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Quiz 17 :

Selecting, developing, and Evaluating Staff

Quiz 17 :

Selecting, developing, and Evaluating Staff

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Which of the following might best conclude an interview?
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C

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During a performance appraisal,Joanne,the nurse manager,indicates that Alysha has difficulty mentoring students on the unit.Alysha responds that this is not her responsibility.In responding to Alysha,Joanne needs to consider:
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B

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The final section of a performance appraisal is a rating scale.This scale is very detailed and relates to competency standards specific to surgical patients.The scale is a summary of performance directly observed or documentation reviewed and is specific to patient care situations in which the employee has been involved.This type of evaluation is most commonly known as:
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D

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A nurse manager in the intensive care unit works with his staff to develop an appraisal instrument that includes quantitative data and respects standards for a registered nurse working on that unit.What type of appraisal is this?
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Joshua,a new graduate,reviews the employee evaluation for his new position.The first section requires that he list his own specific objectives to be accomplished.This is an example of:
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The primary disadvantage of a BARS is that it is:
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The nurse manager schedules evaluations of staff members by using a newly developed performance appraisal tool.The development of a performance appraisal tool should include:
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Which of the following is a strategy that clinical nurse educators can use to ensure understanding and retention of information in newly hired staff nurses?
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Anecdotal notes:
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Which of the following strategies might be effective in empowering staff?
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Yasmine is a likable and popular staff member.Despite occasional complaints from patients about inappropriate comments and rough handling of patients,Yasmine continues to receive positive performance appraisals.This is an example of:
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Joshua notes that the next section of the evaluation tool is specific to the organizational philosophy and has a four-point ordinal scale that describes performance from "always meets expectations" to "does not meet expectations." This type of evaluation is most commonly known as:
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The biggest challenge in the recruitment of staff is:
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In addressing the primary challenge in recruitment of new staff,which of the following interview questions might be asked?
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John's performance was satisfactory during the first month,but after that time he was very inconsistent in the provision of nursing care.One month before the end of the rating period,he cared for a very wealthy and influential patient,who is a close friend of the clinical manager.This patient donated new furniture for the staff lounge in John's name to show appreciation for his care.Joshua's subsequent performance appraisal resulted in outstanding ratings in all areas.This is an example of:
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The validity of comments and ratings related to performance is enhanced by which of the following:
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Marcia,a nurse manager,discusses her concerns about the hospital's employee appraisal system with her work group,noting that all it includes is one rating scale,which means nothing unless the manager is effective in her job.Marcia's concerns reflect which best practices associated with performance appraisal?
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An outpatient clinic advertised for registered nurse positions.Before authorizing a position opening,the nurse manager should:
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As a manager,you are interested in developing behavioural questions for an interview.You know that there is team conflict at times on your unit.Which of the following questions would satisfy your interest in behavioural questions?
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On your unit,despite efforts to build a strong sense of team,conflict between some of the staff is ongoing.Nonetheless,you want to proceed with developing a systematic and effective performance appraisal system.Which of the following approaches would be most appropriate for you to implement?
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