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Designing the Job, Finding the Person

Nurse managers today are still expected to be expert clinicians. They are also expected to possess a broad range of management competencies, including the ability to recruit, select and appoint staff. This chapter guides nurse managers through all elements of the recruitment process.

Contents include

  • Introduction
  • To recruit or not to recruit? That is the question
  • Developing a meaningful position description
  • Attracting the right applicant
  • Choosing the right person for the job
  • Managing the interview
  • Conclusion
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Author / Editor Biographies

Alan Iveson is a registered nurse with a Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management. He is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a member of the Australian Nursing Federation, Victorian Branch. Alan's particular interests are in employee relations and the relationship between recruitment and retention of staff and the outcomes for patients.

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