The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that opportunities for Registered Nurses will grow by about 26% in the few years and many of the jobs will be in Outpatient Clinics and Doctors offices
The RN in the physician’s office may plan, oversee and coordinate the every day patient and nursing services, including operational and/or administrative duties, under the direction of the physician/doctor. Responsibilities of the RN in the office setting may include:
Perform routine patient assessment and treatment
Draw blood, check vitals, monitor vitals if required
Implement and document nursing care
Assist physicians during examinations
Coordinate and/or supervise the care of the patients under direction of the physician.
Educate the patients and their families about services provided
Maintain inventory of medical supplies and equipment
Performs miscellaneous duties assigned.