Staff Nurses are responsible to a Staff Nurse IV and Head Nurse to provide professional, quality patient care according to hospital standard.
To fulfill the responsibilities above, the Staff Nurse, in collaboration with nursing personnel and members of other disciplines, engages in the following activities:
Provides direct patient care.
Provides guidance for and supervision of personnel accountable to the Staff Nurse.
Coordinates nursing services with the services of other health care disciplines.
Assumes responsibility for staffing and scheduling personnel. Assignments reflect appropriate utilization of personnel.
Fosters a climate conducive to education experiences for nurses and students
Evaluates the quality and appropriateness of care
Accepts organizational accountability for services provided to recipients.