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10 Best Nursing Careers Based on Salary and Demand

4. Charge nurse

A charge nurse is synonymous with the head nurse. This career refers to a nurse who oversees all other staff on the floor. It is your job to ensure that all patients receive quality care, are taken care of, and make sure there is continuity between everyone. A charge nurse is usually based on a specific part of medicine.

You will need to keep up to date of all the advances in medicine, changes in procedures, legal issues, and documentation requirements. You will need to be aware of all that is happening on a unit and maintaining a professional demeanor always is not easy. The median salary is $75,000.