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.
Wound, ostomy and continence nurses care for patients that have wounds (including ulcers and those caused by injury), ostemies (artificial openings that allow for alternate disposal of bodily wastes) and/or incontinence. The major professional organization is the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). Certification is maintained by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB), and their CWOCN, COCN, CWCN and CCCN credentials are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) and the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts excellent, overall job growth for registered nurses. The median registered nurse salary is $62,450.