Registered Nurses nec – ANZSCO 254499

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This occupation group covers Registered Nurses not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles



  • Aboriginal Health Nurse
  • Flight Nurse
  • Immunisation Nurse
  • Nursing Officer (Defence Forces)
  • Pathology Nurse
  • Radiology Nurse
  • Red Cross Blood Service Nurse
  • Registered Nurse (Infection Control)
  • Remote Area Nurse

Skills Assessment Authority



No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 2544 Registered Nurses


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


  • 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

Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group