The average hourly pay for a Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) is $29.92.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)
The top respondents for the job title Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies HCA, Inc., Kaiser Permanente and Dignity Health. Reported salaries are highest at Dignity Health where the average pay is $52.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kaiser Permanente and The Veterans Administration (United States), earning around $46.56 and $46.00, respectively. HCA, Inc. pays the lowest at around $28.73. Banner Health and Neighborcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $30.00 and $32.40, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)
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Skills in Acute Care, Medicine / Surgery and Telemetry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Triage and Family Practice/Pediatrics.
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 $24.78 based on 504 salaries. An early career Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.45 based on 1,411 salaries. A mid-career Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.11 based on 1,082 salaries. An experienced Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.02 based on 1,257 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $34.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.4% more) and Dallas, Texas (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.1% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (2.1% less).
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