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.
Patient care technicians (or PC techs) work under the supervision of nursing and medical staff to complete routine tasks and provide direct patient care. Certified nursing assistants, hospital attendants, licensed practical nurses and licensed vocational nurses are examples of patient care technicians. Patient care technician job requirements will vary greatly depending on the job; some will require CNA certification while others will only require a high school diploma. Because of this, patient care technician salary will also vary greatly between positions. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts excellent job growth for nursing aides, orderlies and attendants, at 19%.