Assess the total needs of patients and prepare a plan of nursing care. Admission and discharge of patients.
Demonstrate and carry out efficient nursing care, taking care of personal comfort and toilet of patients, administration of drugs and treatment, observation and recording of vital parameters. Supervise patients diet.
Attending rounds with Medical/Nursing personnel.
Assist Medical staff in the examination of patients and treatment.
Handing over and takeover charge of patients at the end of the shift. Assignment of work to nursing sister grade-II and domestic staff.
Co-ordinate and facilitate the work of other staff, e.g.
physical therapist, social worker, dietitian, voluntary worker etc.
Maintaining good interpersonal relationship among all categories of staff and with patients and their relatives.
Maintain cleanliness of ward, its annexes and environments.
Proper upkeep and repairs of linen and ward equipment.
Make indents for drugs, surgical supplies, stores and issue.
TEACHING AND SUPERVISION:
The orientation of new staff and student nurses.
Participate in service education of nursing personnel and attend staff meetings.
Impart planned and incidental teaching.
Supervise sister grade-II and student nurses.
Supervise domestic staff.
Consult and co-operate with a nursing tutor in arranging clinical teaching.