Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

The role and function of a Nurse includes the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Diagnose patients
  • Identify care requirements
  • Understand patients' needs
  • Ensure patient satisfaction
  • Prepare patients for examinations
  • Plan and perform routine diagnostic checks
  • Monitor and record patient’s condition
  • Document patient's progress
  • Treat medical emergencies
  • Administer nursing workloads
  • Adhere to laws, rules and regulations
  • Help with administrative tasks wen needed
  • Follow care regulations and standards

Note that this is not an exhaustive list of Nurse duties and responsibilities. Job functions for specific Nurse roles may vary, depending on the industry and type of employer.

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