The average salary for a Director of Nurses is $81,309 per year.

$60,526 - $109,896
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MEDIAN: $81,309
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$22.95 - $41.69
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MEDIAN: $33.11
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$60,526 - $109,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,383  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$60,024 - $110,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$22.95 - $41.69  
   
Overtime
$32.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$60,024 - $110,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Director of Nurses

Directors of nurses oversee groups of nurses in hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, and other medical institutions. These directors are responsible for ensuring that all administered care adheres to all laws and regulations and is provided in a caring and professional manner, and they may also have administrative duties such as hiring, delegating duties, scheduling, keeping inventory, evaluating employees, and establishing or modifying standards of practice. Employees of nursing departments must provide medication, treatment, and care according to very specific instructions, so these directors may also have management duties and even particular nursing duties.

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Director of Nurses Tasks

  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in quality and consistent patient care.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Director of Nurses Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Nurses?

Director of Nurses in Evansville:
Always treat employees fair and respectful. Be consistent and follow through. Keep open communication with executive director.

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Key Stats for Director of Nurses

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
029
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Director of Nurses Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Director of Nurses Salaries

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 8%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

National Average
$80,000

Administration
up arrow 6%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 10%

Geriatrics
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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