Nursing Leadership Coaching
Increase capacity to exceed outcomes of quality, cost, and engagement.
Why Nursing Leaders seek coaching
Coaching enhances strategic thinking, increases self-awareness, boosts ability to leverage strengths, and mitigates roadblocks within leadership skill set.
Nursing Leadership Coaching
Because of her background as a nursing leader, Diane Scott became a Coach. By concentrating on coaching nursing leadership during her tenure as a nursing administrator at a large healthcare organization in Virginia, she drove unprecedented outcomes and designed several processes that are still in use 15 years later.
Individual Nursing Leader Coaching
The role of a Nursing Leader has greatly evolved during the past decade with an increased emphasis on strategic thinking, financial acumen, and quality outcomes. As a result, more nursing executives are looking toward coaching to increase the capacity.
Her nursing leadership coaching clients include the following:
- Chief Nursing Officer
- Chief Diversity Officer
- Executive Diversity Officer
- Executive Director of Nursing
- System Director, Clinical Excellence
- Regional Directors
- System Magnet Coordinators
- Associate Chief Nursing Officers
- Clinical Nurse Specialists
- Senior Nursing Directors
A typical coaching process for nursing leaders involves a six-month program that includes:
Guided plan and goal determination with action plan
Confidential Weekly / biweekly coaching conversations either in person, or by phone/video conference
Alignment meetings with key stakeholders to ascertain goals and review of previous assessments
Many leaders choose to complete a 360 Degree review with leaders, peers, and their teams. This review can be done qualitatively through confidential interviews or through on-line validated instruments and tools.
Follow-up meetings with key stakeholders
Diane Scott is certified as multiple assessment to obtain a database for coaching. Assessments include the Hogan Assessment and Emotional Intelligence, 2.0.
Nursing Leadership Team Coaching
This is a unique two-tier process, created by Diane Scott, to move nursing leadership teams forward. Concurrently coaching individuals of a leadership team and then bringing them together as a team for targeting team coaching. Ideal for Nursing Directors/Management teams, Clinical Nurse Specialist Teams.
Tier One: Coaching for Individual Nursing Leaders
Because every nursing leader has different strengths and areas of opportunity, individual coaching session for the leadership teams
Tier Two: Targeted Team Coaching
To run concurrently with individual coaching, bi-monthly targeted team coaching will take insights learned from individual coaching to increase the capacity as a team to deliver top quartile results. Based on assessment, the content for team coaching will be drafted with fluidity in mind: knowing that what may be the agenda at the beginning of the engagement may shift due to immediate needs of the team and organization.
Potential team coaching content focus includes:
Creating Optimal Environments for Patient Experience
Performance and Productivity: Making the “Numbers” Work
Navigating Change Management
Thriving Leadership in a Fluid Healthcare System
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Hear What Other Nursing Leaders Say About Diane
Coaching Nursing Leaders was the best education investment I made as a Chief Nurse Executive.
Investing in me as a Nursing Leader was a vote in confidence in Nursing in this organization. I am forever grateful.
As the Magnet Coordinator, you have to be highly influential without any direct matrix of authority. Coaching gave me my voice.