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Explain a time you had to take charge, formally or informally, on your clinical unit

Step 1 Read and respond to the scenario.

You are interviewing for an assistant nurse manager position with the nurse manager of your unit. She asks you to answer the following questions:

  • Explain a time you had to take charge, formally or informally, on your clinical unit (be specific).
  • Describe the management style you used and the type of power you had.
  • Discuss whether your management style was effective and what you would have done differently.
  • Would you use a different management style in the future in the same situation? If so, which one and why?
  • Which management style would you choose to use going forward, and why