Assists in managing the patient care unit for administrative and clinical aspects to include organizing, developing, directing and assuring the delivery of cost effective, quality patient care.
Assists in the process which ensures that patient care is delivered in accordance with established corporate wide policies and procedures, nursing standards, guidelines and protocols and the HMC Code of Professional Behaviour and Ethics for Nurses and Midwives.
Provides education to staff based on theoretical and clinical expertise.
Ensures clinical resource and continuity of patient care during her/his duty hours.
Assumes responisbility for staffing and scheduling personnel.