JOB SUMMARY: Ensures that quality age appropriate nursing care is delivered to all patients on his/her nursing unit in accordance with the philosophy, policies and program plans of the hospital. Assists with the development of patient care standards, orientation and continuing education. Evaluated 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 understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific needs and provide age specific treatment and care. Insure that [unit/department/division] is in compliance with all applicable policies, laws and regulations.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
REQUIREMENTS: Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state. NRP certified. Minimum of 3-5 years acute nursing experience with one year of nursing department experience. Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.