ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE NURSE LEADER 3 information is then taken back to

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ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE NURSE LEADER 3 information is then taken back to her units which she updates them on any updates she received during the meeting. Once she is finished with this she goes to her office where she gets caught up on emails and does discharge follow up phone calls. This is an intervention put into place to help gather direct feedback from patients on how their stay was in order to get an understanding of the HCAHPS scores the units are receiving. In addition, it helps her recognize staff when they are doing a good job and gives her an opportunity to work with staff that may be struggling to meet the expectations in patient care. She also has quarterly employee rounds where she talks with each staff to see what is working for them and what process improvements the unit could work on. She also is one of the main directors that will participate in interviews, which she had two the day I shadowed her. She is affiliated with three organizations, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN), Virginia Organization of Nurse Executives and Leaders (VONEL), and Certified Medical- Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN). The AMSN website states their mission is to work with the medical-surgical nurse to help develop them personally and professional. The VONEL website states their focus is on providing “leadership, professional development, advocacy and research in order to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence and shape healthcare public policy.” Lastly, the CMSRN is a certification that recognizes nurses that demonstrate excellence in medical-surgical nursing. Nurse Leader The leadership style of my director is transformational leadership. The text described transformational leadership as a leadership style that inspires and motivates followers (Sullivan, 2017). Transformational leadership emphasizes interpersonal relationships and how to create a culture of change with the staff regarding patient care. It also does not focus on the traditional
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ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE NURSE LEADER 4 views of leadership where there are difference between staff and management, but rather it works to have management and staff work together as one, “merging motives, desires values and goals
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  • Spring '16
  • Nursing, nurse leader

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