Glembocki, M.M. & Dunn, K.S. (2010). Building an Organizational Culture of Caring: Caring Perceptions Enhanced With Education. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 41 (12), 565-570.
As one of the RN leaders in this role, it will be beneficial for me to know those personal and professional characteristics important to be fully effective in my role. Other benefits of researching this area includes to gain evidence based knowledge and skills, understanding the industry standards for quality improvement initiatives in a nursing home setting, having a good understanding of collaboration and teamwork among all stakeholders in the quality improvement process at the nursing home setting, to gain a good understanding of the gaps the currently exist (if any) in this priority area and most important is gain evidence based initiatives for improving patient care in the nursing home
Nursing Leadership In today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment, it is important to develop strong, creative and effective nursing leaders. Leaders are those who possess certain characteristics such as motivation, commitment, autonomy, integrity, courage, initiative and the ability to handle stress (Huber, 2010). Good nursing leaders have the ability to encourage and inspire those around them to work as a team to achieve a common goal. Effective nursing leaders are respected and admired by their co-workers. They are able to think critically, set goals and have good communication skills which make those around them want to follow their lead.
Introduction In healthcare it is very important to have strong leaders, especially in the nursing profession. A nurse leader typically uses several styles of leadership depending on the situation presented; this is known as situational leadership. It is important that the professional nurse choose the right style of leadership for any given situation to ensure their employees are performing at their highest potential. Depending on which leadership style a nurse leader uses, it can affect staff retention and the morale of the employees as well as nurse job satisfaction (Azaare & Gross, 2011.) “Nursing leaders have the responsibility to create and maintain a work environment which not only promotes positive patient outcomes but also positively influences teams and individual nurses” (Malloy & Penprase, 2010.)
Culture of Excellence High standards of care are expected by patients and families regarding any type of health care. Creating a culture of excellence within an organization is needed to increase patient satisfaction and improve patient outcomes. This paper will examine a hospital that is creating a culture of excellence within the organization to ensure theses outcome. Committees within the organization have been implemented to examine all aspects of the hospital, and its operations to receive input to create change. This corporation is implementing high standards of care and practice that provide a culture of excellence.
Transformational leaders tend to lead by example and are able to influence others by attracting followers who have high moral standards. Individuals feel connected by values, personalities and shared goals. Additionally, Marqis & Huston (2015) concluded that transformational leadership inspires others, it allows for collaboration and fosters trust while sharing a common goal or vision. (Fischer, 2016) This style of leadership is important in the fact that it has the power to decrease nurses leaving and retain nurses by creating a positive environment where nurses support each other (Brewer et al.,
will be apply. According to (Lowenstein, Bradshaw, and Fuszard, 2004), reflection is the method of analysing and reviewing one’s practice as a nurse, with the aim of improving one’s interactive skills with both patient and colleagues. Reflection is a method of re-evaluating practice accounts and providing substitute tactics to doing things (Howatson-Jones, 2016). Reflection is a vital learning tools which can progress on innovative knowledge (O'Carroll, Park and Nicol, 2007) and enables
Emotional intelligence and nursing leadership: A successful combination. Creative Nursing, 15(4), 184-185. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.library.capella.edu/docview/222733415?accountid=27965 Akerjordet, K., & Severinsson, E. (2004). Emotional intelligence in mental health nurses talking about practice. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 13, 164 -170.
Furthermore, this position is a collaborative yet vital role because they provide the connection between nursing staff and higher level superiors, as well as giving direction and organization to accomplish tasks and goals. In addition, nurse managers provide nurse-patient ratios and the amount of workload nursing staff has. It is their responsibility to make sure that nursing staff is productive and well balanced between their work and personal lives. These characteristics of a nurse manager show how their leadership plays a role in their position in the nursing field. Without this position in the nursing structure, it would be very difficult to produce positive results in providing optimal patient ca... ... middle of paper ... ...sponsibilities as a nurse manager clearly show she has a vision to reach her goals for herself as a manager as well as her colleagues and staff.
Lastly social responsibility is responsibility towards the individuals to treat equally, fairly, respecting their diversity and contribution to wellbeing of patients. In every organization needs a good citizenship to increase quality of care and enhanced the organization. Therefore, communication, teamwork and social responsibility are the essential attributes in nursing workplace and helps to foster the organization.