The Nurse Leader's Guide to Business Skills: Strategies for Optimizing Financial Performance / Edition 1

The Nurse Leader's Guide to Business Skills: Strategies for Optimizing Financial Performance / Edition 1

by Pamela Hunt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1601468695

ISBN-13: 9781601468697

Pub. Date: 09/01/2011

Publisher: HCPro, Inc

Take charge of your department's financial health and take your knowledge of healthcare management to the next level with The Nurse Leader's Guide to Business Skills. Authors Pamela Hunt, BS, MSN, RN, and Deborah Laughon, RN, BSN, MS, DBA, CCRN, provide tools to build skills and broaden understanding of the healthcare environment beyond basic budget and financial

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Overview

Take charge of your department's financial health and take your knowledge of healthcare management to the next level with The Nurse Leader's Guide to Business Skills. Authors Pamela Hunt, BS, MSN, RN, and Deborah Laughon, RN, BSN, MS, DBA, CCRN, provide tools to build skills and broaden understanding of the healthcare environment beyond basic budget and financial management. Forecast your department's financial resources with ready-to-use nursing tools, time-saving strategies, and sample case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781601468697
Publisher:
HCPro, Inc
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Overview

Today’s Nurse Manager Responsibilities

Challenges Facing the Nurse Manager

Strategic Planning

Goals and Objectives

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats

Goal Development

Holding Planning Sessions or Retreats

Labor Budgets

Full–Time Equivalents

Calculating Productivity

Specific Departmental Labor Needs

Variance Justification

Matching Productivity to Quality

Capital Budgeting

Capital Justification

Unexpected Expenses

Budgeting for Operating Expenses

Developing a Business Plan for New Services and Products

The Business Approach

Humanistic Approach

Presentation of Plan

Staffing

Outside Controls On the Practice of Nursing

Presenting Your Case to the Decision Makers

Tools for Rapid Cycle Improvements

Case Study: Changes in Guidelines for Perinatal Care

Managing Resources

Supply Management in Nursing

Par Levels

Best Practices in Supply Chain ManagementTechnology Considerations

Staff Involvement

Bidirectional Accountability and Responsibility

Communication and Data Sharing Strategies with:

–Department Staff

–Nursing Leaders

–Physicians

–Vendors

–Executive Team

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