Florence Nightingale is known as the world’s nursing mother, this woman who was born on May 12, 1820, set the standard in the world of nursing during the Crimean War (1853-1856).
Because of his great services in the medical world, he is also known as the pioneer of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale’s birthday was later immortalized as the World Nurses Day (International Nurses Day).
You know what? If the actress Julie Walters who played Ron Weasley’s mother in the Harry Potter films was a former nurse in England, you know!
Just like doctors, nurses also have special education, you know!
There are at least 5 types of specialist nursing education, among others; pediatric nursing, mental nursing, community nursing, maternity nursing, and medical surgical nursing.
In addition to special education, there is also a certification for nurses so that they have certain skills or what is called special expertise nurses.
A nurse is someone who is in charge of providing care to individuals, families, and groups who are sick or healthy.
In general, there are 2 types of nurses, namely vocational nurses and professional nurses.
Nurses for this profession consists of Nurses and Specialist Nurses.
At least a nurse has the role of a care provider, manager and community leader, educator, advocate, as well as a researcher.
In carrying out their profession, nurses will work closely with general practitioners, specialists, midwives, and other health workers.
In hospitals and clinics, nurses follow the doctor’s instructions to care for and assist patients with health checks and medical care.
The nurse understands the patient’s symptoms appropriately and works to resolve them.
With today’s medical specialties, the duties of nurses are even more special.
The need for nurses in special care facilities such as nursing homes, social care institutions has also increased.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Providing nursing care to individuals, families, groups, and communities in an effort to improve health, prevent disease, cure diseases, and restore health.
- Determine the type of nursing intervention according to the client’s level of dependence.
- Collect quantitative data for client case reports.
- Prepare reports on the implementation of tasks and programs in the nursing field.
- Preparing the formulation of technical policies, coaching, coordinating the implementation of tasks, implementing nursing.
- Inventory problems related to the implementation of tasks and work programs in the field of nursing.
- Carry out a health education process to clients regarding basic needs.
- Evaluate the achievement of health education and follow-up plans.
The world of health is still one of the majors with great interest today.
Apart from the fact that doctors are a noble profession, this profession also has wide job opportunities.
However, you must know that the world of health is not just doctors.
The world of health is very broad and there are many health workers besides doctors who have high employment opportunities.
One of the main keys to creating professional Human Resources (HR) lies in the recruitment, selection, training, and development process for prospective medical staffing.
Finding professional and qualified Medical workers is not easy.
It is an obligation in an organization and companies must do screening for new members or workers.
For this reason, medical workforce recruitment is needed to screen applicants who want to apply.
In an organization, this recruitment becomes an important process in determining whether or not the medical staff who will apply to the organization.