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HCML 340 - Human Resources Management in Healthcare

5 CR

Previously RAIM 340.
Examines laws, regulations and practices relating to employment in healthcare settings, including requirements for staffing, evaluating employee performance, career development, union relationships, health, safety security, diversity issues, probation and dismissal. Case studies are used to bring a contextual focus on specific departments and organizations in a global healthcare industry.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to the program or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
After completing this class, students should be able to: 1. Examine the laws and regulations governing employment in the healthcare system. 2. Analyze human resource management functions within healthcare organizations and workforce (private and unionized). 3. Develop job descriptions including compensation and benefits to recruit and retain employees in specific healthcare roles that abide to US and state laws and regulations, and follow standard business practices. 4. Develop and compare various employee performance evaluation and development strategies and instruments in accord with laws and business practices in the context of healthcare departments. 5. Analyze issues relating to probation and dismissal of employees, including union contracts, employee contracts and regulations in the context of healthcare departments. 6. Examine employee issues, practices and regulations that relate to the hiring interview process, compensation and benefits, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations for healthcare departments. 7. Evaluate the role of the human resource department in the healthcare organization and how it intersects with the role of the department hiring manager.

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