DON interview help

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    Are there any DON's out there who wouldn't mind answering a few interview questions for an assignment? I would really appreciate it. You can also personal message me if you like. Thanks. 1) What is your title?

    2) What is the scope of your responsibilities?

    3) Explain how your responsibilities are (or are not) within your job description.
    4) To whom do you report?
    5) To whom are you accountable?

    6) How long have you been in this position?

    7) What (and where) was your previous position?

    8) What leadership skills did you bring to this job?

    9) What leadership skills did you acquire on this job?

    10) How has this position helped your growth as a nurse leader?

    11) What do you like best about your leadership role?

    12) What do you like least about your leadership role?

    13) How much satisfaction with your leadership role do you experience?

    14) What one piece of advice would you give to an aspiring nurse leader?
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    I would love to know the answers to these questions as well, have been considering a DON position for awhile but no one really wants to answer specific questions such as the ones your asking, Look forward to seeing a brave nurse's answers to this. :-)
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    Quote from trini1186
    Are there any DON's out there who wouldn't mind answering a few interview questions for an assignment? I would really appreciate it. You can also personal message me if you like. Thanks. 1) What is your title? Director of Nursing Services

    2) What is the scope of your responsibilities?
    I am responsible for everything clinical in the building. All the nurses and CNAs. I am also responsible for the nursing budget

    3) Explain how your responsibilities are (or are not) within your job description.My job description was very well spelled out with the duties AND the line "and other duties as we see fit
    4) To whom do you report?I report to the Administrator
    5) To whom are you accountable?
    I am accountable to the administrator, the CEO and the owner. And, really to all the residents and their families
    6) How long have you been in this position?
    close to 10 years
    7) What (and where) was your previous position?
    Med surg charge nurse in hospital, staff nurse in skilled facility,sub acute manager in skilled facility, PPS MDS nurse, supervisor, and assistant DON

    8) What leadership skills did you bring to this job?

    9) What leadership skills did you acquire on this job?

    10) How has this position helped your growth as a nurse leader?

    11) What do you like best about your leadership role?

    12) What do you like least about your leadership role?

    13) How much satisfaction with your leadership role do you experience?

    14) What one piece of advice would you give to an aspiring nurse leader?
    That's as many as I can answer today.


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