How much does a Head of Nursing make in the United States? The average Head of Nursing salary in the United States is $256,615 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $219,359 and $298,426. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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Head of Nursing plans and directs all nursing personnel. Develops and implements nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being a Head of Nursing reviews nursing department operations to ensure compliance with established standards. Ensures that all patients receive the highest quality care. Additionally, Head of Nursing requires a master's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to top management. The Head of Nursing manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Head of Nursing typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Head of Nursing do?
Head of Nursing in Altus, OK
Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
November 19, 2019
Head of Nursing in Nashua, NH
Prepare schedule for all shifts and ensure no overlapping and oversee all nursing facility according to hospital policies and manage all resources for same.
February 01, 2020
Head of Nursing in Lafayette, LA
Ensure quality nursing care is provided and appropriate administrative procedures are followed.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Head of Nursing in the United States. The base salary for Head of Nursing ranges from $219,359 to $298,426 with the average base salary of $256,615. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $237,492 to $336,234 with the average total cash compensation of $282,594.