How much does a Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room make in the United States? The average Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room salary in the United States is $96,541 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $86,536 and $108,494. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room Salary $77,427 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room Salary $86,536 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room Salary $96,541 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room Salary $108,494 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room Salary $119,377 US April 24, 2024
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What skills does a Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

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Anesthesia: Administering and controlling sedations and narcotics to help patients relieve pain during various surgeries and treatments.

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CPR: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) combines rescue breathing (mouth-to-mouth) and chest compressions to temporarily pump enough blood to the brain until specialized treatment is available.

Planning 4.29%
Anesthesia 3.45%
CPR 1.85%
Others 90.41%

Job Description for Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room

Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room provides professional nursing care to assigned post-operative patients. Monitors vital signs, administers medications, including intravenous medications, and develops patient care plans in conjunction with surgeons and anesthesiologists. Being a Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room provides support to patients waking up from anesthesia, including bandage maintenance, pain management, nausea treatment, and ensuring patients receive adequate rest, fluids and nutrients. Observes patients' progress, records observations in patient medical records, and updates attending physicians directly when necessary. Additionally, Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room teaches patients how to clean bandages, take medication, and follow post-surgical care instructions. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in nursing. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires a valid state RN license. Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room, the first career path typically progresses to Head Nurse - CCU.

The second career path typically progresses to Maternity Services Director.

The third career path typically progresses to Head Nurse - Emergency Room.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with a Head Nurse - Intensive Care Unit position, and then progresses to Head of Intensive Care Unit.

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Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room, the highest Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room salary is in Miami, FL, where the Staff Nurse - RN - Recovery Room salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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