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International Nurses: The solution to North Carolina's nurse shortage

  • Publish Date: Posted over 5 years ago
  • Author:by Kate Andrews

By 2025, the American state of North Carolina is projected to have the second largest shortage of nurses in the country.

The deficit? 12,900 nurses!

Medical deserts

Of the 80 rural counties in North Carolina, 70 are currently ‘medical deserts’ for lack of availability to primary care. North Carolina Health News reported that ‘rural areas have a shortage of almost every type of provider‘ - a statistic that can't afford to grow.

Nurses play a large role in the US healthcare system. They are the single-largest population in healthcare. They play a central part in increase the value of health care by improving outcomes and the effects of not having enough nurses to provide quality care, could be devastating. North Carolina is going through a critical nursing shortage, especially beyond the nation’s urban facilities, with organizations such as the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina each donating $1 million to Triad Universities to help combat the nursing shortage in the nation.

Conexus Medstaff works with North Carolina

Conexus Medstaff, along with the hospitals and facilities that we work with, believe that a solution to the nursing shortage in the United States is the employment of International Registered Nurses. International nurses that migrate to the US to pursue their American Dream, make a significant impact on helping to improve healthcare outcomes, particularly for hospitals that are struggling to fulfil their nursing shortages!

Join the Conexus Medstaff family and help us avert the nursing shortage in the USA. We currently have opportunities in North Carolina for International Registered Nurses. If you are currently working as an RN in an acute care setting, with at least 3 years’ experience in one of the below areas, we'd love to have you on the Conexus Medstaff team.

  • Med/Surg (Oncology)

  • Pediatric (Oncology)

  • Med/Surg

  • Pediatric

  • ER

  • Psych

  • ICU

Apply with us today to start your US RN career in North Carolina, and together we can improve healthcare in America.