Responsible for directing Nursing Service activities within the Home on the specific tour of duty, and for maintaining continuity for 24 hour nursing care. Implements administrative goals and policies and interprets objectives and plans of Nursing Services to the nurses on the units. Supervises total care given by the nurses and aides. Assumes responsibility of teaching nursing personnel when necessary. Evaluates emergencies, determines emergency measures to be used, and notifies appropriate persons and departments if deemed necessary. Assist in ensuring appropriate staffing is met during shift.