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.
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What you Need to Know
- Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings
- Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software; FileMaker Pro; Microsoft Access
- Electronic mail software — IBM Notes; Microsoft Exchange; Microsoft Outlook
- Medical software — Epic Systems; Healthcare common procedure coding system HCPCS; Henry Schein Dentrix; Medical condition coding software
- Office suite software — Google Drive; Microsoft Office
- Word processing software — Google Docs; Microsoft Word