The average salary for an Early-Career Staff Nurse with Acute Care skills in South Africa is R151,262.
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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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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse
Medicine / Surgery
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Emergency Room (ER)
Skills in Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Phlebotomy and Medicine / Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse
A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R164,504 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R159,308 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R100,000.
Years of Experience
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