What is a Disney Nurse?

If you love the magnificent world of Disney and you are a nurse, then working as a Disney Nurse will be like a dream come true.

The job description of a Disney nurse is like a typical floor nurse.

A Disney nurse will take care of injured guests and employees in the theme parks and Disney resorts.

The basic responsibilities of a Disney nurse are providing medical care, taking vital signs, helping injured or ill patients, and document findings.

All duties a Disney nurse performs within the legally defined scope of practice for RNs.

The RN provides care for the patient, collect necessary documents of medical history, helps during the appropriate medical intervention, coordinate physician medical assessment, examination, and treatment.

However, if you start working as a Disney nurse, your patients will be unique.

You will provide care to the Disney princesses, cartoon characters, and all people who visit the Disney Magic kingdom.

Often, you will have to take care of visitors after injuries.

You can work anywhere around the park and assist patients in parking, hotel, etc.

The theme parks and resorts are open year-round, and Disney nurse works in all environments and weather conditions.

For example, prepare for a busy day during all amazing Disney parades.

Also, a Disney nurse must be trained and comfortable to care for patients of all ages.

To get a job as a Disney nurse, you will need a lot of professional experience.

If you have a professional background in multiple nursing specialties, the chances for a job are even better.

As for personality traits, Disney nurse should be calm and friendly, but also outgoing to help engage the youngest patients.

Kindness, empathy, and patience are always well-appreciated, especially in Disney work settings.

Other skills you will have to have are critical thinking, problem-solving, and quick assessment skills, and the ability to make quick decisions.

Also, the job can be physically demanding, so Disney nurse must have enough energy to withstand all daily tasks of the job.


There is a set of defined qualifications you need to meet, to become eligible, and apply for a Disney nurse job.

Those are:

  • At least three years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Valid CRP Certification and Driver’s License
  • Organizational skills
  • General office skills and knowledge of office program
  • Teamwork skills
  • Ability to work within a flexible schedule and during holidays, including overtime
  • Effective communication with a team and patients – strong verbal and written interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skill
  • Time management skills
  • Focus on business goals and strategies

Special events and parades, amazing firework shows, and peak time require the nurses to be prompt and ready to provide a quick assessment.

Nurses must be fast and find themself on a scene of an accident before someone even calls 911.

A job of a Disney nurse is extremely rewarding but can be challenging in physical terms.

It is the only place where you will have a chance to help your favorite childhood cartoon character and escort them in the hospital or make them feel better?

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