Head nurse is a key position in medical teams in hospitals. In consultation with doctors, the head nurse supervises all patient care in her department as well as acting as line manager to the other nurses on the team. It is a role that requires leadership ability as well as advanced skills in nursing. The head nurse is responsible for formulating work schedules, assigning duties for each nurse in shift and making sure they are adequately trained for their assignments. The head nurse is responsible for each nurse’s performance during her shift. All functions and job descriptions should be done and implemented in her shift.