Job Name

Registered Nurses

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. Include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Exclude nursing instructors. [SOC] In a study of exposure to antineoplastic drugs in nursing and pharmacy areas, 3 of 68 urine samples were positive for one drug. The comet assay did not detect any genetic damage. [PMID 20881620]

Category

Health

SOC Code

29-1111

Synonyms

Nurses

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