“The management of emotions can be considered a crucial component of health care work. Health care professionals are expected to control their emotions and to adequate express them during the interactions with patients, families and colleagues.
‘Clinical supervision is understandably dominated by transferring discipline knowledge and skills but the environment today requires equal attention to integrating patient safety concepts and principles into clinical supervision.
Recruitment and retention of staff are often time consuming and difficult tasks. The enclosed article from the OR Nurse Journal is worth a read to remind you of some good tips to consider when performing these tasks.
At times you may wish to refer to a framework that assists health care decision making regarding the management of advanced chronic / terminal conditions.
Over time, when we are in supervisor / leader / management positions we may find that we have to be in ‘charge’ of our peers. This can present challenges.
Nursing Managers will find this resource on Managing Underperformance of use. Print it off and refer to it when you are having to manage underperforming staff. It is produced by the Fair Work Ombudsman.