One of the best parts about being a nurse are all the fun apparel and accessories that go with the gig. Here we share 15 funny nurse shirts that you can buy on Etsy and Amazon that will put a smile on your face. These also make great gifts for nurses for the holidays or for a thank-you for a job well done.
Let’s look at 15 cute & funny nurse shirts that you can wear to show the world who you really are.
16 Funny Nurse Shirts
Coffee, Scrubs, and Rubber Gloves
Coffee? Check. Scrubs? Check. Rubber Gloves? Oh my.
Medical Rosie the Riveter Shirt
Rosie Riveter was a huge icon and a morale booster for the World War II era. Now she can help motivate others to save lives. The additional arm tattoo is just a bonus (check out our post on whether or not nurses can have tattoos).
I Can’t. I’m on Call T-shirt
This basic t-shirt is a perfect shirt for a night out and is the appropriate response to any unwanted pickup line.
Nurseaurus Rex T-Shirt
Who doesn’t love a T-Rex? A T-Rex with a nurse hat and a needle in its tiny hand? Yes, please.
Advice for Tacos Shirt
Tacos are life, enough said.
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Messy Bun, Coffee, Scurbs
Messy hair bun, coffee in hand and wearing your scrubs. Sounds about right for just about any nurse.
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I’ll Be There For You T-Shirt
Everyone will hear the Friends TV show theme song in their heads when they see you wearing this one – it definitely qualifies as a cute nurse shirt.
Straight Outta Night Shift
Another shirt with a musical backstory. If you are from the ‘80s then you will hear N.W.A. in your head each time you look at this one.
Hair up, Scrubs on
Becoming a nurse is a lot of work and with all that work also comes a lot of studying. This is a cute shirt to help show others what your future profession will be.
Nurses Need Shots, Too
Who doesn’t want to join for drinks at the bar?
Night Nurse T Shirt
Nursing is a 24-hour job. Night shifts are just a part of the job.
Very cute shirt that shows what team you play for!
Motivational Breast Cancer T Shirt
Another great pin-up style t-shirt based on the Rosie Riveter World War II style motivational posters.
Nurses Do It Better
Saved the best for last. Nurses just do it better. Better at taking blood pressure, better at giving needles, better at inserting catheters…
This shirt also makes a great nurse retirement gift.
Best Friend, Pam Shirt
This hilarious shirt showcases the best friend in the nursing field, Pam. This makes a hilarious gift for nurses – and it doesn’t hurt that the shirts are buttery soft and so comfortable!
The choice to be a nurse can have many reasons and motivations. Financial independence is something we all want to achieve but also a career that is emotionally fulfilling as well. Nursing meets both of these criteria and many others. Here are a few reasons for you to proudly wear your nursing t-shirt.