The Head Nurse oversees the IPC operationaland clinical activities in the organization. He / she develops andimplements nursing care guidelines, policies and procedures toensure smooth delivery of quality patient care, and that activitiesare aligned with the organizational goals.
He / she must also ensurethat the nursing services meet the international standards of IPCbest practices.
The Head Nurse monitors thecompetent delivery of IPC services and the provision of highestlevel of safety and quality care at all times.
He / she ensures alltypes of needs, concerns, and issues are handled in a professionalmanner. He / she maintains proper documentation ofIPC services, and reviews records to analyse the effectiveness andefficiency of the care provided by the nursingdepartment.