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Nursing Department

Bangalore, Karnataka

Fortis Healthcare

Job Description

Qualification: Graduate/diploma from an accredited school of nursing.
Reporting To: In charge
Job Summary: To ensure smooth functioning and management of the Nursing Department
in order to provide safety diagnostic & therapeutic procedures to the patient
Administers, direct and co-ordinate activities and patient care. Administration
within the department, is responsible for recommendation, development and
implementation of policies and procedures and keeping the chief of Nursing /Head
medical services and Facility Director inform both progress and potential problems.
Responsible for the direction and evaluation of patient care delivery. Maintain
operational aspects in collaboration with other service areas.

Job Duties:
Management of Patient Care Personnel
Provides leadership and direction in accordance with organizational and departmental goals and objectives.
Provides for professional growth and development of Nursing Department through identification of needs, sponsoring training programs, encouraging education (formal and continuing) efforts and evaluation of it.
Responsible for completion of regular performance evaluations for each staff member; conducts evaluations for new staff prior to completion of probationary period.
Counsels the employees, develops staff and, as appropriate, utilizes the disciplinary process.
Plans and maintains the staffing pattern for the Nursing Department meeting the patient's need for continuity of care and level of care.

Management of Nursing Department:
Responsible for safety and comfort of patients, and the health and safety of employees assigned .
Collaborates with all support services to provide a safe, clean and secure environment for patients, staff and visitors.
Develops, Justify and maintains the fiscal plans(Budget) .Monitors patient revenue, expenses and operating expenses (salaries and capital expense items) and provides appropriate reports to patients care administration.
Evaluates and sets standards for facilities and equipment, and monitors utilization of equipment and supplies.
Promotes open communication within the unit, service, and with other units and services. Plan and conducts unit staff meetings for each shift.
Provides assistance in the orientation to and practice of emergency procedures, fire Drills, evacuation procedures and internal/ External disaster plans and procedures.

Management of Patient Care:

Provides input and standards in formulating patient care policy and procedures for patient care services and the organization, works with the medical staff to coordinate medical and nursing management of patient care.
Participates in quality assessment and improvement, including utilization and promotion of familiarization with quality improvement standards and programs. Reviews quality improvement reports and integrates appropriate actions into the system.
Facilitates and monitors activities related to patient care and set standards for accurate reporting and recording of patient symptoms, reactions and progress.
Organizes patient care and ensures continuity of care based upon knowledge of patient needs.
Evaluates patients care through assessments, planning, intervention, reevaluation, written documentation, observation and comparison to establish standards.
Administers nursing care to patients, as needed, to maintain clinical skills, to assess particular patients requirements or as support to patient care unit staff.
Assumes the role of patient advocates respecting guideline found in the patient rights.

Education Responsibilities
Provides direction for the teaching of patients and their significant others, and other educational activities of the Patient Care Services of this Hospital.
Interprets philosophy, goals, objectives, policies and procedures for all personnel, patients and the public.
Cooperates with clinical instructors in planning, implementation and evaluation of students' clinical experience.
Assumes responsibility for own personal continuing education and developmental needs; attends meetings. Workshops and conventions to enrich personal knowledge, growth and skill in providing clinical care for patients.

Additional Responsibilities:

Serves as a resource to others.
Serves on committees in patient care/nursing, hospital wide or professional nursing organizations.
Supports and/or participates in research programs as approved by the Division of Patient Care Services.

Maintains a professional appearance and acts as a role models to the staff.
Promote open communication within the unit and other unit services.
Plan and conduct staff meeting as and when required.
Provide assistance for Emergency procedure.


Skill Sets:

Verbal Ability / Communication skill

To give accurate and tactful explanations to patients and their relatives.

Problem solving / Decision-making

Technical Skill & Analytical Skill

Company Description

Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading, pan Asia-Pacific, integrated healthcare... delivery provider.   Read full description

Additional Information

Last updated:
Job type:
Full time
Position type:
Minimum experience:
Two years
Compulsory Education
Salary range:
₹ 2,00,000 - ₹ 3,50,000 / Yearly (Gross Pay)
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