Various career opportunities and specializations

Various career opportunities and specializations.

  1. Staff Nurse- Staff nurses provides direct care to patients. They are answerable to the ward supervisor for the assistance they perform in the ward management and supervision.

Nursing Supervisor or Ward Sister is another career option. They are answerable to the nursing superintendent. They are responsible for nursing care, safety and comfort management of a ward or unit. They also assign work to the personnel working in the ward, regardless of whether they are in the nursing profession. If they work in a teaching hospital, then they also provide lessons to students.

  1. Deputy Nursing Superintendents are answerable to the nursing superintendent. They hold the responsibility of assisting the latter in the nursing administration of the hospital.
  2. Nursing Superintendent is accountable to the medical superintendent. They hold the responsibility of safety and at the same time efficient management of all of the services the hospital provides.
  3. Director of Nursing holds the responsibility of keeping an eye on both the nursing services and the teaching services if the hospital offers nursing education.

To bridge the gap between demand and supply

  • Growing Population
  • Increasing burden of disease
  • Increased healthcare needs
  • Lag in Healthcare
  • Inadequate Infrastructure
  • Insufficient workforce- quality and quantity

There is still a great deal of need of skilled nurses in the field of Medicine. The world is far away from reaching its brink when we talk of qualified and skilled nurses. The nursing field from medicine has also made its way to the corporate sector which further increases the need of skilled people in the stream. Talking only of India, we are far- far away from reaching the adequate nurse-patient ratio.

Bolpur is a city and a municipality in Birbhum district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of the Bolpur subdivision. Bolpur municipal area includes Shantiniketan. It is 150 km north of Kolkata and is best known for Visva Bharati, the university set up by the Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore.