Please write a two paragraph discussion by using one reference from peer-reviewed Nursing Journal not older than 5 years and
Tabloski, P. (2014). Gerontological Nursing (3rd Ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Health Science.
APA is required.
Maria Johnson is an RN who graduated from an associate degree program 3 years ago. Several months ago, she accepted a position as an assistant director of nursing at a long term care facility. She enjoys her job and feels that she has gained an understanding of long term care. Today, Ms. Johnson is invited to a meeting with the director of nursing and the nursing home administrator. She is informed that the director of nursing is resigning and asked to assume the position. Ms. Johnson expresses some doubt about her ability to fill the role but she is assured that they have been impressed with her work and belief she is capable of meeting the demands of the position. She is told that the current director of nursing will orient her to the role during the next 2 weeks before she departs. In addition, she is told that she will receive a substantial salary increase and have a Monday-through-Friday workweek.
What are some of the realities that Ms. Johnson should consider before deciding on the promotion? How can Ms. Johnson determine if she is qualified to accept the position? What are the benefits and risks to Ms. Johnson if she accepts the position? What are the benefits and risks to the facility if she accepts the position?