Interview with a nurse leader

1. Download the NR447 Interview Form from Doc Sharing. It is found under the Week 6 Interview link. 2. Select your interviewee, schedule and conduct an interview. This individual must be a Registered Nurse employed in a leadership role. Job titles of RNs who may be considered include, but are not limited to: Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President of Nursing/Patient Care Services, Director of Nursing, Associate/Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Manager, Patient Care Manager, and Department Head/Director who has RNs reporting to him or her. If you have any concerns about whether the RN is œsuitable for this assignment, contact your instructor BEFORE you schedule and conduct the interview. 3. Review all areas of inquiry on the Interview Form located in Doc Sharing PRIOR to conducting the interview. You may print the form and take it with you to the interview. However, you may not give it to the individual and ask him or her to complete it and return it to you. 4. Note there are five areas of inquiry to discuss with the RN/Nurse Leader. 5. Prior to conducting interview, review two scholarly resources related to the ONE aforementioned core competencies upon which you plan to focus. These resources should guide your interview process and understanding of the Nurse Leader’s role and responsibilities as it relates to the selected core competency. If you have questions about what constitutes a scholarly resource, please ask your instructor. 6. Prior to interview, review the organization’s mission, vision, values and beliefs. 7. Note that practice impact must be addressed by YOU. 8. Conduct the interview. The length of your interview will vary but should not exceed one hour.