Nephrologist nurse - Salary and Career

Nephrologist 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 Nephrologist nurse earn

A Nephrologist nurse earns between $2.539 and $6.486 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.654 and a median salary of $3.615 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 436 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Nephrologist nurse

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.654 43.852 914 18
1º Quartile 2.539 30.472 635 12
Median Salary 3.615 43.375 904 18
3º Quartile 4.947 59.359 1.237 24
Higher Salary 6.486 77.833 1.622 32

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 Nephrologist nurse

Nurses must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Nephrologist nurse the most in the job market

    • dialysis and nephrology services
    • hospital care activities
    • nursing activities
    • activities of healthcare professionals
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • temporary labor lease
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • complementary diagnostic and therapeutic services activities
    • other human health care activities
    • mobile emergency services

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