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2021 Oklahoma Acute Care Nurses Salary Guide

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

Oklahoma Acute Care Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$65.7K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in Oklahoma 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $47,760 $56,190 $65,680 $77,060 $85,160
Hourly Wage $22.96 $27.01 $31.58 $37.05 $40.94

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in Oklahoma 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$47,760
$56,190
$65,680
$77,060
$85,160
Hourly Wage
$22.96
$27.01
$31.58
$37.05
$40.94

What Do Acute Care Nurses Do?

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

Also known as:

Charge Nurse, Charge Nurse, Cardiac Interventional Care, Preceptor, Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse

  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Monitor patients following surgeries or other treatments.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Administer blood or other fluids intravenously.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Adjust prostheses or other assistive devices.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
  • Process healthcare paperwork.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Evaluate treatment options to guide medical decisions.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Advise patients on healthcare system processes.
  • Establish nursing policies or standards.

Acute Care Nurses Job Outlook in Oklahoma

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Oklahoma 35,490 38,720 9% 2,310
United States 3,096,700 3,318,700 7% 175,900

Acute Care Nurses Job Outlook in Oklahoma

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Oklahoma
35,490
38,720
9%
2,310
United States
3,096,700
3,318,700
7%
175,900

Acute Care Nurses Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Acute Care Nurses Schools in Oklahoma

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bacone College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Muskogee, OK 4 years: 1
Carl Albert State College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Poteau, OK 2 years: 27
Connors State College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Warner, OK 2 years: 72
East Central University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Ada, OK 4 years: 72
Eastern Oklahoma State College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Wilburton, OK 2 years: 40
Langston University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Langston, OK 4 years: 28
Murray State College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Tishomingo, OK 2 years: 61
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Miami, OK 2 years: 60
Northeastern State University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Tahlequah, OK 4 years: 85
Northern Oklahoma College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Tonkawa, OK 2 years: 155

Acute Care Nurses Schools in Oklahoma

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Muskogee, OK
4 years: 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Poteau, OK
2 years: 27
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Warner, OK
2 years: 72
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Ada, OK
4 years: 72
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Wilburton, OK
2 years: 40
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Langston, OK
4 years: 28
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Tishomingo, OK
2 years: 61
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Miami, OK
2 years: 60
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Tahlequah, OK
4 years: 85
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Tonkawa, OK
2 years: 155

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in Oklahoma.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
ER Registered Nurse (FT Days) Emerus Oklahoma City (Council Crossing), Oklahoma 09/17/2021 No
House Resource Nurse/ Critical Care Oklahoma Heart Hospital Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 09/18/2021 No
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Health - PRN Encompass Home Health Sallisaw, Oklahoma 09/18/2021 No
LPN-PRN LHC Group Ponca City, Oklahoma 09/18/2021 Yes
Nurse Peri Op (Internal to Oklahoma City VA Health Care Employees Only) Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 09/17/2021 No
Nurse Peri Op Surgical Services (Open to all U.S. Citizens) Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 09/17/2021 No
Nursing Assistant Acute Post Surgical Ascension Health Tulsa, Oklahoma 09/18/2021 Yes
Nursing Assistant ER/ (South Hospital) Oklahoma Heart Hospital Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 09/18/2021 No
Occupational Therapist - Home Health LHC Group Ponca City, Oklahoma 09/18/2021 Yes
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN BrightSpring Health Services SAND SPRINGS, Oklahoma 09/18/2021 No

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in Oklahoma.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Emerus
Oklahoma City (Council Crossing), Oklahoma
09/17/2021
No
Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
09/18/2021
No
Encompass Home Health
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
09/18/2021
No
LHC Group
Ponca City, Oklahoma
09/18/2021
Yes
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
09/17/2021
No
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
09/17/2021
No
Ascension Health
Tulsa, Oklahoma
09/18/2021
Yes
Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
09/18/2021
No
LHC Group
Ponca City, Oklahoma
09/18/2021
Yes
BrightSpring Health Services
SAND SPRINGS, Oklahoma
09/18/2021
No

Acute Care Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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