1 Policies and Practices § 3:19
HR Series Policies and Practices
January 2017 Update
Part I. HR Management
Chapter 3. Staffing the HR Department
IV. HR Job Descriptions
§ 3:19. Unit-level HR positions
Supervising Nurse. Registered nurse currently licensed to practice in the state of employment. Supervises a staff of registered nurses in the delivery of healthcare consistent with the standards of nursing practice and company policy. Is accountable for the quality and quantity of nursing care. Develops and maintains a nursing policy and procedure manual. Develops and implements new procedures. Conducts in-service education to assure standardized application of policy and quality of nursing care. Develops medical directives in collaboration with the Medical Director. Plans, directs, and evaluates health education programs. Interviews, selects, and orients nursing staff. Establishes, maintains, and reviews a nursing recordkeeping system that assures confidentiality and meets legal requirements. Provides primary nursing care based upon nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, and medical directives.