Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families and communities so they may attain, maintain or recover optimal health and quality of life
SANCTIONED AND EXISTING NURSING PERSONNEL
Nursing department is presently being managed by acting CNO assisted by one Nursing Superintendent ,Nine Deputy Nursing Superintendent and 60 Assistant Nursing Superintendent .Deputy Nursing Supdtt are managing full blocks and wards are being managed by Assistant Nursing Supdtt. and Senior Nursing Officers.
Specialized & Extended Role of Nurses
Infection Control Nurse : One Deputy Nursing Superintendent Epidemiology along with 5 infection control nurses are managing the Hospital Acquired Infection and also doing surveillance of Communicable Diseases.
Biomedical waste management: One Senior Nursing Officer is nominated for the training of surveillance of nurses in Biomedical Waste Management in Hospital.
Transplant co-ordinator: Nursing staff has been deputed as Transplant co- coordinators. They are encouraging and promoting organ donation and Eye donation.
Trauma Nurse Coordinator: Four Nursing officials are working as Trauma Nurse Coordinators. They are tracking the Medical /Nursing management of patients in Emg deptt and Advance Trauma Centre.
Objectives of nursing in hospital
Need based care.
Maximum comfort to the patient.
Timely and continuous care for the sick.
Accurate assessment of illness.
Ensure qualitative, quantitative, efficient and effective nursing care.
Health education to patients and attendants
Privacy at all level
An effective nursing is always based on nursing process which is an organized and systematic approach to nursing care that prioritizes patient assessment and management
Nurse patient ratio is being calculated and maintained as per SIU norms.
In services education Programme:
To improve knowledge of nursing staff classes are being organized on following topic as regular basis in CNO Office.
Safe Blood Transfusion
Biomedical waste management
Communication and behavior
Day to day problems in Nursing service :-
2. Shortage of Supervisory Staff
Foreseen for better nursing service administration in the next millennium