Registered Nurse

Career Overview

Career Overview

$72,000
median salary
3+
million jobs nationwide in 2018
371,500
approximate # of new jobs by 2028
List item iconAssess and assist with diagnosing patients.
List item iconHelp doctors create long-term care plans.
List item iconSpecialize in critical care, neonatal, rehabilitation, or many other areas.
List item iconAnalyze and help report lab test results.
List item iconProvide education to patients and their families.
List item iconUse a wide range of diagnostic medical equipment.

What It Takes

You’d be hard pressed to find a career with more opportunities than a registered nurse (RN). With outstanding career mobility and the chance to help people in need, it’s a great fit for men and women who feel called to serve others.

A Kind Heart

RNs help people who are struggling with health issues, so if you’re kind and patient, this might be a great career path.

A Willingness to Learn

As a nurse, you’re always learning new things: new treatments, medications, and equipment.

Good Cardio

You might not realize it, but nurses are constantly on the move—and almost never off their feet. Being in shape definitely helps.

Problem-Solving Skills

Sometimes, patients know something’s wrong but can’t pinpoint the issue. That’s where your problem-solving skills come into play.

Self-Discipline

Many people count on nurses to be consistent and detail-oriented. That takes lots of self-discipline. 

Career Progression

Career Progression

Step 1
Get your nursing degree
Step 2
Pass NCLEX-RN exam
Step 3
Receive your state RN license
Step 4
Continue education to become an NP

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Parkview Health is a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving a northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio population of more than 895,000. With more than 13,000 employees, we’re the region’s largest employer.
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