Medical- Surgical Nursing Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions. Record patients' medical information and vital signs. Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions. Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition. Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity. Conduct specified laboratory tests. Work with individuals, groups, and families to plan and implement programs designed to improve the overall health of communities Core skills required: Monitoring Vitals, maintaining records Caring and compassionate nature Excellent teamwork and people skills Observational skills Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations.