New unit manager who is not a nurse - page 2
Hello my friends, I need input on this one. I have been holding the OR together for 6 months without benefit of any management experience whatsoever. Believe me, it has been rough. The hospital... Read More
Apr 20, '02Hi. Don't know what the hospital funding is like, but wonder if a co-manager structure would work? I've been in situations where there was a clinician or CNS/NP in place to coordinate clinical services and a manager or coordinator for non-clinical activities. For any administrative type concerns, the nursing staff would report to the administrative manager, and for clinical concerns, the nursing staff would report to the clinician or CNS/NP. Even though employers may not require a BSN for clinician status, this is one position in which BSN nurses are frequently hired.