The Charge Nurse-RN is responsible for coordinating the clinical activities during their shift, including admissions and discharges, adjusting staff as necessary and coordinating staff responses to emergencies/incidents.
Effectively interacts with patients/residents, family members, responsible parties, and other health team members while maintaining the standards of professional nursing. Educates other health care team members on information required to fully implement the care plan for residents/patients/guests. Demonstrates knowledge of medication administration based on age of patient/resident and their clinical condition. Delegates and collaborates in providing patient/resident care.