Effective Date: 08/20/2008
Title: Section 11.44 - Supervisory level - definitions
11.44 Supervisory level definitions.
The term supervising public health nurse shall mean a nurse who supervises public health nurses 1 and 2 and other staff. A supervising public health nurse plans, provides, and evaluates nursing care in a variety of settings with the goal of improving health outcomes and is actively involved in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of public health programs designed to prevent disease and improve the health of individuals, families, specific populations, high-risk groups and/or communities. A supervising public health nurse may be involved in program administration and/or program budget development and monitoring and/or quality improvement initiatives, and/or acting as advocate and liaison for constituents and/or policy development.