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REGISTERED NURSES
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Occupation Description:
 
  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. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes “Nurse Anesthetists” (29-1151), “Nurse Midwives” (29-1161), and “Nurse Practitioners” (29-1171).
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Acute Care Nurses (ONET code: 29-1141.01)
 
  * Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (ONET code: 29-1141.02)
 
  * Critical Care Nurses (ONET code: 29-1141.03)
 
  * Clinical Nurse Specialists (ONET code: 29-1141.04)
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Associate degree
 
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License Authority for Nurse, Registered:  (License details)
 
  Department of Public Health
Health Care Systems Branch
Practitioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue
P.O.Box 340308
Hartford, CT   006134 -00308
(860) 509-7603
email: olpc.dph@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/dph/license

 
License Authority for School Nurse-Teacher:  (License details)
 
  State Department of Education
Division of Teaching & Learning
Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
165 Capitol Avenue, Room 243
P.O. Box 150471
Hartford, CT   006115 -00471
(860) 713-6969
email: teacher.cert@ct.gov
www.sde.ct.gov/sde/

 
License Authority for Nurse, Advanced Practice Registered:  (License details)
 
  Department of Public Health
Health Care Systems Branch
Practitioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue
P.O.Box 340308
Hartford, CT   006134 -00308
(860) 509-7603
email: olpc.dph@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/dph/license

 
License Authority for Retired Nurse - RN, APRN:  (License details)
 
  Department of Public Health
Health Care Systems Branch
Practitioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue
P.O.Box 340308
Hartford, CT   006134 -00308
(860) 509-7603
email: olpc.dph@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/dph/license

 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $81,441.00 $39.16 $30.74 $33.22 - $45.91
Bridgeport/Stamford $81,603.00 $39.23 $31.09 $33.26 - $45.47
Danbury $90,793.00 $43.65 $32.51 $36.76 - $51.19
Hartford $80,699.00 $38.80 $31.32 $33.38 - $45.15
New Haven $83,878.00 $40.32 $31.93 $34.13 - $47.09
New London/Norwich $80,425.00 $38.67 $29.29 $32.51 - $46.06
Waterbury $79,440.00 $38.19 $30.24 $32.67 - $45.06
Torrington $72,647.00 $34.93 $27.14 $29.29 - $39.14
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 34,380 37,540 0.8% 2,128
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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