Nurses provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities, and in the community.


Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,344

Where you could work:

Hospitals - The Southport Private Hospital

Queensland Health

Nurses do the following tasks:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other Health Professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of Enrolled Nurses and other health care workers