Registered Nursing Tsehay Kefyalew – West Los Angeles College
Job DescriptionRegistered Nursing (RN) is a interesting job to have if you like helping people. You have to have a lot of energy to keep up with this job.
Job DescribtionRegistered nursing is the largest health care job with about 2 million jobs so far. Also, it is one of the 10 occupations projected to have the largest numbers of new jobs.
Work EnvironmentThe rooms in the hospital are well-light, comfortable place to be.
Work EnvironmentHowever some patients can’t get out of there beds so you might have to go over to there houses.
Work EnvironmentWhat you would wear being a registered nurse is scrubs. Also, since they are standing up most of the time, they would wear comfortable walking shoes.
Duties and TasksThis job is very demanding but the tasks you need to be able to do is pretty easy. You have to:• Be patient• Kind to the patients• Have a lot of energy/ be alert
Education & Training Required In all States, students must graduate from a nursing program and pass a national licensing examination to obtain a nursing license.
The Benefits of Being a RegisteredNurseWhen you become a Registered Nurse you get some skills like:• You become much more caring• You are understanding and considerate• You are also more active
Technical SkillsTechnical skills you would use working as a registered nurse is:• Communication skills• Physical Fitness• Adaptation to hard situations
Tools and Equipment UsedRegistered nurses use tools such as:• Stethoscopes• Scissors• Thermometer
Professional AssociataionsSome of the professional associations are: Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CAN California Association of Nurse Anesthetists (CANA
SalaryThe average salary you get a year is:• $84,000You would usually get paid around $31.10 an hour
Work CitedRegistered Nurse information:http://www.umsl.edu/services/govdocs/ooh20002001/71.htmhttp://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1141.00http://www.allnursingschools.com/nursing-careers/registered- nursing/registered-nursing-jobhttp://www.myplan.com/careers/registered-nurses/summary-29- 1111.00.html?sid=3dd4dff1ee9e3f84b0a00cbb098007fa