Clinical Nursing Coordinator Salary
Clinical Nursing Coordinators in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $33.29 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
|Salary||$47,901 - $90,557|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$49,725 - $92,571|
|Hourly Rate||$24.39 - $43.66|
|Overtime||$12.33 - $61.54|
|Total Pay (||$49,725 - $92,571|
Job Description for Clinical Nursing Coordinator
Clinical nursing coordinators work primarily for hospitals, and a bachelor's degree in nursing is generally required for this position. Applicants must have graduated from an approved school of nursing and hold national certification, and should also be licensed by the state in which they practice. They are also responsible for re-certification as necessary and maintaining working knowledge of clinical skills.Read More...
Flexibility is important in this position, as they may work at night, on weekends or holidays, or on a rotating basis, and strong verbal and written communication skills are important in this position. Because clinical nursing coordinators may communicate directly with patients and their families, interpersonal skills are also important and they must support positive working relationships.The ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary team members is highly beneficial to provide excellent care for all patients, and they must be able to work independently with minimal or no supervision as well as in a team environment.
This job may involve potential exposure to chemicals and infectious environmental hazards, and clinical nursing coordinators must follow their company's procedures and guidelines at all times and perform effectively in stressful situations. Some employers require candidates to be able to lift or move weight up to 50 pounds and keep their skills up-to-date by attending training classes and conferences. They may also call alternate nurses when scheduled nurses are absent and train new or younger clinical nurses.
Clinical Nursing Coordinator Tasks
- Educate the nursing staff on patient care.
- Supervise the delivery of care in a nursing unit.
- Communicate patient status to incoming nursing shift and to physicians.
- Coordinate the activities of the unit and assign work to the nursing staff.
- Institute emergency procedures as necessary.
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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nursing Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Clinical Nursing Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $64K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $68K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $73K in this role. Clinical Nursing Coordinators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $76K on average.
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