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Job Descriptions

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TUI UNIVERSITY Jennifer Pope Module 2 Session Long Project 324: Human Resource Management Dr Robert Grice 28 April 2010 Job Descriptions Hiring and retaining a quality employee is difficult. That is why a good hire starts with an excellent job description. Job descriptions are crucial for hiring and retaining the best workers. Often employees are lead to believe a job is one thing only to be disappointed to find that the employment is not as satisfying and challenging. The result is an employee who is difficult to motivate. The Importance of Job Descriptions. Basically, job descriptions are written statements that describe the duties, responsibilities, contributions, and qualifications of a position, as well as the reporting relationship of a particular job. (Anonymous, 2009) So the job description tells you what you actually need to do to perform well in the job. While the parts of a job description vary between employers according to one source the standard parts are: 1. Purpose: What is the job in the simplest terms. 2. Job duties or responsibilities: What should the employee be able to perform as part of the position? 3. Education required: List minimum amount of formal education. 4. Payroll experience required: the minimum amount of experience required to perform the job duties 5. ...read more.

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Performs general and emergent nursing skills during manning shortfalls or deployed scenarios. Complies with and enforces high profiled policies in areas of customer satisfaction, safety, resource protection, and infection control. Additional Duties: Equipment Custodian, Education and Training Monitor 4. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Direct: Flight Chief, Emergency Services Indirect: Emergency Services Flight Commander, Nurse Manager, Superintendent, Medical Operations Squadron 5. SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Direct: As assigned with in the Enlisted Evaluation System Indirect: Assist with all enlisted personnel assigned to Emergency Services. Red Cross Volunteers 6. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: a. Administrative Functions: (1) Develops and implements unit policy consistent with MDG mission. (2) Evaluates and ensures accreditation standards and requirements are met. (3) Ensures initial and biannual performance feedback is accomplished. (4) Communicates issues and concerns with Flight Chief, Nurse Manager and Flight CC. (5) Executes assigned additional duties IAW applicable standards. b. Patient Care Management: (1) Demonstrates competence and provides guidance enlisted staff. (2) Serves as clinic's resource for patient care problems and staffing requirements. c. Staff Development: (1) Supports and promotes career development of assigned personnel. (2) Ensures on-going participation in staff education program. d. Career-Related Activities: (1) Promotes participation in educational activities and military education programs that enhance staff knowledge in support of Air Force and the 96th MDG's mission. ...read more.

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f. Represents the medical group outside the organization with a positive attitude. g. Completes educational requirements. VII. COMMUNICATION SKILLS: 1. Exhibits effective oral and written communication a. Demonstrates an ability to express self in all areas of communication (verbal, written, non-verbal); utilizes effective listening and conversational techniques. b. Always cooperates with other members of the patient care team in coordinating nursing care for the patient's total need. c. Demonstrates complete knowledge of the organizational structure and chain of command; always follows proper lines of communication. d. Maintains open communication with subordinates; gains cooperation of staff while working toward medical group goals. e. Collaborates with flight and element staff in developing specific objectives and goals; encourages participation in the process. f. Plans and conducts staff meetings as needed; encourages environment of open communication; works with staff to identify and resolve problems; and promotes staff development g. Promotes positive public relations for the flight, medical group, and the community. i. Respects the confidentiality of patient records and uses complete discretion when discussing patient information. j. Reports status of patients, personnel, and related events as required. k. Disseminates new/revised information to staff. Mark A. Antonacci, Lt Col, USAF, MC Emergency Services Flight Commander DATE REVIEWED: SIGNATURE: _________________ __________________ _________________ __________________ ?? ?? ?? ?? Module 2 Session Long Project 1 ...read more.

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