Head Nurse - Operating Room Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Head Nurse - Operating Room make in District of Columbia? The average Head Nurse - Operating Room salary in District of Columbia is $118,914 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $103,856 and $139,846. 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% $103,856 10% $90,146 90% $158,904 75% $139,846 $118,914 50%(Median)
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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $118,315 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $118,315 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $118,315 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $118,315 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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