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Home health nurse

Job Title and Job Description

Home health nurse

I work as a home health nurse and visit people in their homes. I like the opportunity to help people.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Nurses can work in any medical setting, such as doctors‘ offices, hospitals, schools, shelters, nursing homes, etc. You can become a nurse practitioner

What new technology will be important?

One example is computerized heart monitors that can be used at home. Results are read over an online connection by medical staff.

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

School of Nursing

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

I recommend going to a four-year college and earning a bachelor‘s degree in nursing, and then eventually a master‘s degree. You can earn more with higher degrees.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

Yes

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Athletic / Physical 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Bilingual 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Computer Technology 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Math 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantGiving medications 
Mechanical Understanding 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Sales and Negotiation 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Scientific and Experimental 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantTeaching patients 
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Understanding Yourself 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Writing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
 

Interview By: LE