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Registered Nurses Profile (including Nurse Practitioners), New Brunswick, 2016

General RN Statistics

Number (%)
RN supply 8,150 (—)
RN workforce 7,829 (—)
NP supply 117 (—)
NP workforce 113 (—)

RN Supply

Number (%)
Inflow 385 (4.7)
Renewal 7,765 (95.3)
Outflow 584 (7.0)

Demographic Profile of RN Supply in Canada

Number (%)
Average Age Years 45.2 (—)
Sex Female 7,705 (94.5)
Male 445 (5.5)
Highest Education in Nursing Discipline Diploma 2,728 (33.5)
Baccalaureate 5,068 (62.2)
Master's / Doctorate 354 (4.3)

Profile of RNs Working in Canada

Number (%)
Employment Status Full Time 4,944 (63.1)
Part Time 1,952 (24.9)
Casual 933 (11.9)
Unknown 0 (—)
Place of Work Hospital 5,242 (67.0)
Community Health Agency 1,033 (13.2)
Nursing Home / LTC Facility 831 (10.6)
Other Place of Work 723 (9.2)
Position Staff Nurse 6,159 (78.7)
Manager 892 (11.4)
Other Positions 778 (9.9)
Area of Responsibility Direct Care 6,965 (89.0)
Administration 493 (6.3)
Education 342 (4.4)
Research 29 (0.4)
Direct Care Area of Responsibility Medicine / Surgery 1,364 (19.6)
Psychiatry / Mental Health 429 (6.2)
Paediatrics 128 (1.8)
Maternity / Newborn 390 (5.6)
Geriatrics / Long-term Care 935 (13.4)
Critical Care 495 (7.1)
Community Health 636 (9.1)
Ambulatory Care 320 (4.6)
Home Care 0 (0.0)
Occupational Health 61 (0.9)
Operating Room / Recovery Room 354 (5.1)
Emergency Care 548 (7.9)
Several Clinical Areas 112 (1.6)
Oncology 186 (2.7)
Rehabilitation 180 (2.6)
Public Health 203 (2.9)
Telehealth 43 (0.6)
Other Direct Care 581 (8.3)

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, 2016: Methodology Guide on CIHI’s website: www.cihi.ca.

Source
Health Workforce Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information.