The need for greater access to healthcare services for seniors continues to grow right across Canada. And with the baby boom generation reaching retirement, younger professionals may also notice increase in the number of job opportunities within the healthcare sector, particularly among practical nursing roles.
The need for practical nurses in long-term care facilities, assisted living institutions and other elderly care homes is an immediate concern around the country. Some regions in particular face a rapidly aging population in need of services and professionals that will provide care for them.
Regions that need more healthcare professionals hope to attract young professionals looking to jumpstart their careers in practical nursing. Those looking to enter this field can earn a diploma in the Practical Nursing program at Vancouver Career College. For more information, fill out the form on the right.