For any of your health issues, whenever you visit hospital, homecare or medical clinic or after any accident or illness, or even when you call a healthcare online, the first person you will interact is the nurse. Currently, over 377,191 registered nurses are practising live in the UK.
In the UK, the nursing profession have given three designations on the basis of the work they do and the province they are in. Those designations are the Registered Nurses (RNs), Advanced Practitioners and Managers (Nurse). Based on these provinces and its features in the profession, here I have listed 10 best nursing career jobs in the UK.
Nurse anaesthetist administers anaesthesia patients. They are highly advance skilled nurses who work with the surgeons, anaesthesiologists, podiatrists and dentists to safely administer anaesthesia medications before major procedure. There average annual income is around £73,000.
Usually, Chief nursing officers are important executives in the healthcare system and responsible for administrative works like leadership, strategic planning, senior nurse management in a health care organisation. These nurses develop means of improving patient care and staff relations, manage daily operations in the workplace, recruit and retain nurses, maintain regulations and compliance even develop nursing policies.
These nurses must complete graduation in nursing and must be certified by the NHS and the organisation of employment. There average annual income is around £65000.
A midwife provides primary care to women and varied healthcare related to family planning advice, gynaecological exams and assistance in labour and delivery, prenatal care and neonatal care. Midwives often works on unpredictable hours due to unpredictable nature of childbirth even at patient’s home. Usually, there average annual income is £58,100.
A legal nurse consultant works in a law office or from their homes for government agencies, private corporations or insurance companies. They are registered nurse specialised in CLNC training to consult on medical related lawsuits combined with at least three years of working experience.
These nurses research, assist discovery, review medical records, identify standards of care, locate expert witness and prepare reports and summaries. There average annual income is around £44780 to £57670.
Orthopaedic Nurse provides care for patients suffering from musculoskeletal ailments like arthritis and joint replacement. They educate patients on these disorders and different self-care and support systems available. These nurses annual income is around £46,000.
Paediatric Endocrinology Nurse deals with the young children suffering from illness and disorders of the endocrine system. They educate parents and children on the physical and sexual development issues related to endocrine system. There average annual income is around £45,000.
A nurse practitioner provides basic preventive health care if necessary, primary and specialty care to patients. Common areas of specialty for these practitioners are family practice, women’s health, acute health, paediatrics and gerontology and others. There average annual income is £40,000.
Gerontological Nurse practitioner holds specialised advanced degrees on geriatrics. They diagnose and manage patients for long-term and on debilitating conditions providing regular assessments for patient’s family. This nursing job needs special attention with comforting bedside manner for their elderly patients. There average annual income is around £45,000.
Neonatal nurse care for sick and/or premature new born babies along with consultation for the newborn’s family at the critical period. There average annual income is £34,500.
Clinical Nurse Specialist develops uniform standards for quality care. They work together with staff nurses to ensure that those standards are met. These nursing professionals must complete Masters in Nursing Degrees expertise on populations, settings diseases, specific health problems like paediatrics, geriatrics, critical care, emergency room, women’s health, diabetes, oncology, psychiatric and rehabilitation.
Usually, it needs a strong managerial skills and an ability to foresee potential staff/ patient conflicts. There average annual income is £32,500.
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