Prospects for nursing jobs in Miami should be excellent in the years to com. According to the Florida Center for Nursing, the potential RN and LPN workforces in South Florida, specifically Miami, grew much more rapidly in percentage terms, than was true statewide. As of January 2009, South Florida.s nurses were among the youngest in the state. The University of Miami.s Jackson Health System provides a network of full-service hospitals to residents. Miami Children.s Hospital is the area.s only dedicated children.s hospital, and Mount Sinai Medical Center is the largest hospital on Miami Beach.
Nurse-midwives are advanced practice registered nurses that provide primary care to women, including gynecological exams, prenatal care, labor and delivery care, and neonatal care. To receive their Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery, registered nurses must graduate from a nurse-midwifery program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)the accrediting body of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)and pass the national certification exam offered by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB). According to PayScale, the nurse-midwife salary range is $36,000 to $84,511. The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics predicts excellent, overall job growth for registered nurses.