There are a lot of kind of nursing jobs that can be chosen according to your passion and your specialty. One of them are urology nursing jobs, a nursing job that care for patients across the lifespan, providing guidance and treatment and preventative care for a variety of urologic diseases and concerns in all health care settings where acute problems and chronic conditions can be resolved.
In detail, urology nurses will provide patients with checkups and care for common conditions without needing to consult with other physicians first. The area of this work usually examines the human urinary system, such as the kidneys, urethra, bladder, and diseases include kidney stones; urinary tract infections, or UTIs, that happen in the kidneys (pyelonephritis), the bladder (cystits), or the urethre (urethritis); nerve damage, damage caused by stroke, depression or drug side affects; acute bacterial prostatitis, chronic bacterial prostatitis, and nonbacterial prostatitis; conn’s syndrome which can cause high blood pressure due to excess production of the hormone aldosterone; and cancer.
Urology Nurses may need to work under pressure, despite maintaining the overall health of a patient. Moreover, since urinary issues often cause any pain and embarrassment. The main goal is to ensure patient experience a comfortable treatment.
Duties of Urological Nurses include the following:
- Perform routine examinations
- Measure patient’s vital signs
- Provide patients with routine checkups without the supervision of physicians
- Determine appropriate tests and medicine to apply to problem
- Always inform and educate patient on how to maintain urological health
Urology Nurses can also be found in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, urology clinics, or as doctor’s assistance that treat patients suffer from urinary system issues. The rate of pay falls between $92,000 and $112,000, although nurses will see a rather substantial difference in pay and required credentials from state to state.
If you want to be a urology nurse, all you need is an associate’s degree, but having bachelor’s or master’s degree will open more opportunities in the field. Besides, you may need to obtain a few years of experience before becoming fully specialized.