Get to know Registered Nurse & Administrative Nurse Manager, Angela K. Harvey, who practices in Columbus, Ohio.
Angela is a registered nurse who currently holds the position of Administrative Nurse Manager for Critical Care and Cardiac Services at Ohio Health. Her responsibilities include employee productivity, employee rounding, recruitment / termination of employment, budgeting, as well as being a support person for nurses.
Ohio Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals and healthcare providers located in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas. The system consists of 12 hospitals, 200+ ambulatory sites, hospice, home health, medical equipment, and other health services spanning 47 Ohio counties.
Being a people person, nursing is Angela’s second career. She was a cosmetologist for many years and enjoyed making people feel good. However, it wasn’t until her father-in-law was hospitalized that she realized how wonderful nurses are. She wanted to give back to the profession that helped her family during such a vulnerable time.
Now, with years of experience, she attributes her success to treating others how she would want her own family to be treated, having an open door policy with her staff, as well as being a patient advocate.
As for her academic career, she earned her nursing degree from Marion Technical College Marion, Ohio in 2006. Years later, she went on to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio in 2015.
To stay up to date in her field, she remains a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS – not intended for postnominal use).
A registered nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
Nursing management consists of the performance of the leadership functions of governance and decision-making within organizations employing nurses. It includes processes common to all management like planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Nurse managers are responsible for supervising nursing staff in a hospital or clinical setting. They oversee patient care, make management and budgetary decisions, set work schedules, coordinate meetings, and make decisions about personnel.
As for her accomplishments, Angela was nominated for the 2019 Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award from the Ohio Hospital Association. The Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award is presented each year to one Ohio caregiver who personifies a leader, gives back to the community, reflects the mission and values of his or her organization, and routinely goes beyond the call of duty.
Learn More About Angela K. Harvey:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4144768/info/