Highest paying Nursing jobs
Emergency Room Nursing
To work in ER you should have good knowledge on both the medical and remedial aspect of health care. You must be good at basic and advanced life support. Ability to render prompt nursing care in emergency conditions like cardiac arrest, stroke, sepsis and trauma can save the life of your victims. ER nurses should have excellent assessment and time management skills. They should also be able to multitask and remain calm in a crisis.
Critical Care Nursing
Critical care areas include the intensive care units that are adult, pediatric and neonatal. It include both medical and surgical care units and areas like burn unit. Regardless of the area you work in, critical care nursing involves caring for patients who are seriously ill.
Operation Room Nursing
A scrub nurse may prepare the operating room including laying out and organizing instruments. They also assess the patient once they arrive in the operating room prior to the start of the surgical procedure. They may help prepare the patient including attaching equipment and monitors. During the procedure, scrub nurses may pass instruments to the surgeon and monitor the patient during the procedure. Circulating nurses may ensure all patient paperwork is completed, such as consent forms. Circulating nurses may also replenish surgical supplies as needed during the procedure. After the procedure, they may verify instrument count and complete charting. Skilled OR nurses have better salary than a RN who is working in medical or surgical wards and out patient department
Labor and delivery Nursing
There is a huge demand for experienced L&D staff through out the world. If you compare payment, it is much higher than many other clinical areas. You need to prove your skill and decision making capacity to become a successful L&D nurse
Pros and Cones
All these years I was working as a critical care nurse for Neonatal and pediatric population. I really enjoyed working in these areas. Though it is tiring and stressful it will give an amazing feeling, when some one come back to a life through our hands. Cheers to all the nurses…..