Running head: THE NURSE LEADER1Organizational Analysis, The Nurse LeaderMelanie MontanoUniversity of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health InnovationIn partial fulfillment of the requirements ofN4455 Nursing ManagementSusan R. norman MS, RN, CCRNMarch 22, 2018
THE NURSE LEADER2Organizational Analysis, The Nurse Leader Nurse ManagerAdrianne King, RN is a Lead Nurse at 3 East, progressive care unit, at Sharp Grossmont Hospital (SGH), which specializes on gastrointestinal and gerintourinary conditions. Adrianne received her ADN from the College of Southern Idaho and started working as a floor nurse at Sharp Chula Vista in 2003. She later moved to SGH on 2009 and started working as an AC on 2012 to finally become a Lead Nurse in 2013. As a lead, Adrianne has to attend four hospital wide meeting with the CNO, monthly lead meetings with the unit manager, as well as system-wide leadership meetings three times per year. Among her responsibilities, Adrianne has to monitor staff attendance, create schedules, and make sure policies and procedures are followed. She interviews new hires along with other lead nurses and the nurse manager, does 90-day eval for new employees, as well as yearly employee reviews. Adrianne also directly works with the unit’s educator to ensure staff is up to date on new policies, procedures or equipment. As charge nurse in the unit, Adrianne provides assistance to staff, provides lunch breaks with the help of theresource nurse, and attends to all codes and rounds on patients. Adrianne is PCCN certified since 2014 which she has to renew every year with one hundred CEUs, and she also attends Sharp volunteer opportunities a few times per year. Nurse Leader Adrianne is a great leader that encourages the unit’s growth and team work but also knows how to handle conflict in the unit. Her leadership style is that of a situational leader which
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