Registered Nurse

 
Registered Nurse

Registered nurses (RNs) supervise a patient's nursing needs and work closely with physicians to ensure contiuum of care.
 
Educational Requirements: Associate’s/Bachelor’s Degree or diploma in Nursing
 
License Requirements: Successful passage of the NCLEX exam 
 
Typical Duties: The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with hospital standards and unit policies/procedures for the purpose of monitoring and evaluating patient functional status.
 

Learn More About a Career in Nursing

Access the OKlahoma Board of Nursing website for nursing programs and licensure information or visit Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Center to learn more about nursing as a profession.​