Payrange in your area? - page 2

Hello everyone, I am a new grad and because recruiters seem to keep their salaries a secret, it's been really difficult for me to figure out beginning nurse price ranges. So my question is:... Read More

  1. by   withasmilelpn
    StyRN off the subject- what tasks are you responsible for? Do you have assistants? The only way that seems possible is your residents have to be high functioning, self care...right?
  2. by   withasmilelpn
    I'm in eastern pa, make 31$/hr for weekend program-12 hour shifts. 26$/hr for any additional hours I pick up. This is in LTC/sub-acute/rehab with 10 years expeience as an LPN. Most of other similar positions seem to pay much less (I've been looking), having you start out at the starting rate which is frustrating. Who wants a cut in pay?
  3. by   jack4408
    NYC (Brooklyn)
    $32-$33/hour
    NICU 2:1-3:1
  4. by   styRN
    Quote from withasmilelpn
    StyRN off the subject- what tasks are you responsible for? Do you have assistants? The only way that seems possible is your residents have to be high functioning, self care...right?
    It's a facility with a diverse mix of levels of care, with a 64 bed high-security unit. We don't just admit elderly; anyone 18 yrs or older qualifies, and we have everything from psych, brain injuries, old alkies, quads...basically, when the local hospitals closed their chronic care beds, we took over.

    As RNs, we're in charge of the nursing staff, and have RPNs who administer oral meds and perform simple treatments, and unregulated care providers perform the direct basic hands-on care. The RNs perform the more complex nursing tasks and procedures, catheterizations, IVs, EKG monitoring, perform labs, and basically take over when things hit the fan (every day).

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