This article is the third in a series for measuring success in your healthcare profession. SEE PART ONE AND PART TWO of this article, Tools for Measuring Your Success in Healthcare.
The first tool is Identify what success means to you, The second tool is study learn and plan your career path. When viewing the whole picture of your career, identify a plan for your career path. The third tool is strengthening your “ art of nursing muscle.” The third article in this series gives you
See Article TOOLS MEASURING SUCCESS HEALTHCARE, ONE
Focusing on the positive aspects of your career remind you why you choose your career path. focusing on your successes in you career may lead to more success or additional career path choices.
Part One in this series of three articles identifies the importance of how you define what success is in your career path and what being sucessful means to you. Your definition of sucess may give you additional job satisfaction.
Compassion Fatigue is plaguing health care systems internationally.
What is compassion fatigue? see article Compassion Fatigue; tired of caring. This article discribes the symptoms of health care giver fatigue, and why it is so important to find ways to overcome care giver fatigue. There are four stages of care giver fatigue but there is hope for this growing problem.
Do you find yourself criticizing or snapping back at others? Do you doubt others at their word? Similarly,
I started my career as a brand new nurse at a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio called Mt Sinai. Mt. Sinai Medical Center was a 400+ bed, level 1 trauma center, teaching hospital. A nurse recruiter who had recently been promoted to the position was congratulated by the human resource representative while touring us, the new employees, around the hospital. I will never forget the comment the nurse recruiter made. “ I am honored to have this position because nursing has given so much to me, now I can
Many measurement tools look at the “burn out factor” and reasons for “compassion fatigue” in healthcare. Compassion fatigue and burn out in health care are very real, effecting our healthcare system. This is a series of Three articles identifing three tools to measure your success in health care.
Compassion fatigue may be caused by disillusionment in your career path. We will define and explore the topic of disillusionment in future articles.