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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2015, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 1-7 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of scales and barriers of managerial performance of head nurses based on BARS performance evaluation model in Rasht, 2011
Mohamad Babaeipour-Divshali , Fatemeh Amrollahi-Mishavan , Mohamad Reza Firouzkouhi *
Assistant professor Zabol University of Medical Sciences , firouzkohi@gmale.com
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Background and aims: Head nurse as a manager has an important role in achieving treatment goals in her/his organization. Todays BARS method, the new method of evaluation, is based on criteria that are job specific behavior. Nursing managers can promote nurses’ function by determination the rate of management function and barriers of managerial performance of head nurses. The present study aimed at assessing scales and barriers of managerial performance of head nurses based on BARS performance evaluation model. Methods: This cross-sectional study was undertaken in 2011 on 32 head nurses from medical-surgical wards of five educational hospitals in Rasht. Data were collected via checklist of head nurses managerial skills based on BARS principles. Results: The findings revealed that 31.2 percent of staff did not participate in any management training classes. 100% of head nurses had poor management performance and the largest obstacles in implementing comprehensive care management was lack of coordination between services (87.5 %), financial resources (71.9 %) and lack of awareness of job descriptions (75%). Conclusion: According to the poor management performance of head nurses, it is necessary to, be more focus on promotion of their key and specific management skills. Moreover, planning to improve coordination between services, necessary financial resources, and training of their job descriptions be performed.
Keywords: Head nurses, Comprehensive care management, Administrative services, Financial resources, Awareness
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/06/21 | Accepted: 2015/02/11 | Published: 2015/03/30
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Babaeipour-Divshali M, Amrollahi-Mishavan F, Firouzkouhi M R. Evaluation of scales and barriers of managerial performance of head nurses based on BARS performance evaluation model in Rasht, 2011. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2015; 4 (1) :1-7
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