Nurse Represents nurses while advocating for patients and families Has the

Nurse represents nurses while advocating for patients

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NurseRepresents nurses while advocating for patients and families. Has the ability with colleagues to educate the necessity of the patient and family participation in the hospital and the improvements that can come from such contributions.AdministrationThis team member can provide information on regulatory requirements and compliance that stays in line with patient and family involvement within committees. This team member is also valuable in knowing the policies and procedures of the facility. Project ManagerThe project manager organizes the meeting places and time, ensuresequipment and supplies are ready for each meeting. Project managers can also compose or assign another to document the minutes for the meetings and assure agendas are completed and shared with the rest of the team. Patient/Family RepresentativeThe representing patient or family member will have personal input to what committees might best be served by their presence. Team Diversity
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ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 10This team should reflect the diversity of the patients that the hospital serves. The mix of a representative from each department is one type of diversity already because it brings different departments and needs from those areas. Included in team department diversity, it is important that a culturally diverse team be also important. This hospital cares for a large population of Hispanic and other non-white cultures. It is important to consider the people on this team shouldalso represent different races, cultures, and ethnicities to have a broad perspective. Leadership TheoriesThe leadership style utilized in developing the above team is transformational leadership. This type of leadership works well with this type of team because they motivate and inspire others to follow and emphases’ the importance of interpersonal relationships (Sullivan, 2017). Transformation leadership focuses on merging the motives, desires, values, and goals of the groups for a common cause (Sullivan, 2017). This leadership style will motivate the group to inspire the members to come up with choices that will have a successful outcome and also supports the strategy for improvement of advisors at this hospital. Implementation of StrategyHaving patient and families involved in councils, committees and quality and safety rounds improve the patient experience. Creating this multidisciplinary team to identify and worktogether to find areas that patients and families voices are not well represented will allow the opportunity for future representation. This team will also be able to brainstorm over ways to recruit those patients and families for these members to sit in as advisors. The nurse representative can gather evidence-based practice that confirms that having families and patients take part in quality and safety advocates for better patient care and outcomes. The administrator
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ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 11can ensure that all laws are followed regarding having patients and family members on teams as advisors in the hospital. The physician will lead and encourage his team of doctors to embrace the change, while also explaining the positive reasons this change is needed. The project manager will keep the team organized, scheduled, equipped and on task to meet deadlines. They
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