Staff nurse is a Band 5 nurse, an experienced nurse less senior than a sister or charge nurse.
• Recording patients’ medical histories
• Teaching patients how to handle their illness or injuries at home
• Administering medicine and treatments to patients
• Consulting with doctors and other health care professionals.
How many years does it take to become a staff nurse?
It takes three years for a nurse to earn a nursing degree.
How can I be a staff nurse?
First of all you need to earn your nursing degree in one of the following specialisms: Adult, Children, Mental health and Learning Disability. In addition, nurses could also take their education to a postgraduate level and study for an MSN or even a PHD or DNP degree.
How much does a staff nurse make a year?
The median annual salary of a registered staff nurse is £23,453. Depending on the experience a registered nurse earns an annual salary of £19,525 – £32,170.