ANALYSIS OF A NURSE LEADER5concerns while actively listening to the other leaders as they offer solutions or mention other issues. Lastly, Michele uses upward communication as she interacts with the ED Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). A communication skill demonstrated in her upward communication is thinking before speaking; the CNO for the ED is fairly new to her position and from time to time Michele assists the CNO is completing tasks or becoming familiar with the workings of the MCA ED. Michele is effective at thinking before speaking as she works with the CNO in creating new goals and promoting productivity without stepping on the CNO’s toes (Sullivan, 2012, p. 120).ConclusionIn conclusion of the analysis of Michele as a nurse leader, she is effective at leading the nursing staff by displaying her consistency in demonstrating awareness of other’s needs while being empathic to everyone she encounters. Her leadership qualities encourage the staff to serve others to promote health and growth. While leading the staff Michele also manages the ED by monitoring productivity, maintaining proper nurse to patient ratios, and reviewing patient charts. Michele’s communication skills also influence her ability in being an effective nurse leader. Michele exhibits the communication skills of active listening, articulating clear and concise thoughts, and thinking before speaking while participating in upward, downward, and lateral communication. In addition to all of these leadership and management skills, Michele is thoughtful, kind, and genuine which allows her staff to be comfortable with her and create a sense of closeness.
ANALYSIS OF A NURSE LEADER6ReferencesHCA Management Services, L.P. (2017). Nurse supervisor – adult emergency department nights, Retrieved from -department-nights-oklahoma-city-oklahoma-00322-24842?src=CWS-14220Sullivan, E. (2012). Effective leadership and management in nursing. New Jersey. Pearson Prentice-Hall. 8thed.