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Nursing researchers and consultants

OaSIS code 31301.05

Nursing researchers and consultants engage in research activities on issues relevant to the practice of nursing and provide consultative services regarding issues and concerns relevant to the practice of nursing.

Overview

Also known as

  • Nursing consultant

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Engaged in research activities related to nursing, as self-employed or as employed by hospitals, public and private organizations and governments
  • Provide consultative services to institutes, associations and health care organizations regarding issues and concerns relevant to the nursing profession and nursing practice.

Additional information

No data has been provided for this section.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Nursing coordinators and supervisors (31300)
  • Nurse practitioners (31302)
  • Registered practical nurse (R.P.N.) (in 32101.01 Licensed practical nurses)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

3 – Health occupations

TEER

1 – Occupations usually require a university degree

Major group

31 – Professional occupations in health

Sub-major group

313 – Nursing and allied health professionals

Minor group

3130 – Nursing and allied health professionals

Unit group

31301 – Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

Occupational profile

31301.05 – Nursing researchers and consultants

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
5 - Highest Level
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
5 - Highest Level
Providing Consultation and Advice
5 - Highest Level
Analyzing Data or Information
4 - High Level
Applying New Knowledge
4 - High Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
4 - High amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
4 - Close (at arm’s length)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
3 - About half the time
Standing
Duration
2 - Less than half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
1 - Very little time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
4 - Highly important
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day

Workplaces/employers

  • Clinics
  • Community agencies
  • Companies
  • Doctors' offices
  • Extended care facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Private homes
  • Public and private organizations
  • Rehabilitation centres

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Categorization Flexibility
4 - High Level
Deductive Reasoning
4 - High Level
Fluency of Ideas
4 - High Level
Inductive Reasoning
4 - High Level
Information Ordering
4 - High Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Coordinating
4 - High Level
Critical Thinking
4 - High Level
Decision Making
4 - High Level
Instructing
4 - High Level
Learning and Teaching Strategies
4 - High Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Analytical Thinking
5 - Extremely important
Attention to Detail
5 - Extremely important
Concern for Others
5 - Extremely important
Social Orientation
5 - Extremely important
Active Learning
4 - Highly important