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.
HIV/AIDS nurses treat patients that have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS. The HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board (HANCB) maintains the Certification Examination in HIV/AIDS Nursing by which registered nurses may become an AIDS Certified Registered Nurse (ACRN). Registered nurses that have a masters degree or higher in nursing may be eligible to test for the Advanced AIDS Certification Registered Nurse Credential. The major professional organization for HIV/AIDS nurses is the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts excellent, overall job growth for registered nurses. The median registered nurse salary is $62,450.