Clinical nurses - Emploi d'avenir
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Clinical nurses

Meet and assess patients to identify and administer the care they need, working closely with medical teams to improve the health and wellbeing of patients in your care.

Average salary34$ / hour


Clinical nurses provide direct nursing care to patients, deliver health education programs and provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to the practice of nursing. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centres, doctors' offices, clinics, community agencies, companies and private homes, or they may be self-employed.


  • Artistic
  • Investigative
  • Social

Each profession is associated with a combination of three initial letters corresponding to one of the six RIASEC profiles. Profile combinations are determined based on skills, fields of interest and certain personality traits.

Main tasks

  • evaluate the health of patients, determine and provide care and nursing treatment plans for those presenting complex health problems and varied biopsychosocial dimensions.
  • provide nursing and medical care and treatment to maintain or restore health and prevent diseases.
  • design, apply and evaluate care programs requiring advanced knowledge and aimed at complex health problems or those with varied biopsychosocial dimensions.
  • participate in clinical development and adapt clinical and care quality evaluation tools. coordinate team work and play an advisory role with colleagues and interdisciplinary teams.
  • on behalf of patients, identify needs and services requiring coordination within the establishment and between different facilities or organizations. 
  • train new staff and participate in the training of interns.
  • supervise educational programs for patients, their loved ones, as well as for groups of people as part of specific programs and contribute to research. 



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Avenir en santé

ambulatory care nurse; burn patient care nurse; cardiac surgery nurse; cardiology nurse; cardiology nurse technician; care evaluation specialist (health and social services network); care quality evaluation advisor (health and social services network); casual duty nurse; circulating nurse; clinic nurse; clinical activities specialist (health and social services network); clinical nurse; clinical nurse specialist; clinical operations advisor (health and social services network); community health nurse; consultant nurse; contagious disease transmission prevention nurse; coronary intensive care nurse; coronary unit nurse; critical care nurse; dialysis nurse; doctor's office nurse; emergency care nurse; emergency nurse; first aid nurse; float nurse; general duty nurse; general duty nurse - psychiatry; geriatric care nurse; geriatric nurse; gerontology nurse; graduate nurse; graduate nurse - doctor's office; graduate nurse - occupational health; graduate nurse - physician's office; graduate private duty nurse; graduate religious nurse; hemodialysis nurse; home care neuroscience nurse; home care nurse; hospital hygiene nurse; hospital hygienist - nursing; hospital nurse; ICU (intensive care unit) nurse; industrial nurse; infection control co-ordinator - hospital; infection control nurse; infection control officer - hospital; infection control officer - medical; infection surveillance nurse; intensive care nurse; intensive care unit (ICU) nurse; liaison nurse; medical intensive care nurse; mental health nurse; missionary nurse; nephrology and renal transplantation nurse; nephrology nurse; neuroscience nurse; nurse; nurse - birthing room; nurse consultant; nurse counsellor; nurse employed at national level; nurse of Native ancestry; nurse researcher; nurse technician; nursing clinical advisor (health and social services network); nursing consultant; nursing counsellor; nursing evaluator; nursing researcher - nurse; nursing technician; obstetrics nurse; occupational health nurse; occupational health nurse consultant; occupational medicine nurse; office nurse; on-call nurse; oncology nurse; operating room (OR) nurse; out-patient clinic nurse; outpost nurse; outreach nurse; palliative care nurse; pediatric intensive care nurse; pediatric nurse; perinatal care nurse; physician's office nurse; primary care nurse; primary nurse; private care nurse; psychiatric and mental health nurse; psychiatric nurse; public and community health nurse; public health nurse; public health nurse consultant; recovery room nurse; Red Cross nurse; registered community health nurse; registered industrial nurse; registered nurse - call centre; registered nurse - contact centre; registered nurse - independent practice; registered nurse - public and community health; registered nurse - telehealth; registered nurse (R.N.); registered; psychiatric nurse (R.P.N.); registered public health nurse; religious nurse; respiratory care nurse; respiratory nurse specialist; RN (registered nurse); school health nurse; school nurse; scrub nurse; staff nurse; surgical intensive care nurse; telehealth registered nurse; tele-nurse; triage nurse; Victoria Order nurse; visiting nurse; ward nurse; youth centre nurse.

This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Île-de-Montréal
  • Outaouais
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Côte-Nord et Nord-du-Québec
  • Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laval
  • Lanaudière
  • Laurentides
  • Montérégie
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • Grande région de Montréal

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