Career Information

Skills Needed   Typical Job Duties   Work Locations   Personality Traits
Critical thinking

Compassion

Caring

Detail-oriented

Organized

Focused

Patience

Ability to communicate

Time Management
  Give patients medications
and treatments
Observe and assess
patients
Document findings
Operate and monitor
medical equipment
Help perform
diagnostic tests
Teach patients and their
families
Follow physician’s orders
Use computers
Work with the
interdisciplinary team
  Hospitals

Clinics

Physician Offices

Mental Health Facilities

Long-Term Care Facilities

Home Health Care Services

Schools

Prisons

Summer Camps
  Caring

Works well with others

Responds appropriately to
stressful situations

Professional

Inquisitive nature

Knowledgeable of math
and science

Self-motivated
             
Related Job Titles   Related VGCC Majors   N.C. Salary Ranges   More Information
Nurse

Registered Nurse
  Associate in Applied
Science Options:

Radiography

Human Services Technology

Medical Assisting

Pharmacy Technology
  Low (10%)
$54,328/year

Median (50%)
$64,690/year

High (90%)
$80,339/year
  North Carolina
Board of Nursing
www.ncbon.org

National Council
State Boards of Nursing
www.ncsbn.org

North Carolina
Nurses Association
www.ncnurses.org

North American
Technician Excellence
www.natex.org