How much does a Clinical Nurse Leader make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Clinical Nurse Leader in the United States is $43 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $40 and $50. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Clinical Nurse Leader?

Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is a relatively new nursing role that was developed in the United States to prepare highly skilled nurses focused on the improvement of quality and safety outcomes for patients or patient populations. The CNL is a registered nurse, with a Master of Science in Nursing who has completed advanced nursing coursework, including classes in pathophysiology, clinical assessment, finance management, epidemiology, healthcare systems leadership, clinical informatics, and pharmacology. CNLs are healthcare systems specialists that oversee patient care coordination, assess health...

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Chippenham Hospital - Richmond , VA
Tucker Pavilion - The Leader in Behavioral Health: * 137 Bed Psych Hospital offering of care ... Injection of clinical pathways in programming * Diverse array of therapeutic offerings - yoga, 12 ...
HCA - 1 day ago
Chippenham Hospital - Richmond , VA
With an experienced and stable leadership team, RNs have the opportunity to learn, grow, and ... This includes continuous observation and frequent measurements of relevant indicators of clinical ...
HCA - 15 days ago
John Randolph Medical Center - Hopewell , VA
Days (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time Clinical Nurse Coordinator RN TriCities Free Standing ... your leadership skills? Apply to join the TriCities Free Standing ER and find out what it truly ...
HCA - 7 days ago
Provides competent clinical nursing care consistent with professional standards. Reporting and ...  4. Leadership - With assistance, develops goals to promote professional growth or minimize ...
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LewisGale Medical Center - Salem , VA
We are looking for a dedicated RN like you to be a part of our team. Check us out on Facebook ... Demonstrated proficiency in leadership and management within the specialty EDUCATION REQUIRED AND ...
HCA - 9 days ago
LewisGale Medical Center - Salem , VA
Leaders on this unit have a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals ... Career Advancement through Clinical Ladder * Relocation Assistance * Tuition Reimbursement Program ...
HCA - 16 days ago
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