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The healthcare workforce is diverse. The different scopes of practice, levels of education, and practice settings contribute to the complexity of managing this workforce. Successful healthcare managers understand the unique factors that influence the performance of their employees.
This new text presents the managerial activities related to developing and maintaining the healthcare workforce. Each chapter opens with a short vignette that introduces the student to the chapter topic. On-the-page definitions of terminology and informational sidebars clarify concepts. Chapters end with discussion questions and case studies that provide practice for applying new information. The book also features a glossary of key terms.
Topics covered include:
Understanding the healthcare labor force
The legal environment
Job analysis and design
Recruitment, selection, and retention
Training and development
Employee rights and discipline
Unions and labor relations
Instructor Resources: PowerPoint slides, end-of-chapter questions and answers, solutions to exercises, and a test bank. To see a sample, click the link in the right-hand navigation bar.