Sample 1 - State of California

Occupation Profile


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Registered Nurses*
(SOC Code : 29-1111)
in California

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Include advance practice nurses such as: nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Advanced practice nursing is practiced by RNs who have specialized formal, post-basic education and who function in highly autonomous and specialized roles.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Associate degree .

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Occupational Wages[Top]
Wages for this occupation in California are not available.

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 2020251,800306,10054,30021.69,980

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
School Nurse Services CredentialCalifornia Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Certification Assignment and Waivers
www.ctc.ca.gov
Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Certificate (NPF)Department of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Nurse Midwife Furnishing Certificate (NMF)Department of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Clinical Nurse SpecialistDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Nurse AnesthetistDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Nurse MidwifeDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Nurse PractitionerDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Nurse, RegisteredDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Psychiatric/Mental Health NurseDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov
Public Health NurseDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Board of Registered Nursing
www.rn.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,67561.1%
Employment Services 6,7267.8%
Offices of Physicians 63,2185.7%
Outpatient Care Centers 7,5473.4%
Home Health Care Services 4,1283.3%
Nursing Care Facilities 2,5583.2%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 17,3871.4%
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals 1,3361.3%
Other Hospitals 1461.3%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Critical Care Nursing.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Nursing Administration.

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