Registered Nurse



Registered Nurse

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Occupation Description

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. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists.

Typical Job Duties

Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
Administer non-intravenous medications.
Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
Direct healthcare delivery programs.
Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
Immunize patients.

Washington Pay Range $25.36 – 53.27/hr

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