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December 2017
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Importance of factors associated with nurse retention

Editor's Note Clinical and managerial competence, engagement with employees, and presence on the unit were the most important factors for retaining a satisfied nursing workforce in this study. A total of 279 nurses at a 391-bed Magnet hospital were surveyed with the Baptist Health Nurse Retention Questionnaire. Results showed that…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 14, 2017
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Effect of RN age, experience on transformational leadership qualities

Editor's Note Transformational leadership qualities develop throughout an RN’s career, even outside of upper management levels, finds this study. Earlier studies have shown that leadership capabilities are strongest within CNO and director positions. The study, which included 261 active RNs, also shows that those with management experience and more than…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 7, 2017
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Impact of role stressors on nurse managers’ health

Editor's Note This Canadian study finds that nurse managers’ coping strategies may be inadequate and could negatively impact their long-term health. Interviews with 23 nurse managers and 1 focus group found that nurse managers have severely high levels of role stressors that include: Working with limited resources (budget and staff).…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 6, 2017
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Study: Emotional intelligence of nurse managers

Editor's Note The level of emotional intelligence among nurse managers depends on years of experience and postgraduate degree, this study finds. Nurse managers with less than 2 years of experience had statistically significant lower “using emotions” branch score and strategic emotional intelligence. Those with masters’ degrees in nursing scored significantly…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 24, 2017
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Conference takes OR business leaders to the next level

More than 400 surgical services directors, business managers, and thought leaders gathered in New Orleans in early February for the 2017 OR Business Management Conference. They came to explore new technology, learn from experts in the field, and network with their peers. They left with a wealth of ideas on…

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By: Elizabeth Wood
February 17, 2017
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Supplies Management in the OR

This book describes the Kanban method in detail from the OR perspective and for application in the OR. However, the contents of this book apply to the hospital in general as well, and the Kanban method has application in Central Stores, on nursing floors, in the ED, and any place…

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Collaboration spells success for award winner

The inaugural Best in OR Business Award will be presented at the 2017 OR Business Management Conference in New Orleans on February 1. The award recognizes an individual who demonstrates strong business acumen with the ability to make complex logistical decisions, meet scheduling demands, think strategically, and focus on the bottom line.…

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By: OR Manager
January 18, 2017
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Factors in sustaining Magnet designation

Editor's Note Transformational nursing leaders lead high-performing teams and should be in place at all levels as an essential factor of Magnet sustainability, according to this study. Only 10% of Magnet hospitals sustain designation for 12 years or longer. Researchers identified patterns of high-performing behaviors and explored the perspective of…

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By: Judy Mathias
October 11, 2016
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Salary remains flat as volume increases for OR leaders

OR leaders face an increasing number of stresses, ranging from pressure to trim already lean budgets to searching for staff who could potentially replace them as they contemplate retirement. At the same time, OR leaders’ salaries remain flat, according to results from the 2016 annual OR Manager Salary/Career Survey. Respondents…

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By: OR Manager
September 2, 2016
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Survey: OR staff low in volume, experience, engagement—Part 1

OR managers might yearn for a past when a well-staffed team of experienced RNs and surgical technologists were committed heart and soul to their jobs, but it’s clear that idyllic time is gone, if indeed, it ever really existed. Most managers now face a triple threat in staffing trends, any…

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By: OR Manager
September 2, 2016
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Influence of nurse manager leadership styles on staff

Editor's Note Nurse managers who provide support and communication through transformational and transactional leadership styles have a positive impact on staff nurse work engagement and can improve organizational outcomes, this study finds. A total of 441 staff nurses working in three acute care hospitals were surveyed. Transactional and transformational leadership…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 29, 2016
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Surgical Services Management Certificate of Mastery Workshop

Presented by CCI Learn the essentials of surgical services management from industry leaders, earning a Certificate of Mastery and 24 contact hours upon successful completion of the program. This comprehensive workshop will focus on essential OR manager competencies such as finance, professionalism, and leadership. Participants will receive a copy of…

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