You’ll work with your patients’ medical teams to create viable treatment plans.
You’ll keep your patients’ families up to date on their loved ones’ medical conditions.
You’ll monitor your patients’ health and give them medication and therapeutic treatments such as massage and exercise.
- Assisted Living Communities
- Nursing homes
- Patients’ homes
Work as a Registered Nurse in a nursing home for two years.
There’s no specific Long-term Care Nurse Certification.
You may be required to hold the Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association or Red Cross or the Gerontological Nursing Certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.