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|Title: ||Job analysis of senior staff role in El-Moussat Hospital and student's University Hospital.|
|Authors: ||Fatma M. Baddar|
Nora A. Bassiony .
|Issue Date: ||2000 |
|Abstract: ||The role of the staff nurse in the past focus on scientific activities relating to the direct nursing care to the patient. Recently, her role has changed as an assistant to the head nurse of the unit because of their competencies in Clinical Performance. Many researches tried, nursing management, to re-design the roles of various nursing groups in line with the changes that occur in the field of health care.
The present study aims at analyzing the role of head nurse in unit and to develop a model of characterization for her job. Study sample included head nurse and her assistant in a Al-Moasat hospital and Students University Hospital (number 4), all head nurses in the second and third class in Al-Moasat hospital (numbers 9), head nurses in nursing insurance and second class in Students University Hospital (numbers 7), all nursing staff in Al-Moasat hospital (numbers 25) who have ten years experience or more, and all staff nurses in Students University Hospital (20) who have ten years experience or more.
Two methods have been used to collect information: Note was applied to 10 of the staff nurses who randomly selected from the sample and observation were continued for 6 consecutive days from 8 am to noon. A personal interview with individuals who were in the sample using job analysis questionnaire, each interview lasted half an hour.
The results showed from the standpoint of views of staff nurses, assistants and head nurses that most of staff nurses time should be utilized in nursing activities. Moreover, it was found that there is a conflict in viewpoints between nursing team members in various administrative levels regarding the personnel and units management. Furthermore, results showed a consensus among the nursing staff in the different administrative levels and the viewpoints of staff nurses in both hospitals regarding to accountability, records and reports used by the staff nurses and the relationship between the function of staff nurses functions in the organizational structure and characteristics of the environment required by the performance of the staff nurse and specification of this role.
The study recommended that functional analysis should be used by nursing managers as a tool in the development of job descriptions and performance appraisal and career ladder Created for nursing profession development and set standards for the performance of nursing care.|
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