How much does a Head Nurse - Operating Room make in the United States? The average Head Nurse - Operating Room salary in the United States is $112,301 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $98,075 and $132,069. Salary ranges 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 - Operating Room directs nursing service activities for assigned patients in the operating room. Delegates responsibilities to auxiliary and operating room staff nurses. Being a Head Nurse - Operating Room supervises preparation and maintenance of patient clinical records and writes reports on operating room staff performance and services rendered. Maintains pre-set inventory standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keeps track of narcotics. Additionally, Head Nurse - Operating Room 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 - Operating Room 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 - Operating Room 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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What does a Head Nurse - Operating Room do?
Head Nurse - Operating Room in Chico, CA
- Identifies and develops the role of the senior nurses to become effective mentors/ supervisors in clinical practice.
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Head Nurse - Operating Room in Spokane, WA
Assesses plans, directs, implements and evaluates patient care to comply with established standards in accordance with the American Nurses Association, Nursing Administration Scope and Standards of practice and performance and JCIA.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Head Nurse - Operating Room in the United States. The base salary for Head Nurse - Operating Room ranges from $98,075 to $132,069 with the average base salary of $112,301. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $98,083 to $133,086 with the average total cash compensation of $112,521.