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NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER - 81 HIGHLAND AVENUE SALEM, MA 01970 Feb. 23, 2012
VIOLATION: STAFFING AND DELIVERY OF CARE Tag No: A0392
Based on review of two (Nurse #1 & Nurse #2) performance evaluation, the hospital failed to ensure that Nurse #1 and Nurse #2's performance evaluations were completed by a supervising nurse.

Findings include:

Four nursing personnel files were reviewed. Nurse #1 and Nurse #2's performance evaluations were completed by a Radiology Technologist/Manager, not by a member of the Nursing Department. Only a member of the Nursing Department is qualified to evaluate the nurses performance in providing nursing care to patients in the Department of Radiology.