In fact, most new nurses who exhibit these traits perceive the needs of both the leader and other staff (Yoder- Wise, 2015). A followership role is one that demonstrates cooperative and collaborative behaviors all of which are needed in every medical setting (Yoder- Wise, 2015). Effective followership undertakes responsibility to comprehend what is acceptable and unacceptable by the organization (Yoder- Wise, 2015). Nurses who depict a combination of these traits allow for a competency-based environment that enables the organizations vision further creating a healthy institution (Yoder- Wise, 2015). Nurse followers abide by the rules of the institution, which results in quality nursing care.
My passion is for people to have good health and for their positive well-being. Furthermore, nursing also calls for a great deal of time spent with patients, which will lead to a great relationship with them. I enjoy making relationships with people because it’s critical to accomplish strong connections in life. I want to be the nurse that people refer their family members and friends because I have great service, a caring heart, and enjoy teaching them how to live a healthy
An excellent communication skill between nurses and patients is essential for the successful outcome of individualized nursing care of each patient. The ability to communicate
Tschannen (2004) studied collaboration and teamwork among healthcare professionals and found that the collaborative process resulted in positive patient outcomes, including a higher level of patient well-being and less fragmentation of care. For effective collaboration between nurses and other healthcare professionals and patients as well, the nurse must possess the following skills; • Listening • Openness • Recognition and appreciation of other healthcare team
While on the floor with the Med surg nurse I observed many different aspects of the nurse. Med surgical nurses are the primary care provider when actually caring for their patient. They have the most interaction with the patients and orient care based on the patient's specific needs. Before the end of shift med surg nurses perform what is called a hand off from the night to day shift or vice versa on the patient and any pertinent information a nurse may need while caring for their patients. The nurse is responsible to educate and advocate for their patient if they feel something should be changed or adjusted.
Providing professional medical service is of great importance, but, to my mind, the most valuable thing especially in the healthcare sphere is kindness and sympathy to all patients without exception. Such attitude to my work keeps convincing me all the time that nursing was the right choice. Nowadays, nursing is deemed to be one of the most demanding professions offering new challenges every day. It is true. My current work as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Heartland Hospice Decatur includes high quality healthcare as an in-demand per-diem CNA within surgical, rehabilitation, home-healthcare and acute-care.
A registered nurse, who works in collaboration with surgeons, anaesthesia providers and other health care members to strategize the best course of action for a patient. The circulator doesn’t scrub up hence she/he would be able to leave the theatre if needed. Most importantly he/she is responsible for ensuring that all equipment are functioning at an optimum level, the environment is clean and of proper temperature. Also, appropriate lighting, availability and sterility of supplies or material and assistance with positioning of client all fall in this line of duty. Moreover, monitoring aseptic practices of team members to avoid breaks in sterile technique and monitoring the patient, documenting specific activities throughout the procedure.
The nurse can be seen as the eyes and ears of the treatment team because he or she makes sure the treatment is running smoothly. The nurse takes a large role in communicating with the patient and family, so they understand the care they are receiving. Social workers mostly work on the coordination of care determined through the patient’s needs; nurses take part in this coordination as well. The doctor or psychiatrist prescribes or adjusts medications or treatment and works with the coordination of care. A nurse practitioner can sometimes be involved and has a similar role as the primary physician.
In general, the dedication was rated by ED staff nurses as 5.08 (very often). ED nurses are dedicated to their job because they perceived their job as motivating and challenging; thus, ED staff nurses are always excited that makes them more productive. Job satisfaction has an impact on the positive relationship to their work performance. Moreover, ED staff nurses commit themselves to provide care, ensure recovery, and alleviate patient discomfort.