How many hours does a pediatric nurse usually work a week?


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Hospital-based nurses, such as those in ped onc, typically work 8-12 hours per shift.

Four years to become a BS/RN and an additional year for the pediatric specialty.

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A nurse usually works in shifts of 12 hours at a time. They are usually on for three days, off for four days or on for four days, off for three days. They can work anywhere from 36 hours to 50 or more. There is a huge possibility of overtime in this position.

A pediatric nurse practitioner has a BS in Nursing, which takes four years, and an MS in nursing, which typically takes two to three years. Some NPs also have a Doctorate in Nursing Practice.

to become a pediatrician you have to have 11 to 12 years of college.

a nurse works anywhere between 8 to 10 hours a day74 hours

In the state of Florida, there is no mandate as to how many hours a nurse can work in a row. Legislation was introduced in 2006 to limit the number of hours that a nurse can work in a row but it did not pass.

it depends on which hospital you work at and what type of nurse you are

you can be an LPN (1-1.5yrs) RN (2yrs) BSN (4yrs) CRNP (2-3yrs after bsn). So I guess you have to be more specific in what kind of pediatric nursing you want to do? inpatient, outpatient, peds clin spec, peds floor nurse, school nurse, peds practitioner, etc.

A pediatric doctor is one who sees children, usually up until the age of 18. There are many different pediatric specialists that are paid different rates depending on their area of expertise. How much a pediatric doctor makes is also based on the area of the country that they work in.

It depends on the contract agreed.

Just depends sometimes Maby 10-12 hours

There are many characteristics of a nurse. Nurses are generally said to be very caring individuals that usually love people.

A pediatric doctor usually works around 45 years before retiring. Some doctors retire earlier than others. It is a matter of personal choice.

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I was looking through some info. on the net for school and I saw a web site that said 2-4 years in vermont.

A Pediatric Nurse provides preventative care as well as acute care in all types of settings to both adolescents and children. Work is performed in many different settings, including doctor's offices, hospitals, schools, emergency rooms, critical care facilities and intensive care units. The development and growth of children is well known by Pediatric Nurses and these particular nurses need to be highly skilled at communicating with patients and their parents, guardians or caregivers. There are some Pediatric Nurses who specialize in a pediatric area, such as dermatology, cardiology, oncology or gastroenterology. These specialty nurses have typically completed pediatric advanced training and work closely with doctors and other providers who share a common dedication to the health of children. A parent usually prefers for their children to be treated by pediatric specialists because children have many special healthcare needs. Children's bodies are continually growing and changing and many times react differently to illness, injury and medication. The primary care services of a Pediatric Nurse may include: 1. Performing health maintenance, including wellness exams and routine developmental exams2. Diagnosing and treating common illnesses in children3. Immunization delivery4. Performing school physicals Specialty and acute care services of a Pediatric Nurse may include: 1. Caring for those children who are critically, chronically or acutely ill. Performing thorough physical assessments3. Interpreting diagnostic and laboratory test results4. Ordering medication5. Performing therapeutic treatments In a nursing specialty, income varies based on experience, training and certifications. In 2009, the average annual salary for a Pediatric Nurse was just over $62,000 within the of range $56,000 and $68,000 with nurses having less than a year of experience earning $43,000 annually and for those with at least 20 years of experience earning $67,000 annually. Just like all nursing careers, the Pediatric Nurse demand is expected to greatly increase within the next ten years. The more experience, training and certifications a Pediatric Nurse has, the more demand will be seen for his or her skills. Job demand affects a job salary, schedule, opening and the availability of grants and training institutions for education.

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