A Case Management Nurse creates and coordinates long-term care plans for patients to help them be as healthy as possible.
Clinical Nurse Leader
A Clinical Nurse Leader creates and coordinates long-term care plans for patients and the medical teams they work with.
A Forensic Nurse cares for patients who have been the victims of sexual abuse, violence and assault.
A Genetics Nurse works with people who either have, or are at risk for hereditary diseases such as Alzheimer’s and cancer.
Health Policy Nurse (HPN) at a Glance
As a Health Policy Nurse (HPN), your role is to aid in the research, creation and enforcement of health policies. Whether it’s new legislation surrounding healthcare accessibility, protective laws for patients and doctors, or communicating with government officials about societal health needs, HPNs are heavily relied upon advocates within the world of healthcare.
A Hematology Nurse takes care of patients with blood disorders or diseases, such as hemophilia and leukemia.
Infection Control Nurse (ICN) at a Glance
As an Infection Control Nurse your role is to identify, create, and employ best practices for sanitation and infection management. Whether it’s a contained infection or a global pandemic, your colleagues will look to you for guidance in controlling and eliminating infectious threats that may be present. If you’re a quick thinker, an inherent innovator, and a born puzzler, a career in infection control could be highly rewarding and consistently stimulating.
An Informatics Nurse or Nurse Informaticist develops communication and information technologies, using medical data to improve patient care.
Legal Nurse Consultant
A Legal Nurse Consultant works as a medical expert in legal cases, helping lawyers understand medical technology and healthcare related topics.
In a nurse advocate role, you'll be the liaison between patients and doctors, to help patients understand their diagnosis and make the best decisions.
A Nurse Educator teaches and trains the next generation of nurses at teaching hospitals, universities and colleges.
A Nurse Entrepreneur uses their nursing education and experience to start their own healthcare-related business.
Nurse Life Care Planner
A Nurse Life Care Planner helps create long-term care plans for patients who need medical care for the rest of their lives due to a serious injury or chronic illness.
Oncology Nurse at a Glance
Oncology refers to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. As an Oncology Nurse, you’ll be a crucial member of cancer care teams, providing expertise and support to individuals with a scary diagnosis. Because of the nature of these diagnoses, being an Oncology Nurse requires a strong capacity for compassion and an ability to function at a high level in emotionally stressful settings. While this may seem disheartening, it’s important to note that your service as an Oncology Nurse provides your patients with a valuable base of support in their fight to overcome the odds and exit a survivor. Not all superheros wear capes… some wear scrubs.
Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse
A Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse works with children under the age of eighteen who have endocrine disorders, such as diabetes, hypoglycemia, and pituitary problems.
Quality Improvement Nurse
A Quality Improvement Nurse helps improve the quality of care that nurses provide in a hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
A Reproductive or Fertility Nurse treats and advises couples and individuals on matters of fertility, conception, and reproduction.
A Research Nurse is a scientist who works with patients during clinical trials, recording and managing data with the intent of discovering newer, better ways to provide care.
Down to their core, nurses carry a fundamental respect for human dignity and an intuition for patient needs. That's why they're natural innovators. If you'd like to learn more about nurse-led innovation, here's where you can get started.
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Adrianna Nava, president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), shares how this organization is working to address the needs of current and future Hispanic nurses and the communities they represent.
A former bedside nurse, USCF Health's Pat Patton’s data-backed, listen-first, feedback-driven approach to creating a supportive environment where nurses stay and thrive is working—and presents a blueprint for health systems everywhere.
The future of nursing starts in the classroom. At Johnson & Johnson, we’re proud to amplify nurse-led programs and practices that find innovative ways to prepare, strengthen and empower the next generation of nurses. Below, read more about four best-in-class pilot programs investing in nursing education, funded by the American Nurses Foundation, so new nursing graduates are ready to practice.