Nursing

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Addictions Treatment
  • Childbirth Educator
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Diabetes Educator
  • Emergency/Trauma Nurse
  • Family Practice Nurse
  • Health Educator
  • Healthcare Administrator*
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Hospital Nurse
  • Maternal/Infant Nurse
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nurse Anesthesiologist*
  • Nurse Practitioner*
  • Nursing Administrator*
  • Nursing Home Nurse
  • Occupational Health/ Industrial Nurse
  • Oncology Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Phone Triage Nurse
  • Physician Assistant*
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Research
  • School Nurse
  • Surgical Nurse
  • Teaching/Professor*

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Colleges & Universities
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Home Health Care Agencies
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Research Facilities
  • Residential Care Facilities
  • Schools (K-12 and Colleges)
  • Social Service Agencies

Minnesota Employers

  • Allina Health System
  • CentraCare Health Systems
  • Children's Hospitals and Clinics of MN
  • Custom Care
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Park Nicollet
  • Rivers Edge Hospital & Clinic
  • St. Joseph Medical Center
  • St. Lucas Care Center
  • University of Minnesota Physicians
  • VA Hospital

Salary and Outlook

$45,000-$63,000
*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbooks

Skills and Traits

  • Compassion
  • Communication skills
  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Detail oriented
  • Emotional stability
  • Flexibility
  • Good judgment
  • Independent
  • Organizational skills
  • Patience
  • Physical stamina
  • Precise
  • Responsible
  • Stress management
  • Willing to work irregular hours
  • Work well under pressure