Starr Regional Medical Center
Provides nursing leadership for a specific shift and unit/area.
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.
Assists in Determining staffing levels and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and work/patient flow.
Provides direct patient care as needed.
Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving.
Takes patient assignments to meet staffing needs.
Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.
Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers.
Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.