S. Bureau of labor statistics identifies nursing as among the top ten fastest growing profession The U.S. requires one million new nurses in the next ten years according to a general accounting office survey will received 14 Lakh nurses from abroad. The U.S. Bureau of labor statistics identifies nursing as among the top ten fastest growing profession on an average nurse gets $45000 (Rs. 21 Lakh) in the first year.
Career choices for professional nurses have become more varied and specialized in response to National and International trends .The areas are as follows
- Hospital nursing
- Military nursing
- Public health or Community health nursing
- Industrial nursing or Occupational health nursing
Higher Education after Diploma or Degree
- Post graduate nursing PC B.Sc.
- M.Sc Nursing in various branches including medical- surgical nursing, Paediatric nursing,Psychiatric nursing, Community health nursing, Obstetric and Gynaecological nursing.
- M.Phil Nursing and PhD in nursing.