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Nursing - After Graduation

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) helps you start your nursing career with all the skills and knowledge you need to be successful. Here are a few career opportunities available after graduation.

Future Careers

MHCC Career Coaches are here to help you explore your career options after graduation. Below are a few common paths graduates can pursue.

Registered Nurses

As a registered nurse (RN), your daily tasks will include recording patients' medical information and vital signs, administering medications to patients, and monitoring them for reactions or side effects.

Critical Care Nurses

As a critical care nurse, you will monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions. You will also administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.

Acute Care Nurses

As an acute care nurse, you will be responsible for documenting patient care data, including assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses, or treatment changes. You will also diagnose acute or chronic conditions that could result in rapid physiological deterioration or life-threatening instability.

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Here are places to search for current openings at organizations that hire for your skill set.

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