Summary Registered Nurse (R.N.) in the Northeast Region
Find key facts and figures about working as a registered nurse (R.N.). The following information is applicable to all Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 31301).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses provide direct nursing care to patients, deliver health education programs and provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to the practice of nursing. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centres, doctors' offices, clinics, community agencies, companies, private homes and public and private organizations or they may be self-employed.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in the Northeast Region
advertised in the Northeast Region
- Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions
- Assist in surgery and other medical procedures
- Collaborate to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care
- Conduct disease screening
- Deliver health education programs
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