Demand Driven Employer Solutions. Region IV Healthcare Occupations Taskforce . Rural Project Service Area.
Demand Driven Employer Solutions
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