The average hourly pay for an Office Nurse is $22.61.
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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. 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 provi…Read more
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.
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Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Word.
Pay by Experience Level for Office Nurse
An entry-level Office Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.54 based on 18 salaries. An early career Office Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.28 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Office Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.22 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Office Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.42 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
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Employees with Office Nurse in their job title in Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (9.6% less), Evansville, Indiana (1.4% less) and Dayton, Ohio (1.2% less).
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