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.
Cardiac Care Unit Nurse (CCU Nurse), Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR), Charge Nurse, Coronary Care Unit Nurse (CCU Nurse), Emergency Department RN (Emergency Department Registered Nurse), Emergency Room Registered Nurse (ER RN), Endoscopy Registered Nurse (Endoscopy RN), Field Nurse, Flight Nurse, Geriatric Nurse, Home Health RN (Home Health Registered Nurse), Labor and Delivery Nurse, Medical RN (Medical Registered Nurse), Nurse, Oncology Nurse, Oncology RN (Oncology Registered Nurse), Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN), PACU Nurse (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse), PACU RN (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Registered Nurse), Pediatric RN (Pediatric Registered Nurse), Psychiatric RN (Psychiatric Registered Nurse), Relief Charge Nurse, RN Case Manager (Registered Nurse Case Manager), School Nurse, Staff Nurse, Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse), Surgical RN (Surgery Registered Nurse), Triage Nurse
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