5 Ways to Land Your Dream Job as a Nurse Manager

nurse manager jobThere are a variety of reasons why nurses decide to leave the bedside and move into management. Some are eager for new challenges, along with a desire for more recognition and a higher salary. Others see the big picture when it comes to patient care, and would like to be in a position to facilitate positive change in a highly fragmented healthcare system.

This desire to improve and reach for a higher level of excellence is an intrinsic trait for leaders. When you’re not content with the status quo for yourself, it’s likely you’ll also work hard to raise the status quo for colleagues and for patients. This can translate into a vision for a better healthcare system, through initiatives for disease management, wellness promotion, community outreach, public health, and patient safety. But the move from clinical practice to management represents a huge change and requires a new skill set.

So how do you get there?

Believe it or not, even if you’re brand new to nursing, you can start laying the foundation for a career in management right now. Take a look at our checklist, below, to assess where you stand now and what you’ll have to do to land your dream job.

  • Get the education you need

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To learn more about the INA please visit www.INAnurse.com


About International Nurses Association

The International Nurses Association was founded on the idea that professional achievement is deserving of recognition, exposure and reward. As a meeting place for the top minds in nursing, INA offers unlimited opportunities to further your success and embrace your role as a vital member of the medical community. INA is the fastest growing network of nurses from around the globe and takes pride in delivering its members the platform and competitive edge needed to survive in this ever-changing and complex environment. Visit www.inanurse.com
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