This position has 24 hour accountability and is responsible for the delivery of high quality and cost effective health care while achieving positive clinical outcomes, and patient family and employee satisfaction. He/She is responsible for the overall operations, integration, coordination and direction of nursing and patient care for the assigned unit. Additionally he/she is responsible for ensuring that care delivery is consistent with the mission, vision, values and policies and in accordance with accepted standards of practice, state and federal regulations and licensing requirements. This includes mentoring and educating nurses working with physicians and other medical professionals and serving as a resource to all staff within the unit regarding the quality of services provided. This professional may also provide direct patient care along with the other unit nurses to maintain current skills.
2. Clinical Leadership:
4. Quality Improvement:
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: