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2021 Rhode Island 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.

Rhode Island Acute Care Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$83.1K

Growth

4%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in Rhode Island 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $59,460 $69,860 $83,060 $96,300 $105,150
Hourly Wage $28.59 $33.59 $39.93 $46.30 $50.55

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in Rhode Island 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$59,460
$69,860
$83,060
$96,300
$105,150
Hourly Wage
$28.59
$33.59
$39.93
$46.30
$50.55

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.
  • Monitor patients following surgeries or other treatments.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Administer blood or other fluids intravenously.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Adjust prostheses or other assistive devices.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate treatment options to guide medical decisions.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • 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 Rhode Island

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Rhode Island 13,010 13,530 4% 760
United States 3,096,700 3,318,700 7% 175,900

Acute Care Nurses Job Outlook in Rhode Island

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Rhode Island
13,010
13,530
4%
760
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 Rhode Island

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Community College of Rhode Island Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Warwick, RI 2 years: 249
New England Institute of Technology Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse East Greenwich, RI 2 years: 77
4 years: 30
Rhode Island College Nursing Administration Providence, RI Less than one year: 2
More than 4 years: 4
Rhode Island College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Providence, RI 4 years: 156
More than 4 years: 0
Rhode Island College Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Providence, RI More than 4 years: 0
Rhode Island College Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Providence, RI More than 4 years: 5
Rhode Island College Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Providence, RI More than 4 years: 15
Salve Regina University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Newport, RI 4 years: 89
Salve Regina University Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Newport, RI More than 4 years: 2
More than 4 years: 5
University of Rhode Island Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Kingston, RI 4 years: 376
Less than one year: 1

Acute Care Nurses Schools in Rhode Island

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Warwick, RI
2 years: 249
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
East Greenwich, RI
2 years: 77
4 years: 30
Nursing Administration
Providence, RI
Less than one year: 2
More than 4 years: 4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Providence, RI
4 years: 156
More than 4 years: 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Providence, RI
More than 4 years: 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
Providence, RI
More than 4 years: 5
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Providence, RI
More than 4 years: 15
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Newport, RI
4 years: 89
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Newport, RI
More than 4 years: 2
More than 4 years: 5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Kingston, RI
4 years: 376
Less than one year: 1

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in Rhode Island.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
CNA LHC Group Westerly, Rhode Island 09/21/2021 Yes
Registered Nurse - Nurse on Duty Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Providence, Rhode Island 09/21/2021 No
RN- Float Pool South County Hospital Wakefield, Rhode Island 09/21/2021 No
RN- Med/Surg South County Hospital Wakefield, Rhode Island 09/21/2021 No

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in Rhode Island.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
LHC Group
Westerly, Rhode Island
09/21/2021
Yes
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providence, Rhode Island
09/21/2021
No
South County Hospital
Wakefield, Rhode Island
09/21/2021
No
South County Hospital
Wakefield, Rhode Island
09/21/2021
No

Acute Care Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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