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Western Governors University (WGU) and CareerBuilder recently introduced a new guide designed to help nurses—and those aspiring to be one—excel in their jobs and meet their career goals. The articles in the free PDF guide give you insights on the pulse of the medical industry and today’s hottest healthcare jobs.

Here’s an excerpt from  “The Surprising Career Path Of A Nurse” in the WGU-CareerBuilder Nursing Career Guide

Not Your Typical Office Job

“Nurses are so much more than the usual hospital setting,” says Rebecca Urtz, an account executive at Fortus Healthcare Resources, an agency that places traveling nurses. Urtz points to clinics, doctors’ offices, schools, cruise ships, insurance agencies and consulting positions as places where nurses can be found. Additionally, nurses work in patients’ homes, in the workplace as occupational health nurses, the armed services and even at health spas as aesthetic nurses.

The field also offers opportunities for growth and advancement, including positions in management and administration.

Read the entire article: The Surprising Career Path Of A Nurse on pages 4-5

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