Pediatric Nurse

Lauren Andrew

Facts

Preforms things such as

  • cares for infants through late teens
  • checks for injuries and illnesses
  • physical examinations
  • checking vital signs
  • taking blood, urine and orders diagnostic tests


Working Conditions

  • doctors offices
  • hospitals
  • clinics
  • surgical centers
  • schools

Salary

The salary for a pediatric nurse is usually 48,000-68,000. If experienced they could receive up to 100,000 annually.


Education

To become a pediatric nurse you have to receive a certification as a registered nurse (RN), And then move on to get your bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN). This can be done fully at a 4-year university or you could attend a community college for two years to receive your RN and then transfer to get your BSN.



http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/career/147/pediatric_nurse



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