Pediatric RN

Pediatric Registered Nurse

What Does A Pediatric RN Do?

A pediatric RN assistes the pediatrician by assessing the patients needs as well as providing initial patient care. Pediatric RN's also they provide the families with support during illness or injury as well as provide information about nutrition and healthy habits to families.

Work Environment?

Pediatric RN's can work in

  • Doctors offices
  • Immunization centers
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Care Centers.

Required Education?

To become a pediatric RN you need to graduate from a undergraduate nursing program. And pass a national liscensing exam before practicing.

The Following Institutons That Offer Undergraduate Nursing Program:

  • Grand Canyon University: $82,500
  • Devry University: $306 per credit hour (120 credits needed to graduate)
  • Southern New Hampshire University: Could'nt find it

Average Salary of a Pediatric RN

The State annual average salary for a Pediatric RN in Texas is $60,381.

The National annual average salary is $62,682.

Equipment and Supplies Used:

The equimpment and supplies may very depending on what kind of Pediatric nurse you are and what that job in conters but most of the basic stuff you use is the following:

  • Thermometer
  • Stethescope
  • Otoscope
  • Othalmoscope

Why A Pediatric RN?

I want to become a pediatric RN because, i want to help young children and babies stay healthy. I want to be the help they might need. i want to help the parents know proper nutrition when caring for babies and young children