Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit Salary in New Jersey

How much does a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit make in New Jersey? The average Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit salary in New Jersey is $110,424 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $94,117 and $127,338. 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.

Salary range for a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit
$94,117 to $127,338
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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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Bayonne, NJ Avg. Salary $114,060 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bergenfield, NJ Avg. Salary $115,059 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bloomfield, NJ Avg. Salary $115,159 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location East Brunswick, NJ Avg. Salary $115,718 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Hoboken, NJ Avg. Salary $120,852 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Irvington, NJ Avg. Salary $114,060 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Lakewood, NJ Avg. Salary $113,757 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Middlesex, NJ Avg. Salary $112,062 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Passaic, NJ Avg. Salary $115,159 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Union, NJ Avg. Salary $114,060 Date Updated October 30, 2019
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