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Job Title: Nurse

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Nurse to join our healthcare team. The Nurse will be responsible for providing patient care, administering medications, and assisting physicians during procedures. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and have a passion for helping others.


  • Assessing and monitoring patient health
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians
  • Assisting physicians during procedures
  • Documenting patient care and progress
  • Collaborating with healthcare team members to provide comprehensive care
  • Providing emotional support to patients and their families
  • Ensuring patient safety and comfort
  • Performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results


  • Active nursing license
  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Compassionate and empathetic
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move patients
  • Ability to work in a variety of healthcare settings

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Continuing education opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Nurse

What is the best way to find and hire a Nurse near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Nurse applicants. Employers posting their Nurse job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Nurse applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Nurse are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Nurse positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Nurse role?
SMS has 82% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Nurse job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Nurses are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 192% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Nurse applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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