A Magnet Ambassador is a direct care staff registered nurse from inpatient, surgical, and ambulatory areas with an interest in the Magnet Recognition Program that serves as a role model for Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and assists unit/work areas in ongoing Magnet preparedness and readiness.
Magnet Ambassador Criteria:
Strong communication skills.
Demonstrates/fosters excellence in nursing practice at the unit level
Creative and innovative.
Meets performance management standards with no disciplinary action in progress or pending.
Willing to serve until re-designation.
Magnet Ambassador Responsibilities:
Attends Magnet Ambassador meetings
Brings information shared at meetings back to co-workers.
Serves as a leader and participant in ongoing Magnet preparedness and readiness activities in your work area
Collaborates with unit/area leadership
Communicates and shares with multidisciplinary team
Uses Magnet website/bulletin board as a resource, learning and sharing tool
Prepares work area/unit for the site visit so fellow staff are prepared to:
Share excellence in nursing practice on the unit
Welcome appraisers and share stories that reflect the nursing Professional Practice Model
In partnership with nursing leadership team, facilitates multidisciplinary awareness of their role during site visit
Participates in Magnet site visit
Serves as host when a Magnet appraiser visits your work area/unit