Charge Nurse: A Case Study

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The number of residents will determine the amount of staff that will be needed to provide care around the clock. The key staff members will include (1) medical director, (2) DON (3) RN or LPN and (4) CNA’s. The medical director will serve as a consultant and provide his expertise to the staff on how to adequately care for the patients. The DON will supervise the workers in the department and is available to handle administrative tasks. As for an RN one will serve as a charge nurse who will report directly to the DON. LPN will provide treatment and administer medication per doctor’s orders. According to Singh (2016), CNA’s provide hands-on care such as but not limited to taking vital signs, positioning and bathing assistance to the patients
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