Nursing Model towards Professional Development

  • Anna Liza R. Alfonso


Background: Mentoring is highlighted throughout the Core Competencies of Nurse Educators as an essential component to the educator role and necessary for educators to promote learner growth and development and career advancement. With the work force changing rapidly, career success depends a lot on working smartly. Purpose: The study aimed to explore the relationships between mentoring competency of nurse managers and career advancement of staff nurses. Methods: The researchers employed descriptive-correlational methods that glanced into the relationship of certain levels in the mentoring competency of head nurses in relation to staff nurses’ career advancement. Results: By aligning human resource management processes and providing linkage between job potentials, desired competencies, and key experiences, staff development directs staff nurses towards the hospital’s future competitiveness. Conclusion: Assessing position profiles create distinctions among job roles in career paths by outlining their core responsibilities, skills, and requirements. It is important to determine the qualifications and expertise associated with different career positions, roles, and stages.Keywords: Mentoring Competency, Core Competency, Career Advancement, Professional Development, Performance Management