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Registered Nurses

Provide and coordinate patient care, and educate and support patients and families.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$48.19 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  9%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Treat patients using psychological therapies.
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Job Title Examples:

Charge Nurse
Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN)
Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse)

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