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2021 Kentucky Clinical Nurse Specialists Salary Guide

Direct nursing staff in the provision of patient care in a clinical practice setting, such as a hospital, hospice, clinic, or home. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.

Kentucky Clinical Nurse Specialists Salary 2021

Salary

$63.1K

Growth

13%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Clinical Nurse Specialists Make in Kentucky 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $45,960 $54,460 $63,060 $74,890 $84,070
Hourly Wage $22.09 $26.18 $30.32 $36 $40.42

How Much Do Clinical Nurse Specialists Make in Kentucky 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$45,960
$54,460
$63,060
$74,890
$84,070
Hourly Wage
$22.09
$26.18
$30.32
$36
$40.42

What Do Clinical Nurse Specialists Do?

Direct nursing staff in the provision of patient care in a clinical practice setting, such as a hospital, hospice, clinic, or home. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.

Also known as:

Cardiology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emergency Clinical Nurse Specialist, ICU Clinical Nurse Specialist (Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse Specialist), Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Trauma ICU Clinical Nurse Specialist (Trauma Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse Specialist)

  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Establish nursing policies or standards.
  • Establish nursing policies or standards.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Support the professional development of others.
  • Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Establish nursing policies or standards.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Develop medical treatment plans.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Develop medical treatment plans.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Monitor medical facility activities to ensure adherence to standards or regulations.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Develop educational programs.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Develop medical treatment plans.
  • Teach classes in area of specialization.

Clinical Nurse Specialists Job Outlook in Kentucky

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Kentucky 46,900 53,050 13% 3,280
United States 3,096,700 3,318,700 7% 175,900

Clinical Nurse Specialists Job Outlook in Kentucky

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Kentucky
46,900
53,050
13%
3,280
United States
3,096,700
3,318,700
7%
175,900

Clinical Nurse Specialists Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Clinical Nurse Specialists Schools in Kentucky

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
American National University-Lexington Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Lexington, KY 2 years: 13
Ashland Community and Technical College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Ashland, KY 2 years: 61
ATA College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Louisville, KY 2 years: 30
Beckfield College-Florence Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Florence, KY 2 years: 86
Beckfield College-Florence Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Florence, KY 4 years: 16
Bellarmine University Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Louisville, KY More than 4 years: 4
Bellarmine University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Louisville, KY 4 years: 128
More than 4 years: 26
Berea College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Berea, KY 4 years: 8
Big Sandy Community and Technical College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Prestonsburg, KY 2 years: 23
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Lexington, KY 2 years: 105

Clinical Nurse Specialists Schools in Kentucky

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Lexington, KY
2 years: 13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Ashland, KY
2 years: 61
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Louisville, KY
2 years: 30
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Florence, KY
2 years: 86
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Florence, KY
4 years: 16
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Louisville, KY
More than 4 years: 4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Louisville, KY
4 years: 128
More than 4 years: 26
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Berea, KY
4 years: 8
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Prestonsburg, KY
2 years: 23
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Lexington, KY
2 years: 105

Clinical Nurse Specialists Jobs in Kentucky.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
RN Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Danville, Kentucky 09/20/2021 No
RN Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Danville, Kentucky 09/20/2021 No

Clinical Nurse Specialists Jobs in Kentucky.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Danville, Kentucky
09/20/2021
No
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Danville, Kentucky
09/20/2021
No

Clinical Nurse Specialists Salary Guide 2021

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