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Job Titles

Adult Day-Care Activities Director Emergency Care Nurse Operating Room Nurse
Assisted Living Director Field Care Coordinator Palliative Care Nurse
Certified Operating Room Nurse Geriatrics Nurse Pediatric Nurse
Charge Nurse Group Home Activity Coordinator Preoperative Nurse
Chief Nurse Executive Hospice Nurse Private Duty Nurse
Childbirth Educator Neuroscience Nurse Referral Specialist
Clinical Project Coordinator Nurse Anesthetist Rehabilitation Nurse
Colon Therapist Nurse Educator Renal Nurse
Communication Aids Sales Rep. Nurse Manager Research Nurse
Community Health Educator Nurse Midwife Retirement Community Manager
Community Health Nurse Nurse Practitioner Retirement Complex Administrator
Coordinator of a Methadone Clinic Infant Mortality Educator Staff Nurse
Critical Care Nurse Obstetrics and Gynecology Nurse School Nurse
Day Rehabilitation Nurse Occupational Health Nurse Transplantation Nurse
Director of Maternal Child Health Office Nurse Wound Care Nurse
Director of Psychiatric Services Oncology Nurse

Personal Characteristics to be Successful

Analytical Emotional stability Patient
Calm Empathetic Persistent
Compassionate Friendly Responsible
Detail oriented Helpful Strong
Dependable Intelligent Sympathetic
Decisive Mathematical competence Understanding
Efficient Organized

Workplace Skills

Administer medication and injections
Assess and record symptoms, reactions, and progress
Assist patients in recovery and rehabilitation
Carry out doctor's orders
Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
Develop treatment plans
Dress wounds
Explain medical treatment procedures to patients
Follow orders quickly and accurately
Formulate care plans, then execute and evaluate their effectiveness
Instruct patients about medications and special diets
Maintain records
Operate sophisticated medical equipment
Perform basic lab tests

Perform health screenings, tests, and procedures
Prepare patients for exams and assist with exams
Provide emergency care
Possess good judgment
Recognize physiological changes in patient's conditions
Record vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, and pulse rate)
Remove sutures
Take electrocardiograms
Take medical history
Work with the ill
Work under pressure

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Travel Nursing Jobs: If you're looking for an exciting career opportunity, a travel nurse job is the right choice for you.

ICU Nursing jobs: Offers career resources to aide critical nurses in their search for jobs. Resources include job search, resume posting, interviewing tips.

Great Nurse: Job classifieds, free to Nurses and Employers, discussion, interactive calendar.

NationJob Nursing Page: National, regional, state and local internet job board.

Net Temps - Healthcare: Jobs and resume service.

Healthcare Recruitment: Searchable database of Nursing and allied health jobs. A Job Board for Nurses.

Nursing Jobs Online: Employment listings for nurses.

Nursing Job Source: Nursing jobs and nurse industry jobs.

Trustaff: Nationwide travel assignments, local contract opportunities, and nationwide permanent placements.

Career Resources

Health Care Source: Careers site for the health care industry.

Onward Healthcare: Onward Healthcare lists the requirements for a travel nursing career, as well as the benefits and how to get started

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