Nurse Clinician Salary
The average rate for a Nurse Clinician is $32.10 per hour.
|Salary||$49,437 - $84,121|
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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).)
|$51,438 - $94,310|
|Hourly Rate||$25.34 - $45.82|
|Overtime||$37.67 - $55.02|
|Total Pay (||$51,438 - $94,310|
Job Description for Nurse Clinician
A nurse clinician can work in a hospital or clinic. The nurse clinician starts caring for the patient prior to an appointment by preparing charts. After the appointment, the nurse clinician will review the charts to update any care or medications that were administered, as well as problems that occurred.Read More...
In smaller practices, the nurse clinician may also have more administrative duties, such as answering the phone, coordinating insurance matters, and scheduling patient appointments. The hours of this job may vary and sometimes can be long. Some hours may have to be worked in the evenings or on weekends. A patient may be assessed by a nurse clinician prior to seeing any other medical staff. This includes taking the patient’s history and administering certain examinations. When abnormalities are detected, the nurse clinician must report this to the physician in charge. It may also be necessary to be present during various procedures, in order to monitor the patient. The nurse clinician may also administer medicine and IVs as instructed. The clinician may also help to come up with a treatment plan for the patient.
The nurse clinician should have strong communication skills, in order to work with patients and other medical staff. Patient abilities and conditions will vary, so it is important to be able to work with a large array of people. It is important to be able to explain procedures to patients and to make them feel at ease. Usually, a minimum of an associate’s degree in nursing is required, along with licensing as a nurse. A bachelor’s of science in nursing is generally preferred. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Nurse Clinician Tasks
- Act as a liaison between patients and doctors to ensure that all essential medical communications are clear and accurately conveyed.
- Assemble accurate data and summarize phone calls and other patient interactions.
- Answer patient questions and suggest patient resources and information.
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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Clinician
Pay by Experience for a Nurse Clinician has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Clinician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Clinician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Nurse Clinician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 18 salaries. A Nurse Clinician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 14 salaries.
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