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Healthcare Organizational Leadership

Describe your vision of leadership in healthcare. What are the characteristics that a leader must possess to effectively lead healthcare teams? Consider the following roles:

Chief Nursing Officer(CNO)
Chief Financial Officer(CFO)
Healthcare Administrator
Clinical Manager
Resource/Charge Nurse
Staff Nurse

Do these roles require different attributes or, are the attributes similar for all leaders? Utilize scholarly writings to support your viewpoints.

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My vision of leadership in healthcare, is a vision of healthcare leaders being highly devoted to their particular healthcare professions, and exhibiting outstanding character and resolve in helping their organizations to be the best they can be. In addition, my vision of leadership in healthcare includes leaders that have the capability to influence their subordinates and others within their organization, to give 100% in the pursuit of achieving organizational objectives. My vision of leadership in healthcare also includes leadership that seeks to utilize all of the human and material resources within a given organization, in the most efficient and effective manner possible, in order to improve the level of care that is provided to patients.

In order to effectively lead healthcare teams, leaders must possess a great deal of knowledge, credibility, caring for others, courage, and a high level of self-discipline. All of these characteristics must be present in order for an individual to be able to effectively lead healthcare teams, but there are ...

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This solution describes the attributes of leaders in healthcare.