The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with Acute Care skills is $25.99.
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$2,916 - $5,139
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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)
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Medicine / Surgery and Telemetry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care, Critical Care and Family Practice/Pediatrics.
Pay by Experience Level for Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)
An early career Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.83 based on 239 salaries. A mid-career Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.52 based on 189 salaries. An experienced Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.00 based on 264 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $36.
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