Leadership Competency and Its Related Factors for NursesName : Mei-Chuan Pai
Affliation : RN, BSN, Head Nurse
University : Mackay Memorial Hospital
Country : Taiwan
Background: The aim of this research is to understand the leadership competency and its related factors for nurses at a medical center in northern Taiwan.
Materials & Methods: Cross-sectional survey is the research design. Through purposive sampling, 490 nurses who have already worked more than 3 years at a medical center in northern Taiwan were recruited to be the research subjects. Questionnaire about leadership competency with Likert 5-Piont Scale was the research instrument. The higher score represents better leadership competency. Data were analyzed with SPSS for windows 17.0.
Results: Effective response rate was 86.94? (n=426) There sult showed the average
Conclusions: The research offered the reference material for human resource development to the nursing administer. It is imperative to improve the leadership competency for nursing staff which will elevate the stability of the nursing staff in the organization.
Biography: Mei-Chuan Pai has been graduated from Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology Department and her major was in Nursing. She is currently working for Mackay Memorial Hospital as Head Nurse and she has Nursing practice experience in adult care and intensive care for Twenty five years. She also worked as Head Nurse in Sub-acute Respiratory department, Care Center Mackay Memorial Hospital and she served as head nurse and nurse in several departments in Mackay Memorial hospital. She was participated and won in medical policy SDM contest in 2016 and in 2015; she won the new Taipei City Health Bureau merit nurses. In 2014 she won new North City nursing innovation results - honorable mention and Taipei City Nursing Innovation Achievement Award. In 2004 and 2002 she won the Taipei City Health Bureau merit nurses and she was elected Mackay Memorial Hospital model staff respectively. Mei-Chuan Pai has published several publications in the field of nursing.