Healthcare Leadership Competencies CheckList

Instructions: This checklist is meant to serve as a general guideline for our client facilities as to the level of your skills within your nursing specialty. Please use the scale below to describe your experience/expertise in each area listed below.

Proficiency Scale:

1 = No Experience

2 = Need Training

3 = Able to perform with supervision

4 = Able to perform independently

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Organizational structure and relationship  
Build collaborative relationships  
Develop and maintain medical staff relationships  
Provide internal customer service  
Practice and value shared decision making 
COMMUNICATION SKILLS Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Sensitive to what is correct behavior when communicating with diverse cultures, internal, and external  
Communicate organizational mission, vision, objectives, and priorities  
Prepare and deliver business communications, including meeting agendas, presentations, business reports, and project communications plans  
Present results of data analysis to decision makers  
Provide and receive constructive feedback 
FACILITATION AND NEGOTIATION Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Mediation, negotiation, and dispute resolution techniques  
Team building techniques  
Create, participate in, and lead teams  
Facilitate group dynamics, process, meetings, and discussions 
LEADERSHIP Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Leadership styles/techniques 
Potential impacts and consequences of decision making 
Establish a compelling organizational vision and goals  
Hold self and others accountable for organizational goal attainment  
Promote and manage change  
Promote continuous organization learning/improvement 
Managed care models, structures, and environment  
Levels of healthcare along the continuum of care  
Evidence-based management practice  
The interrelationships among access, quality, cost, resource allocation, accountability, and community  
The patient experience (e.g., cultural differences, expectations)  
Healthcare technological research and advancements  
Organization and delivery of healthcare  
Regulatory and administrative environment in which the organization functions 
Age Specific Competencies Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Infant (Birth - 1 year) 
Preschooler (ages 2-5 years) 
Childhood (ages 6-12 years) 
Adolescents (ages 13-21 years) 
Young Adults (ages 22-39 years) 
Adults (ages 40-64 years) 
Older Adults (ages 65-79 years) 
Elderly (ages 80+ years) 
BUSINESS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Ability to analyze and evaluate information to support a decision or recommendation  
Collect and analyze data from internal and external sources relevant to each situation  
Techniques for business plan development, implementation, and assessment  
The functions of organizational policies and procedures  
Promote and apply problem-solving philosophies  
Demonstrate critical thinking and analysis  
Systems thinking  
Facilities planning