Job prospects Independent Practice - Registered Nurse in the Southern Region
Explore current and future job prospects for Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses in the Southern Region. These trends also apply to people working as an independent practice - registered nurse.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
Balanced labour market
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
The employment outlook will be good for Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012) in the Southern region for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Additional information is available at the provincial level.
Here are some key facts about Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses in the Southern region:
- Approximately 930 people work in this occupation.
- Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses mainly work in the following sectors:
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 73%
- Nursing and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 15%
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 9%
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