Evaluation Of An Initial Self Assessment

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The purpose of this paper is to complete an initial self-assessment to determine both educational and academic background. I will also recognize strengths and potential weakness recognized in components of management and leadership roles that I have worked in over the course of my nursing career. Descriptions of the characteristics indicated from the Jung typology test by Humanmetrics, Inc. will be included in the analysis. Education My academic nursing education includes receiving my registered nursing diploma from Southside Regional Medical Center, School of Professional Nursing in May of 1998. I attained Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2004. The only management or leadership continuing education…show more content…
I was afforded the ability to have valuable mentorship with my nursing leader, which enabled me to grow in my leadership role. I did not feel comfortable in the leadership role at first, because I lacked confidence in being able to perform the role as a novice nurse. However, I had a good operational relationships with managers and workers that enabled me to excel in the leadership role as identified by (Marquis & Huston, 2012). According to the Jung typology test “ENTJ” have a “natural tendency to marshal and direct” and “little encouragement to make a plan”. I possess these leadership characteristics. I had to learn not to be so rigid with my planning and delegating to others. I then decided to expand in the critical care aspect of nursing, so I transferred to the Intensive Care Unit. During the course of a year, I received a promotion in 2001 to Nursing Supervisor, which better prepared me to take the leadership role. While in this position, I received hands-on training with fellow nursing supervisor’s to gain abilities to function as an administrator in the absence of the administrative team for my shift. Additional leadership responsibilities included: • facilitated and coordinated staffing for all units; • responded to all codes and traumas, while providing and maintaining support to all staff; • served as a mentor and role model for staff; • facilitated problem-solving issues
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