Human Resource Principles And Practices In Health Care –
This course examines the complexities and multiple issues involved in human resources management in health care organizations. Students will examine the strategic role of human resource management in response to changes in the health care industry. In addition, issues such as recruitment, retention, performance management, organizational development, and employee relations are examined. Federal, state, and professional regulatory requirements specific to health care are emphasized.
Describe the pros and cons of unions in health care settings.
Discuss the importance of establishing a climate of mutual respect and trust to maintaining employee relationships.
Recruitment and Selection
Differentiate between job analysis, job description, and job specification.
Describe the legal implications of interviewing.
Identify the different components of the selection process.
Identify recruitment strategies and methods.
Strategic Role of Human Resources in Health Care
Examine human resource management’s role as a strategic business partner.
Describe the impact of mergers and acquisitions on the workforce.
Describe the functional roles of the HR department.
Examine the changing role of human resource management in response to changes in the health care industry.
Employment Laws and Health Care Regulations
Examine the regulatory environment in which health care organizations operate.
Describe federal and state employment laws.
Future Human Resources in Health Care
Discuss current and future human resource issues in health care.
Describe the role of human resource management in organizational change.
Assess individual and organizational approaches to career management.
Performance Management Systems
Describe the legal risks of terminating employees.
Describe the progressive discipline process and methods of correcting performance.
Differentiate between performance issues and systems issues.
Identify barriers and develop guidelines for effective performance appraisals.
Describe and evaluate performance appraisal methods.
Explain the importance of performance management in health care.
Training and Organizational Development
Explain organizational development's role in maximizing organizational performance.
Explain why measuring competencies is important in the health care profession.
Describe the role of continuing education in health care.
Explain why training and education are vital in health care.
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