Registered Nurse

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Practices collaboratively to assess and meet the health care needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. Provide skilled nursing care, coordinate care of patients in hospital and community. May supervise other caregivers.

Nurse Practitioners practice independently, prescribe drugs, order screening and diagnostic tests, and perform minor surgical and invasive procedures

Outlook

Good

Wage

Low: $20.25
Median: $38.00
High: $42.00

Places of Employment

Hospitals, home care, personal care homes, community, public health, governments, large corporations, schools, and doctor’s offices.

Nurse Practitioners – Primary care acute care, emergency rooms, long term care and home care.

Regulated

Yes

Regulated Occupation Name

Registered Nurse

Hours

Full time, commonly part time, irregular hours, shift work