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JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES OF NURSING STAFF



DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL
          
The Principal directs the educational and non-teaching staff of the College in conducting programme in co-ordination with the Professor of Nursing and Vice-Principal.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

1.     Financial:

 Plans and revises short-term and long-term budget for the College (Plan and  Non-Plan Budget).
ü  Acts as Drawing and Disbursing Officer.
ü  Monitors all College expenditures.
ü  Acts as Controlling Officer for the operation of Private Accounts.

2.    Educational:

i) Monitors educational programmes of the College.

ii) a) Co-ordinates (with Professor of Nursing and Vice-Principal),  the planning, implementation and evaluation of the   programmes.

                b)  Co-ordinates with co-ordinator of Continuing Education Department in planning, implementation and evaluation of continuing education programmes.

iii) Identifies professional development needs of faculty members and facilitates staff development programme in co-ordination with heads of the departments/programme co-ordinators.

iv) Supervises postgraduate and Ph.D. students conducting nursing research.
v)  Participates in teaching of regular nursing educational programmes as well as continuing/in-service education short term programmes.

vi)  Acts as:

a.     Chairperson of Departmental Promotion Committee (Group ‘C’ selected posts), Committee of Courses, Departmental Research Committee, College Council, Staff Body and Residential Accommodation Committee for campus residential complex as well as quota of quarters from general pool under the Principal.
b.      Member of Academic Council, Faculty of Science Admission Committee, Board of Research Studies and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) etc.
c.     Superintendent of Examination for all the Delhi University examinations conducted for nursing educational programmes.


3.   Supervisory:

Responsible for supervision of all personnel - teaching and non-teaching.

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Co-ordinates and collaborates with Vice-Principal in  preparing academic  staff  assignment.


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Plansstaff assignments in consultation with Vice-Principal and                                   Administrative Officer for administrative staff.

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Facilitates and supervises College establishment work.


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Facilitates orientation of new employees to the job responsibilities and other
official procedures.

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Facilitates and provides assistance to staff in carrying out their activities.

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Writes senior staff performance reports and reviews the confidential reports of all staff.


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Facilitates functioning of R.F.T.C., Chhawla and C.G.C. in co-ordination with Chief Medical Officer and I/c, C.G.C.

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Monitors students' welfare activities e.g. Mess, Hostel, Health, Sports, Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) etc.

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Facilitates administration of the College Library

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Monitors all leave privileges of the faculty and staff and acts as sanctioning authority (within her power).



4.    Human Relation and Communication:

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Informs


a.
Staff on matters related to educational programmes conducted at the College


b.
Staff on matters related to personnel and work policies.

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Identifies conflicts among staff members and initiates solution.

iii

Reports staff status to middle level management personnel and DGHS as the case may     be.

iv

Informs students of changes in College policies, procedures and standards.

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Facilitates student and staff guidance and counselling services.

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Informs parents about student status and reviews reports of student performance.

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Facilitates communication interpersonal relationship both inter and intra departmental and with other institutions at state, national and international levels.









JOB DESCRIPTION OF VICE-PRINCIPAL

Overview:

The Vice-Principal assists Principal in directing the staff (Teaching and non-teaching) of the College in conducting teaching programmes. She assists Principal and Professor of Nursing in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating educational programmes.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:
          

1.    Financial:
a)    Assists Principal in carrying out financial activities:

i)             In operating Government and Private Accounts
ii)            Planning and Revising Budget
iii)           Monitoring College expenditure

b)    In the absence of Principal performs all the functions listed above and also acts as Drawing and Disbursing Officer.


    2.   Educational:

      i.        Assists Principal in monitoring the educational programmes of the College.   

a)    Assists Principal and Professor of Nursing in planning, implementation and evaluation of the programmes.
b)    Participates in the conduct of Continuing Education programme and programme for  visitors.
     ii.        Assists Principal in identifying needs for professional development of faculty and facilitates conducts staff development programme.
    iii.        Supervises postgraduate students conducting research.
   iv.        Participates in teaching of various educational programmes.
    v.        Acts as:
a)    member of Committee of Courses, TAC, Coordination Committee
b)    In the absence of Principal, chairs the assigned committee meetings.
c)    Assists in the conduct of admission procedures and final university examination and
   vi.        Diploma in Nursing Education and Administration Examinations.
a)    Supervises clinical experience of all educational programmes in coordination with Coordinators.
b)    Guides faculty in day-to-day academic activities of all educational programmes.
  vii.        Guides Diploma in Nursing Education and Administration Coordinator for students' transcript.
 viii.        Guide and monitors students' cumulative record for all educational programmes, maintained by respective programme Coordinators.
   ix.        Reviews student progress reports and activities and offers academic  guidance.

3.              Supervisory:

      i.        Shares responsibility with Principal and Professor in supervision of teaching and non-teaching staff.

     ii.        Plans academic staff assignments in consultation with Principal and Professor.
    iii.        Participates in conduct of orientation programme for new faculty members in coordination with Continuing Education Coordinator.
   iv.        Supervises and guides staff in conducting their activities.
    v.        Writes staff performance report and reviews evaluation report of assigned staff.
   vi.        Assists Principal in the administration and supervision of R.F.T.C. and C.G.C.
  vii.        Assists Principal in monitoring students welfare activities e.g. Mess, hostel, Health, Sports , S.N.A. etc.
 viii.        Assists Principal in administration and supervision of Library.
   ix.        Monitors all leave privileges of teaching staff.

4.              Recruitment and Promotion:

      i.        Acts as Member of Departmental Promotion and Selection Committee for appointment of group C and D Staff.
     ii.        Assists Principal in reviewing recruitment and promotion policies of teaching and non-teaching staff.
    iii.        Assists Principal in maintaining discipline in the College.

5.              Establishment:

      i.        Assists Principal in maintaining law and order in College Campus
     ii.        Supervises overall functioning of staff and students' hostel.
    iii.        Assists Principal in facilitating work of CPWD.

6.              Interpersonal:

i)   Assists Principal informing:
a)  staff on matters related to educational programmes conducted at the College.
b)  Staff on matters related to personal and work policies.
ii)  Identifies conflict among staff members, initiates solution and reports to Principal
    when necessary.
iii) Communicates with staff in explaining administrative constraints.
iv) Informs students of changes in college policies, procedures and standards.
v)  Facilitates guidance and counselling students and staff as per need.
vi) Informs parents about student status and reviews reports of student performance.
vii) Any other responsibility assigned by the Principal




JOB DESCRIPTION OF PROFESSOR OF NURSING

Overview:

 The Professor assists all Principal in planning, implementing and evaluating all educational programmes in the College. The Professor initiates and coordinates curriculum planning, implementing and evaluating development curriculum revision and research work in Nursing.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

1.  Academic:

      i.        Assists \Principal and coordinates with Vice-principal in monitoring the educational programmes of the College.
     ii.        Coordinates with Principal in conduct of Post-masters' programmes in Nursing.
    iii.           
a.     Coordinate with Principal in planning, implementation and evaluation of  the  educational programmes
b.     Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of Continuing

   iv.        Education Programmes.
    v.        Participates in staff development programmes.
   vi.        Supervises post-graduate student conducting research
  vii.        Participates in teaching in various educational programmes.
 viii.        Acts as:
a.    Member of TAC, Committee of Courses, M.Phil Committee, Coordination Committee etc.
b.    Chairman of College Curriculum Committee.
c.     Overall Incharge in the conduct of admission procedures and final university examination with the assistance from Vice-Principal, Examination Superintendent, and Programme Coordinator.
ix)        Is available for consultation with Vice-Principal for day-to-day academic activities
            of all programmes.
x)         Maintains post-masteral students' records.

2.   Supervisory:

      i.        Shares responsibility with Principal in supervision of teaching staff.
     ii.        Coordinates and collaborates with Vice-Principal in preparing academic staff assignment.
    iii.        Participates in orientation programmes for new employees.
   iv.        Provides academic guidance to teaching staff.
    v.        Writes staff performance report as assigned by Principal and reviews evaluation report of assigned staff.
   vi.        Coordinates with Medical Officer in the conduct of teaching and research activities at R.F.T.C., Chhawla.
  vii.        Facilitates functioning of College Library in coordination with Senior Librarian.

3.  Recruitment and Promotion:

      i.        Acts as Member of Departmental Promotion Committee when assigned.
     ii.        Assists Principal in reviewing recruitment and promotion policies.

4.   Human Relations:

      i.        Shares responsibility with Principal and Vice-Principal in identifying conflicts among staff members and initiates solution, consult and inform when necessary.
     ii.        Facilitates student and staff guidance services.
    iii.        Shares responsibility with Principal and Vice-Principal in informing parents about students' progress, problems etc.
   iv.        Facilitates guidance and counselling to staff and students' as per need.

5. Any other responsibility assigned by the Principal.

                            
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SENIOR LECTURER IN EDUCATION

1. Acts as Head of Education Department.
2. Participates in teaching the course of education to Post-graduate students.
3. Teaching the course of guidance and counselling to P.G. Students.
4. Participating in practice of teaching of P.G. students.
5. Guides research Projects of Post graduate students etc.
6. Acting as Student and Staff Counsellor.
7. Participates in Curriculum development Curriculum revision and curriculum evaluation.
8. Coordinates activities with other departments.
9Any other duties assigned by Principal.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE NURSING STAFF

Senior Lecturer in Public Health Nursing:

1. Teach Public Health Nursing courses and supervise the field experience.
2. Teach the Public Health aspect in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration 
    courses.
3. Evaluate staff and students in the clinical department.
4. Assist in the practice of teaching.
5. Guide Research Projects.
6. Act as Counsellor.
7. Participate in curriculum development and evaluation.
8. Any other duty assigned by the Principal.
Ø  Participates in planning, organising and conducting teaching the Community Health Nursing courses to B.Sc. (H) Nursing and Master of Nursing students.
Ø  Supervision and guidance of field experience for students and staff of urban and rural community health.
Ø  Guidance and supervision of Research work of M.N. students in Community Health Nursing.
Ø  Co-ordinating and conducting National/local in-service education programmes in Community Health nursing field.
Ø  Conducting, constructing and evaluating the tests, assignments and final examinations for B.Sc. and M.Sc. Programmes in Community Health Nursing.
Ø  Participating in various Committee meetings e.g. Curriculum, Library, External Lecturers, General body selection of External Lecturers.
Ø  Participating in scrutinizing applications for M.N. students and preparing selection list and final result.
Ø  Manning various records and reports.
Ø  Any other

SENIOR LECTRER IN NURSING ADMINISTRATION:

1.    Acts as head of Nursing Administration Department.
2.    Participates in teaching the Nursing Administration courses in various educational
          programmes.
3.    Participate in teaching a course in Clinical Nursing and supervising the field work
4.    of post-graduate students as assigned.
5.    Participates in practice of teaching of Post-graduate students.
6.    Guide Research Projects of post-graduate students
7.    Acts as Counsellor.
8.    Participate in curriculum development, evaluation and curriculum revision.
9.    Any other duty assigned by the Principal.

SENIOR LECTURER IN NURSING EDUCATION:

1.    Act as Head of Nursing education Department.
2.    Participates in teaching the Nursing Education courses for students of various
educational programmes.
3.    Participate in teaching a course in Clinical Nursing and supervise the field work of
4.    post-graduate students as assigned.
5.    Participate in planning and conduct of practice of teaching for post-graduate
students.
6.    Guides Research projects for post-graduate students.
7.    Participate in curriculum development and evaluation and curriculum revision.
8.    Act as Counsellor.
9.    Any other duty assigned by the Principal.

SENIOR LECTURER IN CONTINUING EDUCATION:

1. Act as Head of Continuing Education Department.
2. Assists the Principal in organising Continuing Education Programmes for nursing
    personnel at state and national level.
3. Participate in teaching a course in Clinical Nursing and supervising field work of
    post-graduate students.
4. Participating in practice of teaching of post-graduate students.
5. Guide Research Projects of post-graduate students.
6. Participates in Curriculum Development and Evaluation and curriculum revision.
7. Acts as Counsellor.
8. Any other duties assigned by the Principal.

SENIOR TUTOR:

1. Participates in teaching and supervising the courses of undergraduate students.
2. Participates in curriculum development and evaluation and revision.
3. Guide in Research Projects for undergraduate students.
4. Acts as a Counsellor for staff and students
5. Maintain various records.
6. Conducting and participating in department meetings and attending various
    meetings.
7. Participating in Administration activities of Department.
8. Any other responsibility assigned by Principal.

TUTOR:

1.    Assists in teaching and supervision in clinical Nursing courses for undergraduate
students.
2.  Coordinates with the external lecturer for various courses as assigned.
3.  Participate in the evaluation of students.
4.  Guide the students in conducting seminars, discussions and presentations etc.
5.  Maintain students' records.
6.  Participate in student counselling programmes.
7.  Participate and promote students' welfare activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LECTURER of BIOPHYSICS

1. Acts as Incharge of Biophysics Department.
2. Participates in teaching programme in Physics/Biophysics to undergraduate students.
3. Maintain the records and reports of department.
4. Supervision of Lab. staff e.g. Lab Assistant and Lab Attendants etc.
5. Updating the Lab. equipment by purchase and condemnation etc.
6. Any other duty assigned by Principal.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF CLINICAL INSTRUCTORS:

1. Demonstrate standards for nursing practice.
2. Supervise and teach the students in the clinical fields.
3. Participate in evaluation of students.
4. Assist the students in conducting seminars.
5. Maintain students' records.
6. Participate in the student counselling programmes.
7. Participate and promote student welfare activities.
8. Any other duty assigned by the Principal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER:

1. Assists Principal in the overall administration of the College.
2. General administrative duties normally entrusted to an Administrative Officer
3. Supervision of office staff.
4. Assists in preparation and utilization of budget.
5. Monitoring all financial matters and budget including accounts for Private Funds
    (Personal Ledger Account).
6. Check the Cash Books of Government as well as Personal Ledger Accounts.
7. Supervision of maintenance College property.
8. Arranging transport for students and staffs for their classes, hospital and field duties
    etc.
9. Supervise the store activities e.g. purchase, condemnation, maintenance of Central
    Stock Register.
10.Take regular supervisory rounds of College block, hostels and R.F.T.C. and report to  
     Principal.
11. Any other duties assigned by the Principal

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES OF OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT:

1.    Assisting the Principal and Administrative Officer in administrative activities.
2.    Prepares the duty roster and maintaining the attendance for group C and D employees.
3.    Assisting the Principal in checking accounts papers and contingent bills of Cash Section and checking the bills of S.N.A., Health Office, games, Mess, Store, Library, P.L.A.
4.    Assisting in Budget Planning and Store purchases. Supervising Drivers, Chowkidars and Sweepers.
5.    Assisting in solving problem work of the students and teachers regarding vehicle,
     uniform and other miscellaneous items.
6.    Assisting in CAT Problems, A.C.P. Cases, Promotions, retirements and building
     maintenance etc.
7.    Participating in day-to-day activities e.g. Postal receiving and distributing etc.
8.    Any other duty assigned by Principal, Administrative Officer.


JOB DESCRIPTION FOR LIBRARIAN AND INFORMATION ASSISTANT:

Ø  Assist Principal in purchasing and maintaining of Library materials and inventory including records and reports.
Ø  Classify and cataloguing the Library materials.
Ø  Orienting and helping students, faculty members and visitors.
Ø  Provide reference services regarding library material to all library users and members.
Ø  Updating the current information through magazine, journal, pamphlets, newspaper and newsletters etc.
Ø  Issuing, returning and reservation of important books as per need.
Ø  Maintaining for selective Dissertation information and bibliography data for the library users.
Ø  Supervising library staff working under her.