The average hourly pay for a Staff Nurse in Ireland is €18.64.
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Job Description for Staff Nurse
Staff nurses generally work in hospitals and long-term care facilities. These nurses may carry out assessments of patients and administer care and medications as needed, and must also keep notes regarding patients' care and development. They may also create discharge plans for individual patients. Staff nurses are often in charge of managing groups of nursing attendants and may schedule their shifts and delegate tasks. Strong communication skills are important in order to work well with nursin…Read more
Staff Nurse Tasks
- Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
- Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Nurse
The top respondents for the job title Staff Nurse are from the companies Health Service Executive, Mater Hospital and HSE Integrated Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Galway Clinic where the average pay is €20.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HSE Integrated Ltd. and Mowlam healthcare, earning around €20.85 and €19.88, respectively. Tallaght Hospital pays the lowest at around €14.00. Health Service Executive and Mater Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying €14.00 and €17.30, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Emergency Room (ER), Acute Care and Medicine / Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse
An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €16.39 based on 43 salaries. An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €17.07 based on 434 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €18.59 based on 343 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €20.46 based on 371 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €21.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Staff Nurse in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sligo, Sligo (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Galway, Galway (4.7% less), Limerick, Limerick (4.6% less) and Waterford, Waterford (1.8% less).
Years of Experience
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