How much does a Head Nurse - Occupational Health make in the United States? The average Head Nurse - Occupational Health salary in the United States is $88,912 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $80,362 and $99,712. Salary ranges 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
Directs nursing service activities for occupational health services. Develops and conducts training programs to promote employee safety in the workplace. Conducts regular inspections of facilities and equipment to identify any health or safety hazards. Maintains records, investigates accidents and injuries, prepares appropriate reports for OSHA, and ensures compliance with all occupational health, safety, and environmental rules and regulations. Coordinates the procurement, review, and project management of contracts and service agreements with outside vendors. 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. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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