Office Nurse Salary
|Salary||$36,000 - $75,000|
|Bonus||$251.68 - $3,973|
|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).)
|$33,653 - $66,202|
|Hourly Rate||$15.68 - $30.92|
|Overtime||$10.78 - $43.55|
|Bonus||$251.68 - $3,973|
|Total Pay (||$33,653 - $66,202|
Job Description for Office Nurse
An office nurse provides health services to patients within a private practice setting. The nurse will usually carry out the initial questionnaire, along with taking vital signs. Especially when dealing with children, the office nurse may also take height and weight measurements.Read More...
The office nurse will work under a doctor’s direction, so it is important to be able to collaborate. The nurse will perform certain procedures, such as inserting IVs and carrying out various tests. The nurse may provide suggestions to the doctor. This job can be physically strenuous, so it is important to be able to bend and stoop, to lift heavy items, and to stand and walk for long periods of time. In some practices, the office nurse will take phone calls from patients and triage them according to need. The office nurse may also have front office duties, such as greeting customers and scheduling appointments. The office nurse may have to organize patient records and enter them into a database. The nurse will monitor diagnostic test results. When follow-ups need to be done with the patient, the office nurse may make these calls.
The office nurse should be a registered nurse and should have completed an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Office Nurse Tasks
- Assist physician in conducting patient examinations and providing routine treatments. .
- Act as resource for LPN's and other clinical staff on more complex patient issues and assist them on more complicated patient procedures.
- Contact appropriate personnel to order routine supplies, obtain patient medical records and order tests.
- Perform routine patient procedures such as obtaining throat cultures, preparing for and/or providing vaccines, injections, etc.
- Obtain specimens for testing, conduct select routine laboratory tests and record results.
Popular Skills for Office Nurse
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Pay by Experience Level for Office Nurse
Pay by Experience for an Office Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Office Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 59 salaries. An Office Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 96 salaries.
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