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Nurse Job Overview

Nurses provide a variety of health care services to patients. Nursing is the biggest occupation within the healthcare field, and most nurses are employed in hospitals, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, home health service companies, or the government. Registered nurses care for patients or coordinate their care. They also educate patients about how to take better care of themselves. The most common job duties of a registered nurse may include:

  • Greeting patients before a doctor’s examination and helping to put them at ease.
  • Recording patients’ symptoms and health complaints.
  • Handling patients’ medical histories and updating them.
  • Setting up plans of treatment for a patient alongside a physician.
  • Updating existing treatment plans for a patient.
  • Observing patients during activities or tests.
  • Recording observations regarding a patient’s behavior or health.
  • Collaborating with physicians and other healthcare professionals to best help a patient.
  • Providing support to physicians in carrying out tasks in patients’ exams.
  • Assisting specialists with diagnostic testing.
  • Analyzing healthcare test results for patients.
  • Instructing patients on best practices to manage certain illnesses.
  • Providing emotional support to patients or their family members in the wake of bad news.

Candidates who enjoy working with people may love nursing. Nurses need to be capable of staying calm when faced with difficult people who are making demands in an environment where the stakes are high. It’s a rewarding profession that’s also challenging.

Nurse Job Education Requirements

Registered nurses must be licensed, and they usually have at least a nursing diploma from a state-approved program. Nurses who wish to be able to be competitive when it comes to the top positions in the field should pursue a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing. An associate degree in nursing is another option for nurses who want to pursue higher education without spending four years in college before getting to work as a nurse. To become a licensed nurse, candidates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for nurses, and some states have additional requirements. Those who are interested in this position may also enjoy traveling nurse jobs or nurse supervisor jobs.

Nurse Job Market

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing jobs are going to increase in number by approximately 19 percent from 2012 to 2022. That means that the demand for nursing jobs will continue to increase at a more rapid pace than the average for other jobs. There will be well over three million jobs available for nurses by 2022. The expanding need for healthcare workers will likely continue for some time to come because of the growing aging population and the increased ability of Americans to get health insurance.

Nurse Job Salary Information

The average annual salary for nurses was approximately $65,470 in 2012. The top professionals in nursing positions earned an approximate yearly salary of over $94,720. Registered nurses can generally earn more when they are employed by hospitals, the government, or home health care services.

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Pilgrim Place, a leader in long term care in the Inland Empire, seeks individuals looking to work in a 5 Star, state of the art senior care facility. If working in a supportive environment where you are respected and your ideas are heard, apply and learn more about what sets us apart! Our RN’s work collaboratively in a team environment to care for our frail senior population. Why we’re different…...
Tracking Code 203717 Job Description As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing services under the directi...
RN's FT contract assignments $1,300 weekly pay + $500 bonus + benefits IN-Northwest, Evansville, Ft. Wayne, Champaign, IL, Louisville, KY, St. Louis, HI & other locations Medical Staffing Solutions 866-397-5741 www.mssmedicalstaffing.com...
Tracking Code 203680 Job Description Boone Memorial HomeCare, a proud member of LHC Group is seeking a full-time RN As aRegistered Nurse, you will educate patients and their caregivers on their conditions and the steps needed to ensure proper recovery. Additional responsibilities of our Registered Nurse include: Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home...
Tracking Code 203697 Job Description As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing services under the directi...
Founded in December 1997, Trilogy Health Services, LLC is a customer service focused provider of senior living and long-term healthcare services including independent and assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitative services. These services are delivered by staff specially trained to honor and enhance the lives of our residents through compassion and a commitment to exceeding c...
The incumbent in this job oversees the staffing of clinical care workers and flow of patients through the clinical programs of a specific NCHC site assisting in the administration of health center operations. As an RN, this job requires duties that are beyond the scope of a typical nursing position and includes managerial responsibilities for an individual health center. The incumbents in this jo...
RN – Clinical Director –Perioperative– Nurse - Staff RN Director of Perioperative Services Registered Nurse, RN Lee’s Summit, MO area Here is an amazing opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced nurse to take on the role as Director of Perioperative Services with an exceptional hospital located in Missouri! Director of Perioperative Services - This is a full time, permanent position...
RN – Clinical Director – Critical Care – ICU - Nurse - Staff RN - $100K+ Director of ICU Registered Nurse, RN San Antonio, TX area Here is an amazing opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced nurse to take on the role as Director of ICU with an exceptional hospital located in Texas! Director of ICU - This is a full time, permanent position available for immediate hire! - Top ranked...
Tracking Code 203959 Job Description Baptist Home Health part of the LHC Group As a Registered Nurse, you will educate patients and their caregivers on their conditions and the steps needed to ensure proper recovery. Additional responsibilities of our Registered Nurse include: Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients. Administer on-goi...
Tracking Code 203966 Job Description LPN or RN- Elk Valley Health services As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing service...
Tracking Code 203967 Job Description As a Home Health RN Team Leader with LHC Group, you will manage the day-to-day operations of the home health care RNs that make up your team and ensure continuity of patient care throughout the day by managing your team’s schedule. You are responsible for the quality of care and relevant documentation, and you will manage patient and physician phone calls an...
Tracking Code 203979 Job Description Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN. Observes, records, and reports to the supervisor on the general physical and mental condition of the patient. Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted. Assist the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures. Assist the patient with activities o...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provided through coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the resident’s/patient’s plan of care. The LPN/LV...
Telemetry / PCU / Stepdown Staff RN Registered Nurse, RN Southern, NH Area Top Pay Rates (DOE) One opening left! Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Telemetry / PCU nurse to work at a highly respected and reputable hospital located in Southern NH (30 min south of Manchester; 15 minutes south of Merrimack) FULL-TIME, PERMANENT POSITION Top Area Hospital; M...
Judge Healthcare is actively seeking a full time Med/Surg Registered Nurse for one of California's largest healthcare corporation!! This position is located in Redwood City, CA The right candidate must possess the following qualifications: Active RN license in the state of California. BLS certified. Hospital/Medical Center/Acute Care experience REQUIRED. 1-2 years' of RECENT hospital experie...
ICU / Critical Care Staff Registered Nurse, RN Tampa, FL Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced ICU / Critical Care nurse to work at a highly respected and reputable hospital located in the Tampa area. FULL-TIME, PERMANENT POSITION Day (7a – 7p) and Night Shift (7p – 7a) available for immediate hire Top hospital with a great cardiovascular and critical care p...
Emergency Department / Emergency Room Registered Nurse – RN Staff Seattle, WA Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Emergency Room Staff nurse to work at a highly respected hospital in the area with an exceptional local and national reputation. OUR SERVICES ARE ALWAYS FREE! · Top pay in the area with an excellent benefits packages · FULL RELOCATION PACKAGE ...
RN – Nurse Manager – Surgical Services – Operating Room - OR - RN Staff - $80K+ Nurse Manager of Surgical Services Registered Nurse, RN Burlington, VT area Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Nurse Manager of Surgical Services to work at a highly respected teaching hospital located in Vermont! Nurse Manager of Surgical Services - This is a full time perman...
Tracking Code 203954 Job Description Elk Valley Health Services- LPN or RN As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing service...

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