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National healthcare standards- standard 4.42 Get a job powerpoint

National healthcare standards- standard 4.42 Get a job powerpoint



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  • Teacher Notes:This slide is asking students to share examples of employees who are not doing the work they are paid to do. Examples might include:SocializingMaking personal callsTalking about personal or family problemsBringing their children to workShopping on the InternetPlaying games on the computerDoing sloppy work
  • Teacher Notes;Students should be able to identify a number of different health professions involved in the victim’s care, both in first response and transport (EMS, dispatcher, etc.) to the Emergency Room.Students should also be able to suggest reasons for teamwork, beginning with the fact that is takes two people to lift the stretcher into the ambulance.

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  • 4.21 Apply employability skills in healthcare.
  • What are your goals?• Select a profession.• Get the proper education and training.• Earn the required credentials.• Get a job.• Keep the job.• In order to “keep the job” you need to have a good work ethic or employability skills.
  • Employablility Skills Training….• Starts now.• Whether you work at a part time job, clinical rotation, or shadowing,• You must begin now to practice and perfect good employability skills.• Your future depends on it!
  • Use Correct Grammar at All Times • Patients will judge your Your bowels ain’t soundin’ ability by how you too good. speak. • Use of slang and poor grammar implies a lack of education. • This includes written communication.
  • Report to Work on Time and When Scheduled• Late or absent healthcare workers can negatively affect patient care.• Most employers consider attendance to be VERY important!
  • Be Prepared to Work When You Arrive at Work• Follow the rules and policies of your facility.• Give the employer a fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay.• Have you ever seen an employee abuse their work situation? How?
  • Practice Teamwork• Healthcare involves a “team” of different professionals.• When someone is in a car accident and sustains a severe laceration, how many different members of the healthcare team would be involved in the victim’s care?• Why would “teamwork” be needed to care for the victim?
  • Promote a Positive Attitude and Energy• Focus on the positive parts of your job.• Your attitude is contagious - it affects your co- workers.• Positive energy means you are alert, focused, and figuring out how to make things work.• Have you ever worked with someone who has “negative energy?” What was that like?
  • Accept Responsibility for Your Actions • Take credit for the good things I forgot to you do. check my schedule. I’m • Take responsibility for your very sorry. I’ll be happy to mistakes. come in an make up the • In healthcare, report your time I missed. mistake to your supervisor. • Make an effort to correct your error, and to prevent it from happening again.
  • Be Willing to Learn• Health care is always changing.• Health care workers must adapt to change.• Show your willingness to learn: – Participate in staff development – Take courses – Attend special meetings and seminars – Read professional journals – Ask questions
  • Know and Follow the Scope of Practice• Know what procedures and actions you are legally permitted to do.• Do the things you are supposed to do to the best of your ability.• Do NOT do things your are not licensed or trained to do.
  • Care About Others• Healthcare is a “caring” profession.• Caring about your patients is as important as caring for your patients.
  • Be Flexible• The healthcare environment is constantly changing.• You need to be willing to do what needs to be done that is in the best interest of your patients.• What is your ? (Flexibility Quotient) On a scale of 1 (inflexible) to 5 (very flexible)?
  • Base Decisions on Facts Instead of Emotions and Biases• Gather the facts before you come to a decision.• Don’t jump to conclusions.• Don’t react – THINK!• Healthcare professionals use good judgment when processing information.
  • Act with Integrity• Healthcare workers hold themselves to a higher standard.• Always tell the truth.• Maintain confidentiality.• Do it the right way and not the easy way.• Do the right thing in difficult circumstances.
  • Demonstrate Loyalty• Respect your organization.• Never complain about your work, supervisor or facility.• Never discuss your personal problems with your patients.
  • Observe the Chain of Command• Know to whom you report.• Follow the proper processes for reporting information, voicing concerns, and respecting others. Director• Can you give an example of a of Nursing chain of command? Charge Nurse Staff Nurse
  • Go Beyond the Minimum• Do the things that need to be done to provide excellent patient care and client service.• This means being sensitive to the fears and personal feelings of your clients.• Go out of your way to empathize, respect their privacy, and make them feel comfortable.