(Solution) Professional Identity and Stewardship – Part II: Leadership Interview

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:

  1. What is your role as a health care team member?
  2. How do you define professionalism and how does professional responsibility influence your work?
  3. Do you consider yourself a steward of health care? Why or Why not?
  4. 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

I had the privilege to interview Madam Prisca Jones (P.J), the charge nurse of the acute care unit in a Family Healthcare Facility (FHF). P.J has 15 years of experience as a charge nurse. P.J graduated as a registered nurse 20 years ago where she specialized on direct bedside nursing. She worked for 5 years and was promoted to a charge nurse after completing her BSN degree. She has since been a charge nurse where she has led various team effectively. This paper provides a review of the interview with P.J which sought to understand her role in the healthcare team, her perspective on leadership and professionalism, and importance of professional authenticity, advocacy, power and influence in her leadership.

What is your role as a health care team member?

A question was posed to P.J to describe her role in the healthcare team. She reported that her roles are roles include supervising and supporting the nursing staff, providing care to a certain number of patients, maintaining high quality of patient care; educating and evaluating other nurses. More so, she is responsible for ensuring all resources, including human resources (e.g. nurses) needed for delivery of safe and quality patient care are sufficiently available. She….Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $10