Job Description Perform all tasks assigned by the supervisor / head of department. Ensure all nursing staff supervised comply with the policies and procedures established by IHHN; monitor staff discipline including uniforms, attendance and punctuality and overall performance. Periodically review department’s policies, procedures, job descriptions etc. and recommend revisions as required. Report incidents to senior management as necessary. Monitor consumption of medication and general store. Assign staff duties, make nursing staff duty roster, utilize present pool of staff in order to avoid necessary staff overtime. Implement the Ward Teaching Program (CBO) for the nursing staff in coordination with Nursing Education Services; participate in clinical teaching and staff development of nursing staff. Counsel and guide all nursing staff. Round regularly; escort special visitors on hospital rounds. Coordinate with other departments to ensure the efficient working of the wards (maintenance, billing, etc.). Ensure proper hand over of patients (bed to bed) and ward inventory in every shift. Conduct random checks and report discrepancies to the management. Review reports from the Nursing Shift In charge of the evening and night shifts; report all incidents to the management. Keep the Nursing Manager informed of any special needs of the ward under his / her charge. Supervise day-to-day nursing activities of the nursing staff in accordance with current guidelines and regulations of IHHN Continually observes the general condition of patients; supervises bed-to-bed patients of staff. Monitor patients and ensure proper documentation is maintained and recorded on the system. Monitor staff to perform the following tasks: Hygiene care (AM care, PM care, position charge) Administration of medication Taking and documenting vital signs Maintaining I.O. charts Investigation I/V line and canulla care Dressing wounds Maintain inventories and make indents. Monitor the proper functioning of biomedical equipment and availability of supplies. Coordinate and communicate with consultants or medical officers related to patient care issues. Perform all tasks of staff at times of shortage of resources and in emergency situations.