Leadership strategies in nursing

Leadership strategies in nursing

Implication and consequences

Leadership is required in every aspect of life; Leadership involves motivating and encourage others to achieve various goals and objectives. In Nursing professional, leadership strategies are needed in recruiting as well as retaining employees whose level of education is high. Nurses with knowledge and skills can carry out their duties in effective and efficient manner. Importantly, nursing practice requires experience to meet the health demand of the patients(Lorber, Treven, &Mumel, 2016). Healthcare organization, therefore, have the mandate to establish strategies in leadership required to recruit nurse practitioners with needed skills and experience to ensure the provision of quality medical and healthcare services.

Some of the strategies in leadership required to recruit experienced and skilled NP practitioner include monitoring the malpractices reports. Medicine is a science and art Medical students are expected to have both theoretical and practical knowledge. Nurses who have practiced for over five years with zero malpractices are best suited for the various nursing position in any given healthcare settings(Asif, Vertejee, &Lalani, 2015). Observation of the academic qualification is the only determinant factor in determining the suitability of a nurse in a given position. Proper leadership strategies are key in ensuring that nurses with needed experience are retained within a given healthcare organization. In the United States, the demand for nurses and healthcare professionals has continued to grow significantly. The demand for qualified nurses with the needed experience is also high(Scully, 2015). Most healthcare organization have established leadership strategies aimed at ensuring that inexperienced nurses are well trained. Additionally, most healthcare organization in the United States have formed a partnership with various nursing colleges and schools to train and absorb the most experienced interns.


Proper leadership strategies are required in any given health care settings to ensure recruitment of qualified healthcare professionals. Qualified and experienced nurses can carry out health care services effectively. The rate of malpractices and errors is significantly reduced and therefore such nurses are worth their practice.














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