Leadership and Management

2645 Words Aug 4th, 2013 11 Pages

Student no: 15924365

Course: NSG3LAM (Leadership and Management in Nursing)

Subject: Assessment 2

In this essay, the writer will analyse the philosophy, vision and mission statements of her organization, as well as the philosophy of the nursing department and discuss these values which are reflected in the nursing management and leadership that currently exist on your her specific unit/ward.
The writer is working at SGH (Singapore General Hospital). SGH mission is ‘‘we deliver quality care to every patient through comprehensive integrated clinical practice, medical innovation and lifelong learning.’’ The vision is ‘‘to be a renowned organization at the leading edge of medicine, providing quality
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A vision statement is created for all the staffs in the organization. Vision statements are created to address the future of the organization and the most desirable state at some future point in time (Nagelkerk 2000). For example for clinical research, the drive towards building a strong research culture is motivated by our vision of development SGH into a national and regional clinical hub.
SGH is the public sector’s flagship hospital, Singapore’s oldest and largest tertiary hospital and national referral centre. They hoped SGH will be nationally recognized healthcare leader in the future. SGH did it by obtaining the Magnet designation and it is the first hospital in Asia to vie for this prestigious award. Earning the magnet accreditation will reaffirm SGH’s status as an organisation of excellence, committed to delivering superior patient care, demonstrate supportive leadership, innovation in professional practice, career development, professional education and providing our healthcare professionals with a distinctive value proposition. Our director of nursing verbalized that other hospital has already been approaching us on how to obtain the magnet designation. It demonstrates how SGH as an organisation continually make progress and challenges our paradigm to stay relevant and ahead of the changing healthcare environment. The staffs in the writer’s ward interviewed are of
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