Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

Nurse Clinician

Nurse Clinician


salaire Min. 27,08 $ / h
Max. 47,98 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Nurse clinicians are responsible for a range of nursing care services given according to the biopsychosocial needs of patients or groups of people entrusted to them.

Nurse clinicians evaluate the health of patients, determine and provide care and nursing treatment plans for those presenting complex health problems and varied biopsychosocial dimensions. They provide nursing and medical care and treatment to maintain or restore health and prevent diseases. They design, apply and evaluate care programs requiring advanced knowledge and aimed at complex health problems or those with varied biopsychosocial dimensions.

Nurse clinicians participate in clinical development and adapt clinical and care quality evaluation tools. They coordinate team work and play an advisory role with colleagues and interdisciplinary teams. On behalf of patients, nurse clinicians identify needs and services requiring coordination within the establishment and between different facilities or organizations. They coordinate such services where applicable.

Nurse clinicians train new staff and participate in the training of interns. They supervise educational programs for patients, their loved ones, as well as for groups of people as part of specific programs and contribute to research. 

Education and Training Requirements

A nurse clinician must hold an undergraduate degree in nursing sciences. This degree is offered at the following universities. 

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be responsible and organized
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have excellent initiative and be able to work autonomously
  • Must have good summarizing and analytical skills
  • Must know how to observe and analyze situations and people
  • Must love contact with the public
  • Must manage stress well

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • S - Prefers to be in contact with people and to help them
  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • A - Prefers completing creative tasks

Work Environment

Nurse clinicians work in: 

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