Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
Completes patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff; following up on work results.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Promotes patient\'s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
Provides information to patients and health care team by answering questions and requests.
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; approving requisitions and cost allocations.