Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit make in District of Columbia? The average Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit salary in District of Columbia is $111,683 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $95,197 and $128,793. 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% $95,197 10% $80,186 90% $144,370 75% $128,793 $111,683 50%(Median)
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Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit directs nursing service activities for assigned patients in the psychiatric unit. Delegates responsibilities to auxiliary and psychiatric staff nurses; supervises preparation and maintenance of psychiatric patient clinical records, and writes reports on psychiatric staff performance and services rendered. Being a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit 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 - Psychiatric Unit requires a valid state RN license. Typically reports to top management. The Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit 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 - Psychiatric Unit 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 $111,121 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $111,121 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $111,121 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $111,121 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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