U.S. News & World Report Ranks Nurse Practitioner as No. 2 Best Job


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Since 2015, Seana Rutherford has served as a certified nurse practitioner with Premier Physicians in Fairview Park, Ohio, where she provides many services to patients, including diagnosis, follow-up, and medicine prescription. In conjunction with her career, Seana Rutherford belongs to the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

According to U.S. News and World Report, the job of nurse practitioner is one of the best professions in the country. In its most recent list, nurse practitioner ranked number two overall, just behind dentist, as the best jobs on the list. Nurse practitioners join physician assistants, pediatricians, OBGYNs, physical therapists, and many other health care professionals that ranked in the top 20.

Since debuting on the list in 2014, nurse practitioner has stayed near the top of the list. American Association of Nurse Practitioners president Cindy Cooke NP, FNP-C, FAANP, expressed pride that the job is once again considered one of the best ones to have in the United States. She also extolled the unprecedented opportunity the career offers, with health care services an increasingly in-demand field.