The primary area of responsibility is the management of patient/family care including nursing process, leadership, management and professionalism and growth and development. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the independent assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Demonstrates positive community relations through effective communication skills, patient advocacy and maintaining collaborative relationships through effective communication skills, patient advocacy and maintaining collaborative relationships using a team approach. Respects and values socio-economic and cultural diversity. The Registered Nurse is expected to meet standards of care and contribute to improvements in quality of care. Supports departmental policies and assumes responsibilities for meeting professional education goals. This level is accepted as the standard of practice at Mid Coast–Parkview Health and CHANS Home Health & Hospice.