Establishing a Scheduling Team for the Nursing Unit

Describe the process of forming a team for the nursing unit.

You have been asked by your nurse manager to establish a scheduling team for your nursing unit. As you begin to think about developing this team, how would you begin this process? What steps would you take? What would you need to consider in building this team? Assess your strengths and skill gaps as a leader of the team. When selecting members of the team – what specific characteristics/skills would you look for in team members? Knowing the stages of team development, how would you plan your first meeting? What would you need to consider?