Demand Driven Employer Solutions. Region IV Healthcare Occupations Taskforce . Rural Project Service Area.
Region IV Healthcare Occupations Taskforce
According to 2005 Workforce Investment Board Healthcare Employer Survey, there are shortages and vacancies in the following nursing occupations: RN 20%, LPN 16%, and CNA 70%. Employer’s projected Labor needs within the next 5 years are 4X current LPN graduation rates and 5X RNs.
270 RN Applicants
109 Qualified on RN Waiting list
120 PN Applicants
90 Qualified on PN Waiting list
$750,000 per year for five years