Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Sample of reported job titles:
Cardiac Interventional Care Nurse, Charge Nurse, Preceptor, Progressive Care Unit RN (Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse), Staff Nurse
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How much education does a new hire need to perform a job in this occupation? Respondents said:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data
external site and 2021-2031 employment projections
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