Advances clinical practice on the unit; consistently integrates evidence into practice and uses this as a firm foundation for unit practice.
Serves as a clinical expert and professional resource for the unit nurses; mentors and coaches other nurses to advance their development.
Provides nursing leadership in the development and implementation of unit level evidenced based protocols/procedures.
Develops CNI and CNII to effectively function in unit-based roles.
Models collaboration with interdisciplinary team to plan and coordinate care; models independent advocacy for patient/family needs.
Enhances practice consistent with unit operations to ensure safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, patient centered care.