The nursing division is the largest among the three divisions of the Region II Trauma and Medical Center. The other divisions are Medical and Administrative. It provides continuous direct and indirect patient care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Nursing Division believes in rendering the services to the sick with the best possible way of caring. Nurses always meet the demands of our patients with commitment and provide these services to the sick with promptness and enthusiasm. Keeping the motto “Heal and Comfort”, the nursing staff provides holistic care from womb to tomb, irrespective of social status or religion. We believe that quality nursing care is provided best by cooperating with other healthcare teams and maintaining a cordial relationship with all.

In brief, the Nursing Division provides high quality, cost effective care to patients and families.


The Nursing Division is headed by the Chief Nurse and assisted by the Assistant Chief Nurse in managing the division. Supervisors, Ward and Unit Heads and the rest of the Nursing Staff supports and assist in the implementation of nursing programs, procedures, policies and other activities.

Nursing staff exhibit not only professional skills but also attitude and character upholding the dignity of persons with humanness and compassion, for patients and their family. The Nursing staff provides nursing care needs in the general and specialty areas. The practice of nursing is enriched through the commitment to excel in evidence-based clinical practice and research.

  • Region II Trauma and Medical Center is in the forefront of trauma care in Region II.
  • To provide continuous, prompt, effective and quality nursing care to all patients.
General Functions
  • The nursing service plans to provide exceptional nursing care that honors the humanity of each person while advancing nursing as a profession. Planning includes provision of effective functioning of all nursing service personnel, appropriate numbers and categories of personnel to meet nursing needs and promotion of the personal and professional growth of all nursing employees.
  • The nursing service organizes work activities of the nursing division to attain the organizational goal. Grouping of activities in manner facilitates communication and coordination. It also identifies roles and relationships of each staff on order to delineate specific tasks or functions that will carry out organizational plans and objectives. The nursing service also determines and assigns the right personnel to the right job.
  • The nursing service delegates assignments, orders, and instructions to the nursing personnel. Directing the nursing service includes supervision, problem solving and decision making, delegation, utilization and revision of policies and procedures, communication, coordination, staff development, conflict management and team building/teamwork.
  • The nursing service set standards of the division, measures actual performance of the nursing personnel against the standard nursing practice and taking corrective action. Controlling aims to verify whether everything occurred in the conformity with the plans adopted, instructions issued, and principles established. provide continuous, prompt, effective and quality nursing care to all patients.


The following are Nursing Division standing committees with the main purpose of establishing a safe and effective nursing care.

Infection Control Committee
  • The role of the Infection Control Committee is very multi-faceted. It is involved in planning, monitoring, evaluating, updating, and educating. It sets general infection control policy and provides input into specific infection control issues. Simply stated, its function is to prevent and control nosocomial infections. The committee aims to reduce the risk of acquiring and transmitting infections among patients, staff, health care professionals, student affiliates and visitors through strict implementation of infection control policy of the Hospital.
Patient Safety Committee
  • The Patient Safety Committee is an interdisciplinary committee charged with the coordination and implementation of programs for ensuring patient safety within the Hospital, including directing and overseeing proactive risk reduction and patient safety.  This Committee conducts a survey of clinical and Hospital staff to identify areas for improvement in the understanding of patient safety principles and actions.  The Patient Safety Committee evaluates trends from quality reports, adverse event analysis and other sources and recommends appropriate actions to improve patient safety throughout the R2TMC. This committee is responsible to provide safe and effective care within constantly evolving health care system.
Staff Development and Training and Research Committee
  • The Training Officer plans, directs and delivers various training and development program to achieve the nursing service desired goals. Analyzes training needs and designs and implements appropriate strategies and conducts the comprehensive program for nurses.
  •  This committee plans for short and long-range training progress whole year round to upgrade performance of the nursing service personnel through the introduction of new concepts, increased knowledge in problem analysis, and development of good working relations and positive attitudes work. These include orientations, leadership, skills training, or on the-job-training program.
Standards, Policies and Procedural Committee
  • The Policy committee establishes guidelines for the nursing service personnel that delineates responsibilities and prescribes the activity to be taken under a given set of standards.
  • The Procedure committee identifies ways of improving the quality of patient care by reviewing, updating and implementing nursing procedures in accordance to current standards of care.
Recruitment, Selection, Promotion and Evaluation Committee
  • The committee screens, interviews, evaluates and recommends candidates for selection and promotion of positions in the nursing service.
Complaints and Grievance Committee
  •  This committee receives and reviews complaints and grievances within the nursing service to expedite from judgment in accordance with the policies prompted by the hospital and the civil service commission. The committee forwards findings and recommendation to the Chief Nurse who takes appropriate action on the matter.
Nursing Audit Committee
  •  This committee enhances patient care through systematic assessment and improvement of the quality of care rendered by the nursing service personnel.
  •  The committee evaluates nursing care rendered to patients through interviews, inspection, observation and review of patient’s chart.
 Performance Evaluation Committee
  • This committee performs work appraisal in a periodic formal evaluation of how well a personnel have performed their duties during a specific period.
Project Procurement Management Plan Committee
  • This is a committee designed to identify and specify various goods essential in the performance of quality nursing care to patients. It is aimed to anticipate future needs based on actual consumption of goods. It also serves as a tool in improving the technologies applied in the hospital setting.
Patient Survey Committee
  • Patient satisfaction is a direct indicator of the quality of a facility’s care. As a result, R2TMC is committed to improving customer service. This committee is focused on creating a relationship of trust so that that patients will not only feel as though their health care needs were met, but also that their emotional needs were met so they are more willing to buy into diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.
  • The committee believes that significant needs of patients is to feel empathy from caregivers. Empathy can be described simply as patient-centered care and is often reflected in questions related to communication, information and sensitivity to inconvenience. Empathy requires more than just meeting the external service needs of the patient. It requires meeting emotional needs and understanding the patient.
SERVICES (Intensive Care Units)
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Clinical Areas
  • Medical and Communicable Diseases Ward
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Ward
  • Payward
  • Pediatric Ward
  • Philhealth Ward
  • Surgery Ward
  • Trauma Ward
Special Areas
  • Burn Unit
  • Delivery Room
  • Emergency Department
  • Obstetric Complex
  • Out Patient Department
Other Service
  •  Central Supply and Sterilization Unit

The Procedure committee identifies ways of improving the quality of patient care by reviewing, updating and implementing nursing procedures in accordance to current standards of care.

Delivery Room
Emergency Department
Medical and Communicable Diseases Ward
Medical ICU
Neonatal ICU
Obstetric and Gynecology Ward
Operating Room
Operating Room-Trauma
Out Patient Department
Pay Ward
Pedia Ward
Pediatric ICU
PhilHealth Ward
Surgery Ward
Surgical ICU
Trauma Ward