Clinical Nursing Coordinator Salary
The average Clinical Nursing Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $32.53 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Clinical Nursing Coordinators is high. The vast majority (90 percent) of Clinical Nursing Coordinators who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$46,425 - $90,835|
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|$49,277 - $92,593|
|Hourly Rate||$24.50 - $44.00|
|Overtime||$12.28 - $61.83|
|Total Pay (||$49,277 - $92,593|
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
- Coordinate the activities of the unit and assign work to the nursing staff.
- Institute emergency procedures as necessary.
- Communicate patient status to incoming nursing shift and to physicians.
- Educate the nursing staff on patient care.
- Supervise the delivery of care in a nursing unit.
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nursing Coordinator
Pay by Experience for a Clinical Nursing Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Nursing Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Nursing Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Clinical Nursing Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 61 salaries. A Clinical Nursing Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 31 salaries.
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