Interview a person in a formal position of leadership within your organization (e.g., a supervisor, a manager, a director). Begin your interview with the following questions:
- What is your role as a health care team member?
- How do you define professionalism and how does professional responsibility influence your work?
- Do you consider yourself a steward of health care? Why or Why not?
- Is it important to you that leaders exercise professional advocacy and authenticity as well as power and influence when working with colleagues? Why or why not?
In 500-750 words, summarize your interview and share your impressions of the leader’s responses.
Compare and contrast responses provided by your peer (in Professional Identity and Stewardship – Part I: Peer Interview assignment) with those provided by the leader. Share your impressions of their differences and similarities.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
Professional Identity and Stewardship
A healthcare leader will be interviewed in this paper. The paper provides a description of the interviewee, her role in the healthcare, her perspective regarding leadership, professionalism and their influence in work. Further, the paper includes her understanding of professional advocacy and authenticity as well as power and influence in her interaction with other colleagues.
I had the privilege and prestige to interview K.S, the surgical-medical unit charge nurse of St. Luke Medical Centre (SLMC). She has 20 years of experience as charge nurse and she previously worked in Presbyterian Hospital for 10 years before joining SLMC. After graduating as a registered nurse, K.S started her career as a bedside registered nurse. She was later promoted to permanent charge nurse following the notice of her leadership skills. Despite the interview questions being only four, I managed to gather adequate information regarding all aspects of interest.
The role of K.S involves staffing the unit and assigning beds to patients and allocating tasks to nurses within the unit. In situations where the unit lacks adequate staff, or any staff is on a leave, it is her mandate to acquire administration to undertake the necessary adjustments. K.S…….Please click the Paypal icon below to purchase full solution for only $10