The type of MSN degree determines possible job options for nurses with MSN.
Let’s go briefly through all positions available for MSN-prepared nurses.
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MSN – Healthcare Administrator
Nurses who completed an MSN program and specialized for Healthcare administrators have a wide range of work settings available.
Those include hospitals, physician’s offices, long term care facilities.
Also, Healthcare Administrators are common in Skilled nursing facilities, home care agencies, and outpatient clinics.
MSN – Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Nurse Practitioners provide basic care and focus on a specific part of the population.
Therefore, they are highly appreciated in lots of healthcare facilities such as Outpatient clinics, Long term care facilities, Home care agencies, skilled nursing facilities.
Also, NPs can work in private practice, (or have their own practice in some states), community or public health department, emergency departments, rehabilitation facilities, prisons, and Mental Health Facilities.
MSN – Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
CNM can find a job at private practice, hospitals, home birthing centers, birthing centers, and different clinics.
MSN – Nurse Educator
Nurses who complete an MSN program and specialize as Nurse Educators can work in a variety of nursing schools and hospitals.
MSN – Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
If you have obtained an MSN degree with a concentration on Clinical Nurse Specialist, you can apply for a position in hospitals, research centers, community or public health facilities and Mental and Behavioral health facilities.
CNSs usually hold management positions.
MSN – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Lastly, certified registered nurse anesthetists are highly appreciated in hospitals and outpatient clinic centers.
Because of their specialty, CRNAs can work in private practice as well and pain management clinics.