Interview of a Health Care Professional

1788 Words Dec 24th, 2012 8 Pages
Interview of a Health Care Leader
The health care leader to interview was chosen because of expertise knowledge, patience, honesty, integrity, strong leadership skills, and is a health educator. The healthcare leader was born in the city and raised to farm life with her grandparents and enjoyed helping her grandfather with the animals on the farm. She knew as a teen she wanted to be a nurse. If she could help animals feel safe and secure, she believed she could do the same with people. The healthcare leader is hard working and never asks anything from anyone she is not willing to assist with or do herself. She has energy and is a goal achiever. Individuals who know or work with the leader know her determination. She has a vision and
…show more content…
My role as a nurse educator requires making important decisions about students like who will be admitted to the program, who will progress, and who will graduate.”
Student: The genv website (2009) defines a leader as a person who guides others toward a common goal, showing the way by example, and creating an environment in which other team members feel actively involved in the entire process. A leader is not the boss of the team but instead he or she is the person who commits to carrying out the mission of the vision (Youth Venture, 2009). How would you describe a leader?
Leader: “A leader is a person willing to show others what to do, someone who influences others to follow to achieve a goal. You have to have a vision or there is no goal to achieve. I have to be able to direct and take direction from my subordinates to be an effective leader. A leader is honest, dependable, caring, and knowledgeable, listens to ideas from other team mates, and is available to answer questions or just listen to problems whether work related or personal.”
Student: What are the important qualities of a leader?
Leader: “The most important quality of a leader is having a vision and the confidence to act on that vision. A leader must be able to make decisions quickly, have knowledge about the area he or she is working, communicate the plan to the team, and have an organized picture of what

More about Interview of a Health Care Professional

Open Document