Individual Career Opportunities in Nursing, more commonly known as Nurse iCON, is a program exclusively for the nursing profession in Michigan. Free to all job seekers and supported through the membership of Michigan healthcare employers, Nurse iCON lists only Michigan nursing jobs to support the development and retention of the Michigan healthcare workforce.
Nurse iCON launched in 2002 as a program of the Michigan Health Council. For more than 65 years, the Michigan Health Council has been working to connect health care professionals with jobs, promote health care education, and address the challenges facing health care employers and employees in Michigan. The Michigan Health Council is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to find innovative solutions and build networks to support health care workforce issues in Michigan..
Better-educated RNs filling a need
The registered nursing workforce is growing and getting better educated, with more RNs pursuing advanced degrees, according to the latest numbers from the Health Resources and Services Administration. And that's exactly what the Institute of Medicine and many hospital systems want to see. Over a 10-year period, the number of RNs holding a bachelor's or higher degree has increased to 55% in 2010 from 50% in 2000, according to the HRSA nursing workforce report.” …Read More
The Office Nurse Now Treats Diabetes, Not Headaches
“Workplace health clinics used to be a lot like the school nurse's office, dispensing Band-Aids, treating occupational injuries, and serving as a first stop for emergencies like asthma attacks. But as companies face rising insurance costs and an aging workforce, they're turning clinics into something new: A place to aggressively nudge employees about long-term, expensive conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol.“ …Read More
Are You Considering a Career in Public Health Nursing?
"I am often asked if I recommend public health nursing as a career option. My enthusiastic answer is ABSOLUTELY! I have been a public health nurse for more than 25 years and am one of a very few Americans who wakes up every day believing I have the best job in the world.." ...Read More