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Urology Nurse Job Description

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A Urology Nurse is a registered nurse with specialized training and expertise in urological care. Working in urology clinics, hospitals, or healthcare facilities, Urology Nurses assist Urologists in providing comprehensive care for patients with urinary and reproductive system disorders.

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  1. Patient Assessment:
    • Conduct thorough assessments of patients with urological conditions, including urinary tract infections, kidney disorders, and urologic cancers.
    • Collect relevant medical histories and perform physical examinations.
  2. Diagnostic Procedures:
    • Assist in urological diagnostic procedures such as cystoscopies, urodynamic testing, and prostate biopsies.
    • Prepare patients for procedures and provide post-procedure care.
  3. Catheterization:
    • Perform catheterization procedures, including the insertion and removal of urinary catheters.
    • Monitor and manage patients with indwelling catheters.
  4. Patient Education:
    • Educate patients about urological conditions, treatment options, and postoperative care.
    • Provide guidance on self-catheterization and bladder training as needed.
  5. Urological Surgeries:
    • Assist in urological surgeries, including prostate surgeries, kidney stone removal, and bladder procedures.
    • Coordinate preoperative and postoperative care for surgical patients.
  6. Medication Administration:
    • Administer medications as prescribed, including antibiotics, pain management medications, and medications for bladder disorders.
    • Monitor and manage medication side effects.
  7. Continence Management:
    • Assist patients with urinary incontinence by developing and implementing continence management plans.
    • Provide guidance on lifestyle modifications and pelvic floor exercises.
  8. Prostate Health:
    • Assist in prostate health screenings and discussions about prostate health.
    • Educate patients about prostate conditions and potential interventions.
  9. Collaboration with Urologists:
    • Collaborate with Urologists in discussing patient cases, treatment plans, and ongoing care.
    • Participate in multidisciplinary care teams as needed.
  10. Documentation:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic health records (EHR) for all urology patient encounters.
    • Document assessments, procedures, and treatment plans.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred; Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) accepted.
  • Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) license.
  • Certification in Urology Nursing or relevant specialty (optional but preferred).
  • Urology nursing experience is beneficial.
  • Strong clinical assessment and procedural skills.
  • Excellent communication and patient education skills.
  • Comfort with electronic health record (EHR) systems.
  • Commitment to staying updated on urological advancements and best practices.

Note: Urology Nurse job descriptions may vary based on the specific requirements of the urology practice and the scope of practice allowed by state regulations.

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