Choose two issues or challenges that the leaders of today`s health care organizations face. Select from among the following topics:
Staff Shortage (Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Providers, Ancillary Services)
Reorganization in Response to Merger or Consolidation of Services
Layoffs as a Result of Declining Revenues
Influx of Registry, Part-Time, and Temporary Contract Staff
Poor Performance Outcomes Leading to a Reduction in Medicare Reimbursement Dollars
Poor Job Satisfaction Rates Resulting in Turnover
You are the manager of an ancillary service department at a large, 500+ bed hospital. Develop a proposal (750-1,200 words) that is directed toward your staff, in which you address the following:
Inform the staff of the two issues (from the topics provided) your organization is facing.
Describe the impact of these issues on your department.
Describe how improved communication, collaboration, and teamwork can improve conditions in your department.
Identify at least two examples from the required or recommended readings of techniques found to foster inclusion and improve communication and collaboration.
A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric.
Two issues/challenges are identified from among those listed in the assignment instructions.
Comprehensive and compelling discussion regarding organizational issues, their impact, opportunities for improvement, and recommendations to foster a shared vision is offered.
Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive; contained within the thesis is the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
There is a sophisticated construction of paragraphs and transitions. Ideas progress and relate to each other. Paragraph and transition construction guide the reader. Paragraph structure is seamless.
Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
All format elements are correct.
In-text citations and a reference page are complete. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.
Nurse Shortage and Poor Job Satisfaction Rates Resulting To High Turnover Rates Name Institution Date Nurse Shortage and Poor Job Satisfaction Rates Resulting To High Turnover Rates Nursing is an exciting profession but can be very demanding; nurses act as advocates for health playing an important role within the healthcare sector. However, high nurse turnover due to poor job satisfaction is becoming a growing concern worldwide. Critical care units are mostly affected, nurses working within these units often complain of increased workload resulting to frequent burnout and fatigue (Hayes et al., 2015). Nurse faces several challenges including violence and frequent burnouts; this explains why most nurses are quitting their jobs due to lack of job satisfaction. The average annual nurse turnover rate in the US stands at 60 percent. Lack of job satisfaction is the main cause of nurse shortage according to health experts (Hayes et al., 2015). This paper describes the impact of nurse