How much does a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit make in South Carolina? The average Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit salary in South Carolina is $94,976 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $80,952 and $109,527. 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.

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Job Description for Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit

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)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Goose Creek, SC Avg. Salary $96,218 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Abbeville, SC Avg. Salary $98,288 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Adams Run, SC Avg. Salary $95,745 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Aiken, SC Avg. Salary $94,060 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Alcolu, SC Avg. Salary $90,735 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Allendale, SC Avg. Salary $93,634 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Anderson, SC Avg. Salary $97,899 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Andrews, SC Avg. Salary $92,069 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Arcadia, SC Avg. Salary $94,124 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Awendaw, SC Avg. Salary $95,650 Date Updated July 27, 2020
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