A registered nurse is a professional that is responsible for supporting physicians in treating and caring for their sick, disabled, or injured patients. You will assess and monitor patients’ conditions, administer medication, and advise patients on how to best manage their health.
From graduation to seven years’ experience, a registered nurse earns between $60,000 – $83,000 a year.
Registered nurses usually work 40 hours a week, sometimes with irregular hours including afterhours, nights, and weekends.
Becoming a registered nurse requires 3 years of training.
Meet Awhi Kingi a Rural Registered Nurse working in Ohakune. In this video, you will hear more about Awhi’s journey into her career as a rural nurse and why she loves working in rural New Zealand.