Average Clinical Nurse Leader Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Clinical Nurse Leader is $36.97

Hourly Rate
$28 - $46
$2k - $10k
Total Pay
$60k - $100k
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What Do Clinical Nurse Leaders Do?

Clinical Nurse Leader Tasks
  • Comply with health organization's different credentialing affiliations and ensuring policies are adhered to.
  • Function as part of an inter-professional team by communicating, planning, and implementing care directly with other healthcare professionals, including physicians, pharmacists, social workers, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners.
  • Collect and evaluate patient outcomes, assess cohort risk, and assert decision-making authority to change care plans when necessary.
  • Put evidence-based practice into action to ensure that patients benefit from the latest innovations in care delivery.
  • Oversee the lateral integration of care for a distinct group of patients and actively provide direct patient care in complex situations.
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How do Clinical Nurse Leaders Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 26 responses, the job of Clinical Nurse Leader has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.73 out of 5. On average, Clinical Nurse Leaders are highly satisfied with their job.