Clinical Nurse Specialist Salary in Iowa

How much does a Clinical Nurse Specialist make in Iowa? The average Clinical Nurse Specialist salary in Iowa is $95,495 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $86,339 and $104,601. 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. View the Cost of Living in Iowa

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Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist is responsible for assessing a healthcare facility's nursing practice and its impact on patient outcomes. Provides clinical direction to nursing staff in the delivery of patient care programs. Being a Clinical Nurse Specialist ensures nursing staff maintains an established level of clinical competency. May require a master's degree. Additionally, Clinical Nurse Specialist typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Clinical Nurse Specialist 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 Clinical Nurse Specialist 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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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Ackley, IA Avg. Salary $91,384 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Ackworth, IA Avg. Salary $99,686 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Adair, IA Avg. Salary $99,186 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Adel, IA Avg. Salary $99,436 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Afton, IA Avg. Salary $99,186 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Agency, IA Avg. Salary $98,456 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Ainsworth, IA Avg. Salary $97,727 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Akron, IA Avg. Salary $85,808 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Albert City, IA Avg. Salary $85,745 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Albia, IA Avg. Salary $99,186 Date Updated April 27, 2019

Career Path for this job

  1. This Job:

    Clinical Nurse Specialist

    5 + years experience
    Master's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Nursing Director


    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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