Ensures that quality age appropriate nursing care is delivered to all patients on his/her nursing unit in accordance with the philosophy, policies, procedures and program plans of the hospital. Assists with the development of patient care standards, orientation and continuing education. Evaluates staff performance in accordance with organizational policies. Develops, implements and maintains unit budget. Participates in nursing quality assurance. Maintains unit administration including scheduling and maintenance of supplies and equipment. Uses an understand of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient s age specific needs and provide age specific treatment and care.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, and currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Required. MSN preffered. Minimum of 3-5 year s acute nursing experience with one year of charge nurse of management experience, Experience with stroke patients and Telemetry experience. ACLS, BLS - Certifications as required by law, stature and/or regulation for area or specialization. Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.