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You might hire a registered nurse to:

  • Manage patient intake and collect health histories
  • Assess patient vital signs and coordinate care

  • Educate patients and their loved ones about diagnoses, medications, and care regimens

  • Consult with physicians to develop and deliver care plans
  • Populate and maintain Electronic Health Records (EHR)




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Required Skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) or associate degree in Nursing (ASN) or equivalent
Empathy and a desire to help others
Current, unencumbered nursing license Prior clinical experience
Basic life support (BLS) certification
Precision and attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication skills Critical thinking and problem solving abilities
High level of discretion and good judgement Ability to speak more than one language