Alternate Job Titles: Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit, Nurse Manager - Psychiatric Unit
How much does a Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit make? The median annual Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit salary is $95,364, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $81,281-$109,970, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit in the United States is $95,364, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit in the United States are expected to make less than $95,364.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Nurse - Psychiatric Unit are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
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. Maintains pre-set inventory standards for solutions, supplies, medicines and equipment, and keeps track of narcotics. Must be graduate of an accredited nursing program with current state licensure. Typically reports to top management. 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. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. View full job description