The chief nursing officer of a Magnet® organization is a dynamic, transformational leader who develops and communicates a strong vision for nursing excellence and creates a foundation for exemplary nursing practice and excellent patient care. Transformational leadership is a core component of the Magnet Model®. The 3rd subcomponent—visibility, accessibility, and communication—is the focus of this article.
Author Affiliation: Vice President, Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer, St Luke’s Health System, Boise, Idaho.
The author declares no conflict of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Clavelle, St Luke’s Health System, Treasure Valley, 190 E. Bannock St, Boise, ID 83712 (firstname.lastname@example.org).