Head Nurse - Nursing Home Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Head Nurse - Nursing Home make in District of Columbia? The average Head Nurse - Nursing Home salary in District of Columbia is $76,417 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $70,581 and $82,894. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $70,581 10% $65,269 90% $88,791 75% $82,894 $76,417 50%(Median)
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Head Nurse - Nursing Home plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures, and services for a nursing home. Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training clinical staff. Being a Head Nurse - Nursing Home ensures that nurses are current in competencies, assessments, licensure, certifications, and other annual training. May provide direct patient care and is responsible for assessing, planning, and evaluating patients. Additionally, Head Nurse - Nursing Home requires a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school. Requires a valid state RN license. Typically reports to top management. The Head Nurse - Nursing Home manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Head Nurse - Nursing Home typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $76,032 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $76,032 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $76,032 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $76,032 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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