Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salary

Median pay for Dialysis Unit Head Nurses in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $32.15 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. The vast majority of Dialysis Unit Head Nurses (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and almost all get vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$63,954 - $91,563
$82K
MEDIAN: $82,424
50%

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$27.37 - $41.62
$27
$32
$42
MEDIAN: $31.69
10%
50%
90%

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$0$91K
Salary $82,424
Bonus $2,800
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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$57,956 - $91,234
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $27.37 - $41.62
Overtime $46.33
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $2,800
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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$57,956 - $91,234
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit

The head nurse of a dialysis unit is responsible for overseeing patients and other nursing staff within their unit over the course of their shift. Nurses in the unit report to the head nurse and consult them if there is a problem or general guidance is needed. Tasks performed by the head nurse include carrying out doctors' orders in terms of patient care, evaluating patients' needs and responses to treatments, discussing treatment options with patients and conducting other duties related to patient care. Additionally, the head nurse often helps assign nurses' rotations, and they must report any behavior among the nursing staff requiring discipline and administer disciplinary action if needed. The head nurse of a dialysis unit must participate in staff meetings, collaborate in the hiring process for their unit and participate in terminating current employees as required.

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Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Tasks

  • Manage and coordinate dialysis technicians and the nursing team.
  • Provide care and treatments for patients.
  • Discussion treatment and options with patients.
  • Evaluate patient responses to treatments.
  • Evaluate patient needs and create daily care plans and assignments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit

Pay by Experience for a Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 13 salaries. A Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Head Nurse, Dialysis Unit Salaries

National Average
$70,000

▼1%

Acute Care
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 91%
no benefits
None: 5%