Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel in patient care units, participates in planning work of assigned units and coordinates activities with other patient care units and related departments.
Ensures that patients’ needs are met and evaluates unit nursing care and performance.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in nursing, certification as a registered nurse (RN), and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks.
Leads and directs the work of others.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.