Years of study
Median age of
professionals in this field
3-year public sector job
Registered nurses provide direct nursing care to clients, deliver health education programs, and provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to the practice of nursing. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes and adult residential facilities, rehabilitation centres, doctors’ offices, clinics, community agencies, companies, private homes, public and private organizations, or they may be self-employed. Registered nurses have a broad range of roles in New Brunswick’s healthcare system, including preparing clients and assisting surgeons during operations, assisting in childbirth and care for newborns and their families, treating injuries or illnesses, managing chronic diseases, educating clients, and participating in research activities, to name just a few.
Throughout New Brunswick, registered nurses are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centres, doctors’ offices, clinics, community agencies, companies, and private homes and public and private organizations. In general, the role(s) depend on the type of nursing team and the characteristics/condition(s) of the patient population.