A registered nurse holds a national licence to work as a nurse and usually works for the council or a professional body requiring this licence.
As a Registered Nurse you will need to have completed your nursing training and any relevant qualifications and work experience but because you are classed as a registered nurse you may now work for the local council in a council run organisation.
A nurse needs to have a caring attitude but someone who is very practical and open minded especially as will be dealing with a variety of different people at any one time. A nurse needs to have excellent communication and listening skills.
If you are in the process of applying for a job, please see the below CV example which you can use as a guide:
Related: Registered Nurse Cover Letter
Registered Nurse CV Example
I am a professional and hardworking registered nurse with a current license to practice as a registered nurse. I enjoy working in nursing and have a wide variety of skills and experience.
I like to learn new skills and keeping my nursing skills up to date at all times as I feel this is important to keep on top and be as experienced as possible. I feel that I have excellent communication skills and I am able to listen carefully to my patients needs and requirements.
I am self motivated and dedicated to my profession and looking to be the best on my specialist section. I am keen to work hard in everything I do.
Date to Date or To Date – Registered Nurse– Where?
In my role as a Registered Nurse, I specialise in dealing with a variety of patients on my ward. My responsibilities include:
Seeing patients and assessing their health needs
Assessing medication in conjunction with the doctor or specialist/consultant
Ward rounds with the doctor on call
Discuss range of services and treatment suitable to each patient
Provide advice and support to in and out patients
Follow up on any tests taken for patients and ensure the patient knows any results and follow up treatment.
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Apart from the nursing qualifications and experience that you have already done, think about what other skills and abilities that you have. Any training that they could be interested in?
Any IT skills for any paperwork, records that you may be required to do whilst on duty.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.