The average hourly pay for a Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) in Canada is C$34.24.
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Job Description for Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)
Primary care registered nurses work in the health care industry and focus on aiding patients for their entire stay with a provider. Typical work shifts last between eight and twelve hours, and common tasks include administering routine care, charting and filling out forms, interacting with health teams, making phone calls, administering vaccines, monitoring blood pressure, and dispensing medication. Primary care registered nurses work in a hospital and/or clinical office setting and also discuss…Read more
Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
- Conduct nurse visits within scope of practice, ensuring patients, caregivers, and families understand treatment plans.
- Provide oversight, education, and training for medical assistants, ensuring and evaluating patient care.
- Analyze and inform patients of diagnostic and lab results, and document patient interactions.
- Provide patient triage in person and over the phone, managing clinic flow.
- Consult with health care providers to develop, assess, and implement patient treatment plans.
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Popular Skills for Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)
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Skills in Acute Care, Case Management and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Family Practice/Pediatrics and Wound Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)
An entry-level Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$31.45 based on 8 salaries. An early career Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$32.20 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34.64 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$37.50 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$38.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 26.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (22.6% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (16.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (14.4% less), Hamilton, Ontario (10.9% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.4% less).
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