Urology Nurse Career Guide

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Urology RNs are specialized registered nurses who provide care to patients with urological conditions, which involve the urinary and reproductive systems. They play a crucial role in assisting urologists and other healthcare professionals in diagnosing and treating various urological disorders.

Essential Job Functions:

Urology RNs perform a range of tasks, including assisting with urological procedures and surgeries, providing patient education


To become a Urology RN, aspiring nurses need to complete a nursing program and obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. This typically takes around four years. Additionally, obtaining licensure as a registered nurse (RN) is essential.

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Related certifications

After becoming an RN, gaining experience in medical-surgical nursing or urology-related units is valuable. Some employers may require or prefer certification in urology nursing, such as the Certified Urologic Registered Nurse (CURN) credential.

State licenses process and requirements

All 50 states require state licensure to become a professional nurse. Review the step-by-step process to obtain or renew your RN license in each one.
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Staff and Travel Urology RNs need a combination of technical and interpersonal skills. They should possess strong assessment and critical-thinking abilities, as well as effective communication skills for educating patients about urological conditions and treatments.

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Urology RNs are responsible for assessing patients, assisting in urological procedures, providing postoperative care, managing catheters and drainage systems and collaborating with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care.

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Urology Nurse

The average salary for a Urology Nurse is $2,401.80 per week.

Last updated on September 29, 2023. Based on active jobs on Vivian.com.

Pros & Cons

Becoming a Urology RN offers several advantages, including the opportunity to specialize in a unique and rapidly evolving field of nursing, close patient interactions and the potential for professional growth. Urology nurses often develop expertise in a niche area of healthcare.

However, there are challenges to consider. Working with patients who may be experiencing discomfort or sensitive issues requires empathy and

Urology Nurse Jobs

View job details for Newport, VTTravel ContractNewport, VTTravel Nurse RN - UrologyHost Healthcare$2,484/wk
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View job details for Springfield, ILTravel ContractSpringfield, ILTravel Nurse RN - UrologyHost Healthcare$2,360/wk
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View job details for Newport, VTTravel ContractNewport, VTTravel Nurse RN - UrologyIDR Healthcare$2,701/wk
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View job details for Newport, VTTravel ContractNewport, VTTravel Nurse RN - UrologyLanceSoft$2,619/wk
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