Chattanooga Author Has Nationwide Release Of Nurses, Jobs And Money Book

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

This week marks the nationwide release of Nurses, Jobs and Money by Chattanooga author Carmen Kosicek, RN, MSN. 

Review for Nurses, Jobs and Money:

This quick read takes nurses outside the traditional realms of nursing and opens their mind to employment paths not taught in schools.

Nurses, Jobs and Money, debunks common myths about nursing, offering a sobering portrait of the nursing industry--and what nurses can do to advance their nursing career and salary in today's environment. Filled with proven techniques and real-life case studies, this book shows nurses exactly how to plan their career for optimal income and success. 

Written by a veteran nurse and healthcare professional who has helped hundreds of nurses expand their careers, this book offers a look at the challenges facing nurses today, as well as solutions for attaining their next career goal.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

Ms. Kosicek’s vision is to continue to uplift nurses, as well as nursing students, to the complete spectrum that is obtainable within the RN realm. For further information on how to book Ms. Kosicek for one-on-one career coaching, school or hospital events or learning more about RN license protection, reach out to Ms. Kosicek directly at

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