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Registered Nurses Profile (including Nurse Practitioners), New Brunswick, 2017

General RN Statistics

Number (%)
RN supply 8,170 (—)
RN workforce 7,880 (—)
NP supply 125 (—)
NP workforce 121 (—)

RN Supply

Number (%)
Inflow 554 (6.8)
Renewal 7,616 (93.2)
Outflow 534 (6.5)

Demographic Profile of RN Supply in Canada

Number (%)
Average Age Years 45.1 (—)
Sex Female 7,714 (94.4)
Male 456 (5.6)
Highest Education in Nursing Discipline Diploma 2,558 (31.3)
Baccalaureate 5,240 (64.1)
Master's / Doctorate 372 (4.5)

Profile of RNs Working in Canada

Number (%)
Employment Status Full Time 4,924 (62.5)
Part Time 1,970 (25.0)
Casual 986 (12.5)
Unknown 0 (—)
Place of Work Hospital 5,294 (67.2)
Community Health Agency 1,018 (12.9)
Nursing Home / LTC Facility 823 (10.4)
Other Place of Work 745 (9.5)
Position Staff Nurse 6,295 (79.9)
Manager 956 (12.1)
Other Positions 629 (8.0)
Area of Responsibility Direct Care 6,994 (88.8)
Administration 511 (6.5)
Education 339 (4.3)
Research 36 (0.5)
Direct Care Area of Responsibility Medicine / Surgery 1,391 (19.9)
Psychiatry / Mental Health 431 (6.2)
Paediatrics 140 (2.0)
Maternity / Newborn 386 (5.5)
Geriatrics / Long-term Care 921 (13.2)
Critical Care 508 (7.3)
Community Health 653 (9.3)
Ambulatory Care 318 (4.5)
Home Care 0 (0.0)
Occupational Health 58 (0.8)
Operating Room / Recovery Room 372 (5.3)
Emergency Care 549 (7.8)
Several Clinical Areas 119 (1.7)
Oncology 191 (2.7)
Rehabilitation 187 (2.7)
Public Health 200 (2.9)
Telehealth 41 (0.6)
Other Direct Care 529 (7.6)

Notes
– Data is not applicable or does not exist.

For Place of Work, Hospital includes data from hospital (general, maternal, pediatric, psychiatric), mental health centre and rehabilitation/convalescent centre. Community health includes data from community health centre, home care agency, nursing station (outpost or clinic), public health department/unit and physician’s office/family practice unit. Nursing home/LTC includes data from nursing home/long-term care facility. Other place of work includes data from business/industry/occupational health office, private nursing agency/private duty, self-employed, educational institution, association/government and other place of work.

For Position, Staff Nurse includes RN staff nurse/community health nurse. Manager includes chief nursing officer/chief executive officer, director/assistant director and manager/assistant manager. Other positions includes instructor/professor/educator, researcher, consultant, clinical specialist, nurse midwife, nurse practitioner and other position.

For Area of Responsibility, Direct Care includes data from medical/surgical, psychiatric/mental health, pediatric, maternal/newborn, geriatric/long-term care, critical care, community health, ambulatory care, home care, occupational health, operating room, emergency room, nursing in several clinical areas, oncology, rehabilitation, public health, telehealth and other patient care. Administration includes data from nursing services, nursing education and other administration. Education includes data from teaching students, teaching employees, teaching patients/clients and other education. Research includes data from nursing research and other research.

For more information regarding collection and comparability of data, refer to the Regulated Nurses, 2017: Methodology Guide on CIHI’s website: www.cihi.ca.

Source
Health Workforce Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information.