Occupation Information for Registered Nurses in 53207 within 50 miles.

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description

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

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Currently Employed: 64,590

Projected Annual Job Openings: 3,670

Typical Hourly Wage: $33.09 - $44.00

Typical Annual Salary: $68,820 - $91,520

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry:Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation:No work experience

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation:No on-the-job training

typical job duties
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Provide health care, first aid, immunizations, or assistance in convalescence or rehabilitation in locations such as schools, hospitals, or industry.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Perform administrative or managerial functions, such as taking responsibility for a unit's staff, budget, planning, or long-range goals.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs, medical devices, or other forms of treatment, such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
tools & technology
Tools:
  • Acute care fetal or maternal monitoring units
  • Electrosurgical or electrocautery equipment
  • Endoscopic hemostatic balloons or needles or tubes or accessories
  • Medical or surgical suction or vacuum appliances
  • Peripherally inserted central catheters PICC
Technology:
  • Cloud-based data access and sharing software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Electronic mail software
  • Human resources software
  • Medical software