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Nurse Senior Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Participates as a member of a health care team in providing primary care services to individuals and families in an ambulatory health care setting. Provides direction, instruction and guidance to subordinate staff members.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is second in a series of three classifications and is distinguished from the Nurse in that incumbents lead the work of other nurses or lower level staff, conduct in-service training and have more authority in decision making and independent judgment.

Examples of Duties:

  • Trains and coordinates the work activities of subordinates.
  • Triages clients by telephone.
  • Educates and advises clients on pertinent health issues.
  • Assesses vital signs, administers injections, and performs minor procedures.
  • Conducts nursing assessments as to the condition of clients and anticipates potential problems.
  • Maintains records on clients and is responsible for completeness of records.
  • Participates in orientation of new employees, students, and volunteers.
  • Participates as a member of a quality assurance or other committees.
  • Attends staff meetings, shares information, and participates in problem solving and decision making.
  • Updates written procedures, protocols, and policies under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor.
  • Prepares and submits regular periodic reports to supervisor.
  • Conducts and participates in staff in-service training and staff development programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the theory, principles, practices, and techniques of general professional nursing.
  • Knowledge of state and agency laws and regulations governing general professional nursing practices.
  • Knowledge of team management practices.
  • Skill in applying professional nursing methods and techniques.
  • Skill in leadership.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in maintaining effective working relationships.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited nursing program AND current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona AND one year professional nursing experience; OR, Must possess a temporary practice permit from the Arizona State Board of Nursing to practice as a Registered Nurse, AND one year professional nursing experience.


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