Pat McClendon DNP RN

Helping Nurse Leaders Help Nurses  —  Find Meaning, Purpose, Fulfillment In Nursing

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Can You Get Satisfaction in a Nurse Leader Job?

Nurse Leader Burnout is a Moving Train Heading For a Cliff ….  In the 2010 IOM Future of Nursing Report, they sent out a call for more and higher level nurse leaders in healthcare. It is estimated that we need 67,000 additional nurse managers by 2020 (Bureau of Labor).  Oh dear ….  This poses quite […]

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Are Nurses There for the Patients, the Organizations, or for Themselves?

What Keeps Nurses In Nursing? Full disclosure here – I believe nurses are motivated by their intrinsic desires to help others, rarely by healthcare organizations’ missions. I think nurse leaders get this, but I do not think CEO’s and others leaders in healthcare get it. And I wonder how often nurse leaders confess this to […]

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