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Occupation

Registered Nurses

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Also known as

Director of Nursing (DON), Emergency Department RN (Emergency Department Registered Nurse), Oncology RN (Oncology Registered Nurse), Staff Nurse, Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN), Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse), Charge Nurse, School Nurse, Registered Nurse (RN), Public Health Nurse (PHN)

Education

The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Associate's degree

Demand

Minnesota

Demand 5 / 5
10-Year Growth 12.4%
10-Year Openings 49,007

Wages

People in this occupation tend to earn between $32.66 to $45.62 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.

Licensing Information

The state of Minnesota may require a license to work in this career.

Certification Information

Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.

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