Did You KnowNurses can be primary and specialty health care providers. Like a nurse practitioner, who serves as a key caregiver for patients in hospitals, schools, and private practices, with prescribing capabilities.
Did you knowNurses today publish scientific research, develop mobile medical applications, give TED Talks and drive healthcare policy.
Nurses never need to stop learning and growing, as healthcare is ever changing. There’s always an opportunity to study further and elevate your career.
Nursing doesn’t have to mean a 12-hour shift. Many roles let you work 9 to 5 or be your own boss and set your own hours.
In their own words
With my expanded roles outside of the operating room, I cap my clinical day to 8-10 hours.”
I work 2–3 days a week in our women's health clinic, seeing primarily pregnant women. Those days are roughly 8-hour days and I'll see anywhere from 20–45 patients.”
Hospitals and medical offices? Of course. But also airplanes, schools, television studios, legal courts, racetracks, resorts, corporations, and more. The places you can work as a nurse are almost unlimited.
School NurseA School Nurse takes care of students from pre-K school to college, who get sick or injured in an academic setting.
Nurse Writer, Author, or HistorianA Nurse Writer, Author or Historian writes and contributes to educational materials, articles, historical books, even television or movie scripts about nursing.
Nurse AttorneyA Nurse Attorney represents medical professionals in court, or works to change policies within the healthcare system.
Powering health through innovation
Nursing is a career in which your ideas can change the lives of others, and even healthcare itself. Find out more about why nursing is as much about innovation as it is about caring for patients.
We’re excited to announce that the awardees of the first Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge are Lauren Wright, CEO and Founder at The Natural Nipple, and Abby Hess, nurse inventor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Read more about their great ideas to change human health.2019-04-26T18:49:11.847Z
Chief Nursing Optimization Officer Betty Jo Rocchio, MS, BSN, CRNA, CENP, and her team at Mercy are using technology, data and analytics to create environments that provide nurses more time at the bedside doing what they do best: caring for patients and developing innovative solutions.2019-06-12T14:57:31.826Z
From a CEO in Texas to a Clinical Educator in Illinois; a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Arizona, to a Regional Nurse Consultant in Georgia. Meet the 12 diverse, inspired and innovative nurse leaders chosen to be a part of the first cohort of the Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellowship.2019-10-27T14:15:42.734Z
As the US population ages, there’s an ever-greater need for qualified nurses to provide the necessary care.