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7 High-Paying Nursing Jobs

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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This article originally appeared on Monster Career Advice.


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