Registered Nurse ANZSCO

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/registered-nurses?occupationCode=2544

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Registered Nurses provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities, and in the community.

 

Requisite Education:

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

Registration or licensing is required.

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • working in consultation with other Health Professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • supervising and coordinating the work of Enrolled Nurses and other health care workers

 

254411 Nurse Practitioner ANZSCO

Provides advanced and extended nursing care to patients, such as ordering diagnostic tests, undertaking diagnosis and health assessments, prescribing patient care management, medicines and therapies, as authorised in relevant nursing legislation, and referring to specialist Medical Practitioners and other Health Professionals in a range of health, welfare and community settings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to the elderly in community settings, residential aged care facilities, retirement villages and health care facilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisation:

  • Registered Nurse (Gerontology)

 

254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to children from birth to school age and their families with an emphasis on the prevention, early detection of, and early intervention in, physical, emotional and social problems affecting children and their families such as assistance with parentcraft, immunisation and developmental milestones. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisation:

  • Plunket Nurse (NZ)

 

254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care, health counselling, screening and education to individuals, families and groups in the wider community with a focus on patient independence and health promotion. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisations:

  • Registered Nurse (Health Education and Promotion)
  • Registered Nurse (Public Health)
  • Registered Nurse (School Nurse)

 

254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to critically ill patients and patients with unstable health following injury, surgery or during the acute phase of diseases, integrating new technological equipment into care in settings such as high dependency units, intensive care units, emergency departments or retrieval services. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisations:

  • Registered Nurse (Acute Care)
  • Registered Nurse (Emergency/Trauma)
  • Registered Nurse (High Dependency)
  • Registered Nurse (Neonatal Intensive Care)
  • Registered Nurse (Paediatric Intensive Care)

 

254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to people with intellectual and development disabilities in a range of health, welfare and community settings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Mental Retardation Nurse

 

254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to patients recovering from injury and illness, and assists and facilitates patients with disabilities to live more independently. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisation:

  • Registered Nurse (Rehabilitation)

 

254418 Registered Nurse (Medical) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to patients with conditions, such as infections, metabolic disorders and degenerative conditions, which require medical intervention in a range of health, aged care and community settings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) ANZSCO

Provides clinical care to patients, undertakes clinical organisation and practice administration, and facilitates communication within a general practice environment and between the practice and outside organisations and individuals. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Titles:

  • Practice Nurse
  • Primary Health Care Nurse (NZ)

 

254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to patients with mental health illness, disorder and dysfunction, and those experiencing emotional difficulties, distress and crisis in health, welfare and aged care facilities, correctional services and the community. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Psychiatric Nurse

Specialisations:

  • Psychopaedic Nurse (NZ)
  • Registered Nurse (Child and Adolescence Mental Health)
  • Registered Nurse (Drug and Alcohol)
  • Registered Nurse (Psychiatric Rehabilitation)
  • Registered Nurse (Psychogeriatric Care)

 

254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to patients before, during and immediately after surgery, assesses patients’ condition, plans nursing care for surgical intervention, maintains a safe and comfortable environment, assists Surgeons and Anaesthetists during surgery, and monitors patients’ recovery from anaesthetic, prior to return to, or discharge from, ward. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Operating Room Nurse

Specialisations:

  • Registered Nurse (Anaesthetic)
  • Registered Nurse (Operating Room)
  • Registered Nurse (Recovery)

 

254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to patients with injuries and illness that require surgical intervention. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) ANZSCO

Provides nursing care to children of all ages, including neonates, across a range of health and community settings with an emphasis on assessing children’s acute and ongoing needs while taking into account physical, social, cultural and family circumstances. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

254499 Registered Nurses nec ANZSCO

This occupation group covers Registered Nurses not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Occupations in this group include:

  • Aboriginal Health Nurse
  • Flight Nurse
  • Immunisation Nurse
  • Nursing Officer (Defence Forces)
  • Pathology Nurse
  • Radiology Nurse
  • Red Cross Blood Service Nurse
  • Registered Nurse (Infection Control)
  • Remote Area Nurse

 


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