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Enrolled Nurse
Provides nursing care to patients in a variety of health, aged care, welfare and community settings under the supervision of Registered Nurses. Registration or licensing is required.
Training time 1.5 - 2.5 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,188
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 4,100

What does an Enrolled Nurse do?

  • assessing, planning and implementing nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as administering medications, and monitoring responses to treatments and care plans
  • assisting Registered Nurses and other team members to coordinate and evaluate care provided
  • promoting and assisting in health education activities for the prevention of ill health
  • bathing, feeding, changing and settling newborn infants
  • providing advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants

Specialisations

  • Medical Assistant (Defence)

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