Registered Nurse Job OverviewRegistered nurses are medical professionals who provide care in a variety of settings, including emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinical facilities. They work with patients daily, treating their acute injuries, as well as managing chronic conditions. Nurses provide integral support for doctors in administering treatments in offices and hospitals and in assisting with billing and patient instruction for follow-up visits and after care. This is a demanding but rewarding career for those who want to dedicate their lives to helping others at a time when they need it most.
Registered Nurse Job Education RequirementsAn associate's degree, bachelor's degree or diploma from an accredited program, as well as successful completion of several licensing exams, is necessary to become a registered nurse. State healthcare laws may also require candidates to log an amount of hours in a hospital or other healthcare center under the supervision of fully licensed nurses. These hours help refine skill sets and test book knowledge with real-world application of techniques. Registered nurses may also need to regularly attend several continuing education courses to keep up with the latest approved medical procedures.
Registered Nurse Job MarketThe Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the job market for registered general nurses, to grow "faster than average" compared to other industries. An aging population in the United States and an increase in emergency room care are just some of the contributing factors for this increased demand. Federal research indicates that 61 percent of all registered nurses work in hospital settings, as of the latest reporting year. In total, the U.S. healthcare industry employs more than 2.7 million RNs, as of 2013.
Nurses employed by facilities that don't give 24-hour care are more likely to work full-time than those working in emergency rooms or hospitals with round-the-clock patients. The latest data from the Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections shows that one in five nurses works part-time.
Registered Nurse Job Salary InformationAs of 2013, the mean annual wage for registered nurses is $68,910 with a mean hourly wage of $33.13. Nurses working in general medical and surgical hospitals earned the highest annual mean wages compared to all other groups at $70,590. These locations also use the highest percentage of registered nurses in the country -- over 29 percent. Nursing care facilities employed the lowest percentage of registered nurses at just over 8 percent.
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At ContinueCARE Hospital you’re family. Join us for a great career at ContinueCARE Hospital at Hendrick Medical Center and become part of our close-knit and compassionate team providing quality long-term acute care at our 19-bed facility. With our supportive administrative team, you’ll be treated like family. Clinical Liaison (RN or LVN) Full-time with benefits, Monday-Friday, 8a-5p. Travel req...
MAPLEWOOD NURSING Home Cheshire County Government Maplewood Nursing Home of Cheshire County Government, is looking for talented, energetic individuals to join our team here in Westmoreland, NH. We offer great benefits including med/dental ins., retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, free meals, paid lunch break, etc. We have the following positions available: Assistant Director of Nursing...
Company Confidential Saint Petersburg, FL, 33713
Our staff is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of vascular disease. We consider all options for the most up-to-date treatment types available including surgical, nonsurgical, or minimally invasive endovascular options. Our Vascular Surgeon treats all types of vascular conditions in our office and/or in the hospital. · Patient Population: PAD, PVD, Renal Insufficiency, ESRD. ·...
Job Fair on Tuesday, Sept 30 at 10AM-2PM at the Groton Inn Suites, Groton, CT StoneRidge senior living community is seeking hospitality minded professionals who are looking for a rewarding experience working with older adults to join our extraordinary team. Successful candidates must have experience working in a luxury setting, must possess excellent hospitality skills, be warm, respectful, detail...
REGIONAL HOMECARE RN, REGISTERED NURSE, CLINICAL MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR- - TO $100 PLUS BONUS, TOTALLY FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE, TOP NOTCH, FIRST CLASS CO! GREATER MASS AREA Why be stuck in just one office, educating and sharing your expertise in homecare with just one office when you’ve the ability to significantly impact six different teams! What a fabulous role, you will be a teacher, trainer and role m...
RN, Critical Care Tele-ICU (e-ICU) University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Named one of the nation's "100 Best Companies" to work for by Working Mother magazine, listed among America's top hospitals by U.S. News and World Report, and designated as a MagnetÂ® Hospital, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics has the following exciting career opportunity: RN, Critical Care Tele-ICU (e-I...
Title: OR RNand Maternal Child RN's Location: New Mexico Area Description: This is a great small town area, with lots of history and architecture. Here you will find great mountain views, close to all the big city highlights. Culture abounds here, Outdoor activities are abundant in and around the community. Three major ski areas are within driving distance. Cross-country skiing, hunting, fish...
Supplemental Health Care Abilene, TX
Description: Specialty RN's needed in Abilene and throughout TX. Looking for qualified ICU/CCU 13 week assignments Up to a $1,000 completion bonus Shifts Vary start ASAP Please contact Jason Bernas 716-541-2629 or email ***** **Resumes submitted will be considered first**...
DaVita Siren, WI, 54872
Award-winning training. Nurses who lead. Make the most of your leadership skills to help patients live better lives. In this vital front-line role at an outpatient clinic or hospital unit, you will oversee all aspects of its operation. You will supervise direct patient care, perform patient assessment; develop and administer dialysis plans; analyze patient data; and administer medications, fluid ...
Sutter Health Roseville, CA, 95661
On any given day, Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) touches the lives of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to our patient's home - where most people chose to receive their care. Sutter Care at Home is one of the largest not-for-profit home health care and hospice agencies in Northern California. Founded in 1906, SCAH is committed to compassion and excellence through home health c...
Soliant Medford, MA
Medford, MA – I am looking to hire an Operating Room Nurse for the Greater Boston, MA area. This hospital, near Interstate 93 and Interstate 95 will give you plenty of access to the beautiful and historic city of Boston, MA, access to the beach, access to the best eateries and museums in the Northeast! This is a 40 hours position for an experienced circulator. Our client seeks somebody who is exp...
Supplemental Health Care Baltimore, MD
Description: Tele, CSICU, NICU, CCU, Cardiac OR, Rad Oncology, Cath Lab, L&D, ER, CVSICU, OR, Oncology, Pedi, Pedi ER, PACU, PICU, Endo RN's needed in Baltimore ASAP 13 week contract, 36-40 hours per week $1000 bonus at completion of contract Full health benefits: Medical/Vision/Dental, 401k savings plan, Verizon Wireless discount! Please call Kari Ann at (716) 541-2684 or email me at kbonif...
Dean Health System Dodgeville, WI
Dean Clinic is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in the country. Established in 1904 and headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Dean provides medical and health services through a network of clinics located throughout Southern Wisconsin. At Dean, we are committed to improving the health of our community and being one of the best providers of healthcare in the country. Our go...
Sutter Health Greater Sacramento Area, CA
Description On any given day, Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) touches the lives of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to our patient's home - where most people chose to receive their care. Sutter Care at Home is one of the largest not-for-profit home health care and hospice agencies in Northern California. Founded in 1906, SCAH is committed to compassion and excellence through ...
Supplemental Health Care Rochester, NY
Description: Specialty RN's needed in Rochester and throughout NY to fill openings in the ICU, ER, PACU, OR, PCU, M/S, and Tele Needs open daily 13 week assignments Up to a $1,000 completion bonus Days or Nights based on needs Please contact Jason Bernas 716-541-2629 or email ***** **Resumes submitted will be considered first**...
DaVita Southgate, MI, 48195
We love our patients. We think you will, too. Excel as the superior nurse, mentor and clinical expert you are-and have a dramatic impact on the lives of our patients and their families. In this vital role, you will coordinate ESRD patient care and services (trend lab values, track metrics on vital signs, weight, outcome management, etc.). You will provide the highest level of care to our patients...
Great River Health Systems Burlington, IA, 52601
Delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation in coordination with other health team members. Effectively interacts with the patient, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining high standards of professional nursing. Provides high quality care to the following patient populations: Adult cardia...
Our client, a leading provider of home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services is seeking a full-time, Monday-Friday experienced registered home care nurse for a great long term contract or TtoP opportunity. You will service the communities of Walpole, Wrentham, Norfolk and Plainville. Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Mass. A minimum of one year experien...
Supplemental Health Care Toledo, OH
Description: Supplemental Healthcare is currently partnered with several renowned hospitals in and around the Toledo, OH area, in search of experienced Med Surg and Telemetry Nurses for lucrative contract assignments. These are full time, 36 hours per week contract opportunities, with day and night shift options. Contracts will vary in length between 8 and 13 weeks with possible extensions. Sup...
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Registered Nurse (RN)
$42,848.00 - $83,200.00
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Registered Nurse (RN)
Promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.
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Clinical Lab Testing
Records patient statistics by measuring and recording height/length and weight, blood pressure, and pulse.
Directs and supervises less skilled nursing or health care personnel; supervises a particular unit.
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