Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary
|Salary||$79,976 - $117,841|
|Bonus||$997 - $12,040|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$80,647 - $125,384|
|Hourly Rate||$39.28 - $69.51|
|Overtime||$38.52 - $81.34|
|Bonus||$997 - $12,040|
|Total Pay (||$80,647 - $125,384|
Job Description for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)
The hospitalist nurse practitioner (NP) provides direct medical care to patients requiring hospitalization. They chart medical history, assess health status, diagnose any potential issues, and work with physicians and other health professionals to provide high-quality care. They are in charge of accurately filling out the patients' chart, as well as keeping it up to date as diagnoses and evaluation continue. The hospitalist nurse practitioner also orders tests, collect data regarding the patients' status, and communicates with patients' family members as needed. Additionally, these professionals have to communicate regularly with the physician(s) and other members of the health care team to discuss status updates for patients.Read More...
The nurse practitioner generally works indoors in a hospital setting. Their shifts may vary depending on the needs of their organization. Travel is generally not required.
The hospitalist nurse practitioner is required to have a valid nursing license in their state, along with education and training to work as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN); this generally includes at least a master's degree in nursing. They must also pass a national board certifying exam. A strong background in nursing is generally required for hospitalist nurse practitioner positions as well. Additionally, the hospitalist nurse practitioner must have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organizational and time-management skills. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Tasks
- Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients
- Administer therapeutic procedures
- Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures
- Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval
- Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) Job Listings
Popular Skills for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioners report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Medicine / Surgery, Family Practice, Emergency Room, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Intensive Care Unit. Those educated in Acute Care tend to be well versed in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Family Practice, and Geriatrics. Those who learned Medicine / Surgery also tend to know Geriatrics.
Pay by Experience Level for Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Pay by Experience for a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 239 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 56 salaries. A Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (NP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 16 salaries.
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