The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Staff Nurse in South Africa is R52.56.
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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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse
An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R58.44 based on 546 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R74.33 based on 347 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R76.29 based on 221 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R73.
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