Head nurses and supervisors perform some or all of the following duties:
A. May provide direct patient care.
B. Supervise registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and other nursing personnel
C. Evaluate patients' needs and ensure that required nursing care is delivered
D. Set up and co-ordinate nursing services in conjunction with other health services
E. Ensure quality nursing care is provided and appropriate administrative procedures are followed
F. Assist in the establishment of unit policies and procedures
G. Administer nursing unit budget and ensure that supplies and equipment are available