Plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures, and services for a unit. Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training clinical staff. Ensures thatnurses are current in competencies, assessments, licensure, certifications, and other annual training. May provide directpatient care and isresponsible for assessing, planning, and evaluating patients. Relies onexperience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A widedegree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typicallyreports to top management.
Must be a registered nurse with at least 5 years of clinical experience in a related field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.