Jobs and Careers for Nurses
There is a world-wide shortage of nurses! So if you are a young, qualified nurse, many exciting and interesting career opportunities await you. Below is a list of links to nurse job openings and related information (especially if you want to emigrate to another country).
Canada is a large and diverse country offering many different types of living styles and nursing careers – from large modern cities to small remote communities in the North. You can choose to work on the Pacific or Atlantic coasts, near the Rocky Mountains or on the prairies.
Nursing in Canada is regulated by the ten provinces and three territories. So the jobs and related information are provided below by jurisdiction.
- Prince Edward Island – a beautiful island on the east coast of Canada (Atlantic ocean)
- Nova Scotia – a province with history on the east coast of Canada (Atlantic ocean)
- Ontario – Canada's most populous province with cities such as Toronto, Ottawa and Kingston (on the Great Lakes)
- Saskatchewan – plains in the south, wooded and lakes in the middle and the north
- British Columbia – on the west coast (Pacific ocean) also has mountains and a rugged interior
NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA
Here are some websites to find information about current nursing vacancies in New Zealand and Australia.
- Healthcare Australia (AU) – Recruitment Agency
- Nursing Australia (AU) – Recruitment Agency
- Victoria (AU) – Department of Health
- Western Australia (AU) – Department of Health
- Healthstaff Recruitment (NZ) – Recruitment Agency
- Tonix Health Recruitment (NZ) – Recruitment Agency
- Working in New Zealand (NZ) – Nursing jobs and general information
UNITED KINGDOM (Great Britain)
The following websites list nursing job opportunities in England, Scotland and Wales.
- Agency Central – Directory of nurse recruitment agencies
- JOBMANJI UK – Nursing jobs in the UK
- NHS Careers – Nursing job information and opportunities
- NurseFinders UK – Recruitment agency
- NursingNetUK.com – Nursing jobs in the UK
- Primary Care People – Recruiting nurses worldwide to fill over 8,000 vacancies
- StaffNurse.com – Nursing and healthcare jobs website
- Team24 – a medical locum agency specializing in practice nursing jobs
The following websites provide information about American nursing job opportunities.
- AllNurses.com – General nursing information site with job vacancies
- NursingJobSource.com – Nurse Career Center and Nursing Job Board
- NursingJobs.org – Nursing jobs website
- Nurse Recruiter – An online job board for RNs
If you are aware of other nursing employment sites, and would like to see them listed here, please send the web address to the Webmaster (use the Contact Us form).