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5 Ways to Become the Head Nurse

Steve Berman | NursingLink

5 Ways to Become the Head Nurse


If you care about your job, you probably want to move up to the highest level possible. That’s how you make more money, tackle more challenges, and, in many cases, gain more respect. For nurses, the position of head nurse is the ultimate goal. Head nurse is an important leadership role that can put you in the position to control many facets of the nursing experience, not just for yourself, but for all the nurses you oversee.

How do you become a head nurse? If you’re serious about becoming one, it’s best to have a plan in place years in advance. However, even if you just decided after years of nursing that you’d like to make the leap to the top of the nursing pile, there are still steps you can take. Here are a few tips to get you started.


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