7 High-Paying Nursing Jobs
Megan Malugani | Monster Contributing Writer
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Median Salary: $81,489
Typical Requirements: Master’s degree and at least five years of experience
If you like your nursing infused with some scholarly research, number crunching and data evaluation, the clinical nurse specialist (CNS) job might be for you. In addition to treating and diagnosing patients, CNSes also focus on assessing a hospital’s procedures, processes and personnel. The job of a CNS is often broken down into three spheres of influence as defined by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists: patient/family, nursing personnel/practice and system/network organization.
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