Nurse Obstetrics Salary

A Nurse Obstetrics earns an average wage of $31.22 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$21.53 - $36.78
(Median)
$22
$31
$37
MEDIAN: $31.00
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$21.53 - $36.78  
   
Overtime
$6.07 - $52.70  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
Total Pay (?
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$44,863 - $86,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Nurse Obstetrics

A nurse obstetrics assists obstetricians to deliver babies. They also assist their doctors during surgeries that are related to cesarean procedures. They may perform pap-smear procedures on patients. They interview patients at the beginning of their visits, write down relevant information, and give the information to the obstetricians before they examine patients. They answer patients’ questions and/or refer questions to their obstetricians. They ask patients for any changes since their last visit. They take patients’ vital signs, such as temperature, weight, and blood pressure. They write down medication that patients are currently taking for their doctors to review. They must place all medical information given by their patients into medical records and input the information in a database. They are responsible for cleaning and sterilizing medical instruments. They must have a good bedside manner. They must be willing to listen to patients. They must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They must be able to work in a team environment.

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Nurse Obstetrics Tasks

  • Organize and maintain proper equipment and supplies needed for patient care
  • Demonstrate knowledge and properly document patient assessments, vital signs, test results, and care plans
  • Responsible for the efficient and safe management of patients throughout the labor process.
  • Facilitate communication between physicians, co-workers, patients and visitors to promote patient safety proper care.

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What is it like working as a Nurse Obstetrics?

Nurse Obstetrics in Twin Falls:
"A Little Stressful At This Time."
Pros: I just enjoy being part of so many family's experiences and the birthing process. I enjoy the people I work with as well.
Cons: Often times when our census is high we are not well staffed and I do not enjoy having to take so much C-section call time.

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Experience Affects Nurse Obstetrics Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$66,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 23%
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