Less experienced nurses may step into nurse manager role sooner
In many ways, the role of a nurse manager requires being a “Jack of all trades.” And as far as the second half of that saying goes — “a master of none” — forget about it. Positive patient outcomes and nurse satisfaction, among other factors, hinge on nurse managers mastering skills that encompass the clinical, people and business sides of health care.
However, to be effective in such a demanding role, new nurse managers need ongoing support and professional development, according to nurse experts. Further with less experienced nurses very likely moving into this role sooner, it is vital that employers and their colleagues provide them with the support they need to succeed. (more…)
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