Neonatologist nurse - Salary and Career

Neonatologist nurse - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They provide patient and/or client care, coordinate, plan actions and audit nursing and/or perfusion services. Nurses implement actions to promote health in the community. Perfusionists perform cardiopulmonary bypass procedures in hospitals. All professionals in this occupational family can conduct research.

How much does an Neonatologist nurse earn

A Neonatologist nurse earns between $2.840 and $10.253 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.611 and a median salary of $3.912 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 248 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Neonatologist nurse

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.611 55.327 1.153 27
1º Quartile 2.840 34.086 710 17
Median Salary 3.912 46.944 978 23
3º Quartile 7.819 93.834 1.955 46
Higher Salary 10.253 123.038 2.563 60

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals, health
        • nurses

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Main workplaces

Nurses they work in the areas of health and social services. They carry out activities in public and private companies. The vast majority of nurses are registered, while perfusionists can also act as self-employed and employers. Both work as a team, indoors. Nurses work shifts (day/night), except for professionals who work in the Family Health Strategy, who work only during daytime hours and with a workload determined in a specific ordinance. Perfusionists work irregular hours. Nursing professionals are predominantly female, but the number of male professionals has increased in recent years. They are exposed to biological risks and - with the exception of Health and Occupational Nurses - to toxic materials, radiation, contamination by piercing-cutting materials and stress resulting from dealing with human life. Perfusionists work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and under constant supervision.

What does it take to work in the field of Nurses

The training required for nurses is a bachelor's degree and registration in Corem, while for perfusionists, training in a higher education course in the areas of biological or health sciences and a specialization course of 1400 hours is required. The full exercise of activities, for nurses, occurs after one to two years of professional experience, with the exception of those who work in the Family Health Strategy, where there is no requirement for previous experience. To be an expert in the area, it is recommended that the professional first go through different areas of work and later specialize in one of them. In the case of perfusionists, the full exercise of activities occurs after three to four years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Neonatologist nurse

Nurses must:

  • perform research in nursing and/or perfusion;
  • perform research in nursing and/or perfusion;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform extracorporeal circulation procedure;
  • implementing actions for health promotion;
  • provide assistance to the patient/client;
  • implement actions for health promotion;
  • auditing nursing and/or infusion services;
  • provide patient/client assistance;
  • audit nursing services and/or infusion;
  • planning nursing and/or perfusion actions;
  • coordinate nursing and/or infusion services;
  • coordinating nursing and/or infusion services;
  • planning nursing actions and/or perfusion;
  • audit nursing services and/or infusion;
  • audit nursing services and/or perfusion;
  • planning nursing and/or perfusion actions;
  • coordinate nursing and/or perfusion services;
  • promoting family health;
  • audit nursing and/or perfusion services;
  • plan nursing actions and/or perfusion;
  • providing patient/client assistance;
  • auditing nursing and/or perfusion services;
  • promote family health;
  • providing assistance to the patient/client;
  • carry out research in nursing and/or perfusion;
  • audit nursing and/or infusion services;

  • Activities

    • request exams;
    • setting priorities;
    • serving users in ubs, homes or community spaces;
    • activate a multiprofessional health team;
    • participating in the elaboration of health projects and policies;
    • participate in continuing education activities;
    • define type of equipment and material;
    • guiding community participation in educational activities;
    • carry out disease prevention and curative actions;
    • participating in the planning of actions by community health workers;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • performing nursing consultations;
    • check the consistency of the nursing record with pathology;
    • collect data and samples;
    • analyze medical records;
    • facilitate interaction between the acs and ubs professionals;
    • preparing reports and documents;
    • creating procedure strategies;
    • participating in the development of health projects and policies;
    • raise research funds;
    • investigate irregularities related to the assistance provided;
    • identify groups, families and individuals exposed to risks;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • guiding community participation in educational actions;
    • identify partners and resources available in the community;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • change body temperature;
    • define quality assessment methods;
    • developing action projects;
    • participate in planning activities;
    • perform an active search for local situations;
    • diagnose the situation;
    • remove circulatory and ventilatory support;
    • confronting the situation with information from legislation and standards;
    • survey needs and problems;
    • participating in campaigns to combat health problems;
    • check equipment operation;
    • record observations, care and procedures provided;
    • notify diseases, injuries and situations of local importance;
    • check for irregularities related to the assistance provided;
    • perform myocardial protection(cardioplegia);
    • define health promotion strategies for specific situations and groups;
    • analyze data;
    • calculate drug dosage and arterial flow;
    • standardize nursing and/or perfusion norms and procedures;
    • to be responsible for all services provided to the enrolled population;
    • organize study groups;
    • coordinating the care of users;
    • demonstrate manual dexterity;
    • serve patients/clients at home;
    • perform exams;
    • participating in the work of multidisciplinary teams;
    • provide direct assistance to critically ill patients;
    • evaluate results;
    • organizing health promotion groups;
    • performing more complex procedures;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • operate set of circulatory and ventilatory support;
    • guiding the team for infection control in health units;
    • monitor the clinical evolution of patients;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • developing continuing education programs;
    • participating in worker health programs and campaigns;
    • define actions according to local priorities;
    • defining health promotion strategies for specific situations and groups;
    • interpret hemodynamic and laboratory data;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • apply methods for quality assessment;
    • registering activities in information systems;
    • participate in the management of inputs;
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • identify risk areas;
    • monitor work process;
    • prescribe medication;
    • request exams;
    • submit research results for publication;
    • set goals;
    • define territory of action;
    • updating registration information;
    • fill equipment with perfusate(prime or priming);
    • capture research funds;
    • check stock of blood products and blood components;
    • analyze the assistance provided by the nursing team;
    • confront the situation with information from legislation and standards;
    • monitor the selection process of nursing and/or perfusion professionals;
    • participate in team evaluations;
    • reinfuse residual volume of the circuit;
    • develop technical and scientific works;
    • administer medication;
    • demonstrate attention ability;
    • evaluate performance of subordinates and peers;
    • collaborate with teaching and research entities;
    • demonstrate ability to adapt to situations;
    • demonstrate quick thinking;
    • dismantle cec set;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • select materials and equipment;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • encouraging community participation;
    • identify users' needs;
    • promote comprehensive care;
    • developing educational material;
    • prescribe nursing actions;
    • discard used material;
    • evaluating actions of community health workers;
    • develop continuing education programs;
    • assemble cec set;
    • prescribing medication;

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