registered nurses work as part of team of physicians and other health care people. Nurses have many responsibilities they have to give patients their medicine and treatments, they also have to operate and monitor medical equipment . nurses have to work well under stress because they deal with human suffering and other stressful things.
Hours/ working schedule
Nurses have a very hectic working schedule, they are always on call at any time of day. If a nurse works in a hospital they will have patients that need 24- hour care. nurses may have to work nights, weekends, and even holidays. office, occupational health, and public health nurses are more likely to work regular business hours
Most registered nurses work in well-lit, comfortable healthcare facilities. Home health and public health nurses travel to patients' homes, schools, community centers, and other sites. or the may work in hospitals, physicians' offices, home healthcare services, and nursing care facilities. They also work in correctional facilities, summer camps, and with the military.
most registered nurses get $31.10 an hour and get $64,690 a year
Most nurses usually take one of three education paths: a bachelor's of science degree in nursing , an associate’s degree in nursing , or a diploma from an approved nursing program. Registered nurses must also be licensed.
They would need critical thinking skill. registered nurses must be able to assess changes in the health state of patients, including when to take corrective action and when to make referrals. they need compassion nurses need to be caring and sympathetic , no one needs a grouchy nurse, Nurses also need organizational skills
Some jobs related to nursing might be radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, medical assistant, surgical tech, paramedic and EMT. There are many jobs in the medical field you can do. there are over a 1000 different jobs you can do other then nursing.
Job outlook/ growth
the employment of becoming a registered nurse is going to grow 26 % between now and 2020, thats faster then any occupation. Growth will occur primarily because of technological advancements, permitting a greater number of health problems to be treated; an increased emphasis on preventive care; and the large, aging baby boomer population who will demand more healthcare services as they live longer and more active lives than previous generation