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A nurse's job is to promote, maintain, and assist patients to obtain or recover their optimum level of comfort and well-being. In a hospital, a nurse may help a doctor with procedures, administer medications, do patient assessments, or assist patients with bathing, eating, and other activities of daily living. A nurse will often work with the patient and the family to educate them about the nature of an illness or disease, about how to best promote a quick recovery, and about how to prevent a recurrence.

Bettie Biehn, CPRW
(703) 836-8417
414 E. Custis Ave.
Alexandria, VA
 
Shirley Bliss,CPRW, CEIP, CPCC
(301) 919-9907
3310 N. Leisure World Blvd., #803
Silver Spring, MD
 
Spencer Stuart
(202) 756-3793
1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Randstad
(202) 833-2660
1025 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 717
Washington, DC

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Darren Cox, CPRW, CPCC
(202) 641-0879
9311 Fordsville Court
Clinton, MD
 
Avery Webster, CPRW
(301) 254-6173
PO Box 6440
Largo, MD
 
Spencer Stuart Washington
(202) 638-8732
1455 Pennsylvania Ave Nw # 200
Washington, DC

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A F G E Local 1092
(202) 561-2700
Bolling Afb
Washington, DC
 
Wisdom & Williams
(202) 457-0617
910 17TH St NW
Washington, DC

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Nurse Jobs

By Ann LeSuer-Collins
R.N. and Midwife

Choosing a career as a nurse can be exciting and rewarding. There is no better feeling than knowing you are helping others. Not only are nurses always in demand, they are also paid well, with the pay level being commensurate with their education level. Being a nurse offers work options other than working in a hospital setting. The nursing field includes a vast selection of work settings, such as school nursing, community health nursing, doctor's offices, long-term care facilities, and public health settings, to name a few. Before you choose a career as a nurse, you should be aware of the skills and education needed.

What Does a Nurse Do

A nurse's job is to promote, maintain, and assist patients to obtain or recover their optimum level of comfort and well-being. In a hospital, a nurse may help a doctor with procedures, administer medications, do patient assessments, or assist patients with bathing, eating, and other activities of daily living. A nurse will often work with the patient and the family to educate them about the nature of an illness or disease, about how to best promote a quick recovery, and about how to prevent a recurrence. Also, a nurse often teaches skills, such as caring for wounds or giving injections, which a patient or a caretaker needs to learn prior to hospital discharge.

The pace of a nurse's day, as well as the skills needed, will vary depending on the setting in which a nurse works. A nurse working in a...

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