Happy Nurse Practitioner Week from Fidelis Partners
This week, we’d like to say Happy Nurse Practitioner Week from Fidelis Partners. Nurse practitioners strengthen the health care workforce and improve patient care for all. We proudly support our healthcare clients nationwide in the recruitment of Nurse Practitioners to provide more access to care for their communities.
Nationally, nearly 62 million people – 20% of the US population – experience inadequate or no access to primary care because of shortages primary care physicians in their communities. Many states are utilizing Advanced Practice Clinicians (Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants) to help fill the shortage gap. According to the ASPR 2015 Benchmarking Report – a survey of in-house recruiters in healthcare – Advanced Practice Provider searches accounted for 17% of all searches they conducted last year – most for primary care.
According to the AANP National Nurse Practitioner Database, there are more than 220,000 Nurse Practitioners in the United States. Check out this infographic, prepared by the AANP that shares important statistics about this growing profession:
Fidelis Partners is a recruitment and consulting firm that connects healthcare professionals with jobs nationwide. If you are looking for a Nurse Practitioner job or need to fill a Nurse Practitioner job, contact us today.