How much does a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit make in Louisiana? The average Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit salary in Louisiana is $96,528 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $82,278 and $111,318. 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.

Recommended Part-time Jobs during Coronavirus Outbreak

25% $82,278 10% $69,304 90% $124,783 75% $111,318 $96,528 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria

Job Description

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)

See user submitted job responsibilities for Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit.

Job Openings for Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit in Louisiana

Select a city to view specific salary and bonus information for Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit

Loading results...
Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $92,038 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $99,222 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $88,467 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $93,686 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $88,467 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $98,103 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $92,880 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $89,273 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $99,813 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $92,880 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst