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- by leoRN Dec 12, '06Can anyone tell me how much an Aesthetic/ Esthetics Nurse makes an hour/ year, according to experience?
- Jan 7, '07 by BooBooMS,RN,BSNbumping this up. anyone??
- Jan 7, '07 by jenrninmiI'd like to know also. I always thought it might be a fun position. How do you get into that profession and do they hire RNs?
- Jan 8, '07 by cotyanI looked into this for the state of GA and CA and the pay was very low, the top pay around $12 an hour in CA. Some plastic surgeons would hire nurses to do chemical peels but what RN would take such a low pay cut? They wouldn't let the aesthetic nurses do the chemical peels or laser surgeries because of insurance issues. (spoke to several dermatologists and cosmetic derms too)
- Jun 9, '08 by Doodles NPIt really depends on what it is you want to do. Do you see yourself as the circulating nurse in the OR in a Plastics office? Or being a chaperone in the room following up surgical cases, suture removal, preop consultations. Anything in a Privates office will pay less than lets say the Plastics dept in a teaching hospital. In NY, aesthetic Derms and Plastic surgeons hire esteticians to do their peels. I am an NP and have my own Aesthetics practice. I do injectables, like fillers and Botox, sclerotherapy and peels. I think an exciting position for an RN would be to work in a medispa as the professional who oversees OSHA standards and Hippa compliance; manage customer service issues, be both medical and business minded. Larger medispa and destination spa/ hotels have these kinds of positions.
- Jul 25, '08 by 9janursedoodles please could you pm me , im trying to sort of shadow a nurse in NY in this field for a day or two, i am in nursing school currently .
- Jul 25, '08 by a4432interesting.. but i know that American Laser Centers all over the U.S. will hire new grad NP's (FNP) and train them starting at 40/hr.
- Nov 12, '08 by moramaok so anyone know what difference is between NP and RN?
- Nov 12, '08 by moramahey whats difference between NP and RN?
- Nov 12, '08 by Bortaz, RNAn NP is an advance practice RN.
NP: Nurse Practitioner.
RN: Registered Nurse.