Assignment 1: Health Care Human
Due Week 3 and worth 240
Imagine that you have applied for
the position of Manager of Human Resources at an acute care hospital in your
community. The hospital is planning to expand its services to meet the needs of
a growing community. As part of the application screening process, you have been
asked to write a document that outlines the steps you would take, as the manager
of HR, to improve the effectiveness of HRM in this organization.
Write a three to four (3-4) page
paper in which you:
Analyze two (2) current trends in
health care that are affecting human resources management that may likely impact
your hiring decision as HR manager. Provide support for your
Suggest a significant opportunity
for HR to become more of a strategic partner within an organization. Justify
Recommend a model of human resources
management that would be the most appropriate for this organization in question.
Provide support for your recommendation.
Recommend a strategy that HR could
implement in order to develop more effective relationships between Human
Resources and the organization’s managers and senior executives, indicating how
each strategy will achieve the desired goal.
Determine a specific employment law
that may affect the hiring and selection process at the acute hospital in your
community. Provide support for your rationale.
Use at least three (3) quality
academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and
other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these
Be typed, double spaced, using Times
New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and
references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor
for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the
title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course
title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning
outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze the unique aspects of
managing human resources (HR) in health care organizations.
Evaluate the effects of major
employment laws on HR functions in health care organizations.
Evaluate the competencies necessary
for effective health care human resources management.
Use technology and information
resources to research issues in health services human resource
Write clearly and concisely about
health services human resource management using proper writing mechanics.