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One of the hardest jobs a manager has to do is discipline a worker for poor performance. This is especially difficult if the erring nurse is ‘quite a nice person really’ and believe you have tried your hardest to remedy areas of concern. The crunch has come and it all boils down to two main things.

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One of the hardest jobs a manager has to do is discipline a worker for poor performance. This is especially difficult if the erring nurse is ‘quite a nice person really’ and you believe you have tried your hardest to remedy areas of concern. But the crunch has come and it all boils down to two main things. Firstly, the nurse has a contract of employment which states what they must do to earn the wage, and secondly, one of your tasks as a manager is to manage poor performance.

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Christine Suter
Christine (RN, BN, MPHC) is an RN with 40 years experience, traversing the profession as an AIN, EN, RN, RM N.ED. to DON. She is currently in transition-to-retirement and working as a casual RN on the floor in a small rural hospital with an aged care facility attached. Her interests are aged care and particularly nurses; their working relationships, team dynamics and how nurse leaders and managers deal with the day to day complexities of leading and managing.
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