Running Head: HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT
Hospital Human Resource Department
HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCE
Employees are essential for the success of any business by providing labor. Every serious
business has a specific department that deals with the overall management of its workers known
as the HR department. The department deals with activities such as recruiting, firing, training,
handle matters relating to employees benefit, relations and others. This paper discusses how the
HR department seeks to achieve competitive advantage by strategically deploying the best and
capable workforce in a health organization and various aspect of staff records documentation.
Adherence to Legal Requirement
Federal and state laws require an employer to maintain certain records concerning their
employees. Furthermore, state law governs access to employee individual's files. Precisely,
employee records are what must be retained according to the law depending on what the
information is and which law covers the retention of particular details(McConnell, 2013).
Employee wage information, tax information, staff demographics detail, and other necessary
details are crucial for a firm to meet its legal obligations. For instance, when tax regulators
enquire for employee tax information, being able to find it quickly is essential through
maintaining accurate employee records. The act of preserving proper staff records, easy access,
and retrieval when needed by the concern regulators helps an organization meets its legal
obligation and avoid a lawsuit.
Competency is an essential concept in all organization. Healthcare employee's skill is vital.
Staffs in this field need appropriate training and learning on their job duties to be allowed to
work independently to avert chances of mistakes while on duty. Maintaining an accurate
employee record of staff induction process about the job is beneficial. Information from
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individual employee records can be cross-checked to determine personal employee competency
level in various areas and help to assign them duties in the proper departments. Competency
enhancement is an essential product of useful employee record. Lack of adequate documentation
of staff records may lead to a gap in competency management the hospital leading to low
productivity for employees.
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