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Nurses

Nurses provide general and/or specialised nursing care for the sick, injured and others in need of such care, assist medical doctors with their tasks and work with other healthcare professionals and within teams of healthcare workers. They advise on and teach nursing practice.

£31,489

Median Salary

New workers start around £13,212. Normal pay is £31,489 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £47,709.

Daily Tasks

  • Delivers lectures and other forms of formal training relating to nursing practice.
  • Plans, manages, provides and evaluates nursing care services for patients, supervises the implementation of nursing care plans.
  • Advises on nursing care, disease prevention, nutrition, etc. and liaises with hospital board/ management on issues concerning nursing policy.
  • Plans duty rotas and organises and directs the work and training of ward and theatre nursing staff.
  • Participates in the preparation for physical and psychological treatment of mentally ill patients.
  • Monitors patient.
  • Manages own case load.
  • Assists medical doctors and works with other healthcare professionals to deal with emergencies and pre-planned treatment of patients.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Monitoring
  • Writing
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Mathematics
  • Science

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