How much does a Head Nurse - Oncology make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Head Nurse - Oncology in the United States is $53 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $46 and $67. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Head Nurse - Oncology directs nursing service activities for assigned oncology patients. Delegates responsibilities to oncology staff nurses; supervises preparation and maintenance of oncology patient clinical records, and writes reports on oncology staff performance and services rendered. Being a Head Nurse - Oncology maintains pre-set inventory standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keeps track of narcotics. Requires a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school. Additionally, Head Nurse - Oncology requires a valid state RN license. Typically reports to top management. The Head Nurse - Oncology 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 - Oncology typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Head Nurse - Oncology in the United States. The average hourly rate for Head Nurse - Oncology ranges from $46 to $67 with the average hourly pay of $53. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $46 to $67 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $54.