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Registered Nurse

Job Description:

Registered Nurses treat patients, educate patients, and provide advice and emotional support to patients family members. Many nurses specialize in one or more types of medicine, such as emergency care, hospice, labor and delivery, psychiatry, surgery, or wound care.

Personality Needed For The Job:

Caring, Calm, Observant, Responsible, Enjoy Interacting with people, and physically strong.

Cool Fact About This Job:

They get to prepare an operating room for a heart surgery!

Education requirement and skills needed:

Three major paths to a registered nurse are a bachelors degree, associates degree, and diploma. They must be able to direct or supervise others, correctly assess patients' conditions, and determine when consultation is required. They need emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.

Projected Job Growth:

Faster than Average (14% to 20%)

Companies that hire in this field:

HCR Manor-care, Kaiser Permanent, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Your Job:

If your wanting or planning to be a Registered Nurse make sure to have all the requirement skills to apply for the job!