Responsible for the implementation and delivery of patient care congruent with the mission, vision and values of the Organization. Responsible for ensuring age appropriate care is provided by nursing/midwifery staff of the unit(s) and care adheres to the Professional Code of Conduct and Scope of Practice of the regulatory body. A member of the nursing/midwifery leadership team who is responsible for developing and implementing age appropriate clinical practice standards consistent with best practice guidelines. Participates in the development and maintenance of a competency-based continuing education program that supports the nurses/midwifes in all specialty areas towards improvement in clinical practice. Provides clinical leadership in relevant are of specialty.
Key areas of responsibility include but not limited to Standards of patient care, Education of Staff, patient and family, Clinical practice, education and research, Professional Leadership, Service Excellence.