This position is responsible for providing patient care in a safe an effective manner. Additional responsibilities include directing the Patient Care Technician activity, synthesizing patient information, assessment of patients, planning of care/intervention, and teaching of patients/family, implementation of treatment plan/MD orders, and documentation and evaluation per unit standards. Collaboration between healthcare team members and Integration of patient care standards are incorporated into all clinical activities. Position requires the full understanding thru active participation in fulfilling the Saddleback Medical Center (SMC) mission and core values. Employee understands and supports the organizations strategic plan, lean initiatives for continuous performance improvement, patient safety, and patient centered care.