Maria’s Degrees in Line With “The 25 Best Jobs of 2012!”
What makes a job a great job? What makes a career choice a great choice?
At Maria, we are not surprised that the #1 and #10 of “The Best Jobs of 2012″ are Registered Nurse and Occupational Therapist. We want you to know why these healthcare career choices are great!
U.S. News and World Report ranked each of their “25 Best Jobs” by considering average salary, predicted job prospects, and an assessment of job satisfaction. The jobs on their list ranked high in these factors. In the current economy, isn’t it good to know that the nursing and occupational therapy professions have great salary and job prospects through 2020?
It is also good to know that nursing and occupational therapy jobs have qualities that make a good job great. U.S. News and World Report named four areas that put job satisfaction right up there with salary and job outlook.
Are you interested in job flexibility, responsibility, community, and opportunity? As for job flexibility, there are both part-time and full-time opportunities for nurses and occupational therapists – so home and family life can be balanced with your job schedule.
When you think about variety on the job, it’s hard to get bored in these two professions! Variety can come from working with different populations of people age-wise, to working in different healthcare environments, to working in a specialization area such as community health.
Naturally, helping others in the community is a common thread in healthcare professions, as is the satisfaction in helping people live life to the fullest.
And… the opportunity for you is there! Opportunities for nurses and occupational therapists will continue to be there at least through 2020! The nursing profession is expanding, and that means great hiring opportunities for qualified RNs. In the immediate future, occupational therapists are especially going to be needed for rehabilitation of veterans and in working with the elderly.
If you want to choose a great job, a great career – choose Maria!
Posted in Nursing Programs Occupational Therapy