today’s market place nursing shortage is just beginning and there doesn’t appear to be a quick fix in the near future. Much of the nursing workforce is coming up on retirement time, which is only going to compound the lack of skilled nurses to deal with the oncoming baby-boomers. Nurses today are finally starting to realize that it is not necessary to be an employee of someone else. There are so many opportunities out there and the doors are starting to open, so now is the time. More and more nurses are marketing themselves and cutting out the middleman. As an independent Nurse Contractor they will enjoy the freedom to choose what type of facility to work in, when to work, how long and how much she will make.