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Registered Nurses

About the job

Registered Nurses (RN) are on the front lines of patient care. If you enjoy caring for people, and if you like detail-oriented work and making decisions, this career might be for you.

What you'll do

As an RN, you’ll be:

  • Working on teams with other healthcare professionals
  • Recording patients’ medical histories and symptoms
  • Performing diagnostic tests
  • Administering treatments and medications
  • Operating medical equipment
  • Monitoring and counseling patients

Interests

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Caregiving

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Communication and Collaboration

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Problem Solving

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Registered Nurses

Statistics By Region

Lake Charles Alexandria Shreveport Monroe Baton Rouge Lafayette Houma New Orleans

* For this career, it’s recommended that you have this type of education.

* Ratings based on data collected from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Where regional data is not available, state data is shown.