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NURSING LEADERSHIP IN CLINICAL PRACTICE Name: Course: Institution: May 3, 2021 NURSING LEADERSHIP IN CLINICAL PRACTICE 2 Introduction In nursing management, leadership styles remains significan... t and crucial for the development of effective nursing service delivery team that is aimed at the satisfaction of the clients needs. Through leadership model there is empowerment by instilling principles of care aimed at improvement of their patient care and hence achievement of institutional objective as so far as nursing service delivery is concerned. The leadership principles provide a leadership background to the staff to enable the develop effective accountability, decision making skills and professionalism in their duty and service delivery. Success in leadership development depends on element of sharing authority accountability and communicating effectively to the subordinate staff and involving them I multiple tasks concerning improvement of the nursing services. Nursing leaders play an important role in innovation and mentoring of the nursing staff by ensuring his leadership has an impact on many and is accepted by his team members. She incorporates her staff through effective communication and discussion of the problems facing the organization and how she or he intends to solve them, she or he listens for the opinion of others before making the final decision .the decision made is then communicated to the staff who are then equipped with the necessary skills needed to affect change and lead the organization towards change (Sully & Dallas, 2005). Health care system leadership remains a challenge to the nurse leader since its composed of subsystem characterized by complexity and fragmentation with an aim of delivering quality health care to its clients who are the patients. In this context of quality services then leadership, effective communication and management principles, theories and nursing concepts remains NURSING LEADERSHIP IN CLINICAL PRACTICE 3 crucial and hence the nurse leader should come up with policies to achieve this, hence nursing leadership remains the key to ensure quality in health care service delivery,( Goleman D. 2005). Leadership Principles and Effective Communication in Nursing The challenge of the nurse leader is to ensure that the institution, the nursing staff and other health care team remain accountable for the clinical quality risk issues and malpractices experienced in the health sector. It’s her role to identify opportunities to improve quality of healthcare rendered to patients and ensure they are up to standard as so far as professional standards and institutional objectives are concerned, this is through involvement of subordinate nurses in quality improvement through effective communication (Sully & Dallas, 2005). In day to day communication nurse leaders should facilitate clarity and understanding by being aware of some of the key factors that can be a hindrance of effective communication. Communication depends on many factors among them is the languege used and the means by which the message os transmited influence how its percived by the recipient.the languege used by the leader submits him to critical analysis,certain words and phrases potray emotions and affects the ability of the leader to communicate with others in a constructive and positive way.its said that an entire communication can be akltered and affected by a single phrase or word hence altering the interuction already established between the leadership and the staff (Patterson et al., 2002). Listening is crucial if the management has to maintaining an effective communication with its subordinate,Leaders are expected to pay attention to their staff when communicating their grievances such as lack of enough facilities to deliver nursing care this should be demonstrated by maintaining eye conduct, leaning forward this promotes motivation of the NURSING LEADERSHIP IN CLINICAL PRACTICE 4 subordinate nurses as they feel respected.the leader should demonstrate encouraging behaviour by consenting to what the subordinate nurse is trying to communicate so as to show interest in the conversation and encourage continuity (Sully & Dallas, 2005). He or she should ask facilitative questions to demonstrate understanding of the message being passed.when receiving response to a question possed all the listening skills should be put in practice,the nurse leader should then acknoledge the staff concerned and approprite action shuld be taken to address the problem in question that is their should be feedback to the message passed.approprite response to questions possed by the staff displays the nurse leader as intelligent and his leadership is percieved to be effective translates to perception of good leadership (Sully & Dallas, 2005). Strickland (2000) mai [Show More]

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