There is a job for you!
Registered Nurses jobs are available right here in Chickasha. Nursing will be one of the
top 10 fastest growing professions in the United States in the next decade, according to
the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Nursing Career
is filled with endless personal and professional rewards. As a nurse you are choosing to
spend your life helping others, using skills that blend scientific knowledge with compassion
and caring. There are few professions that offer such a rewarding combination of high tech
for intellectual stimulation and high touch that brings out the best in our compassion and
Nurses are the largest single component of any hospital staff - the primary providers of
hospital patient care.
With the aging population growing steadily, this translates into continuing job opportunities.
What do nurses do?
Nursing is a blend of science and technology with the art of caring and compassion. Every
day on the job nurses use the science they learned in nursing school. And, when employed,
they take continuing education courses on a regular basis to keep up with the latest in the
medical and nursing sciences. Nurses work closely with doctors and other health care
professionals, and serve as the advocates for patients and families.
Ongoing advances in technology - which are helping people live longer, healthier lives -
have made nursing even more rewarding. Nurses perform the following functions:
: Nurses gather information about the patient's physical condition,
emotional state, lifestyle, family, hopes, fears, etc.
: Nurses identify the patient's problems or needs, which often are emotional or
spiritual, as well as physical.
: Nurses find ways to address these problems and set specific goals for
improvement. Whenever possible, nurses encourage patients to participate in planning their
: The nursing plan is put into effect. For example, nurses administer
medications and treatments, and teach patients how to care for themselves.
: Nurses regularly review the results of the plan and make adjustments when
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