Assignment: Nurse Interview Paper
Make an appointment to interview a nurse leader. Set up mutually convenient time that is not during your clinical rotation this semester. Explain to the nurse that you want to explore the individual’s leadership role in the organization.
Interview question guide
a. An introduction of the leader you are interviewing (no names or places should be identified),
b. How long they have been a nurse?
c. The type of leadership style they utilize.
d. What characteristics does the leader believe are important for effective leadership?
e. What techniques does the leader use to empower their staff/colleagues?
f. Describe the findings from the interview using the literature to support the type of leadership characteristics and type of power used by this leader.
g. Summarize by reflecting on the experience and the impact this assignment may have on your future as a nurse.