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As social, technological, economic, and political changes occur, jobs evolve and change. Implementing and maintaining accurate job descriptions continue to be the safest way for employers to have documentation that supports employment decisions and avoid legal issues and complications related to hiring, training, and terminating staff. Most important, the job description's main purpose remains stable: to clearly communicate what the organization wishes to achieve and how the employee helps fulfill those goals. The point: The basic job description, as presented in this manual, will continue to be a vital tool for both employers and employees. Regardless of what happens in the future, the benefits of having job descriptions include: Providing a record of continuous improvement over time Helping management with HR planning, recruiting, and staffing Facilitating continuity as the practice evolves Supporting managers if they must defend their personnel decisions because of grievances and/or litigation Communicating expectations effectively when outsourcing Minimizing the chaos of not knowing who does what and ensuring workload equalities Helping modify old assignments and create new ones. The third edition of MGMA's Job Description Manual for Medical Practices, is easy-to-use and complete with customizable job descriptions designed exclusively for medical practice administrators and managers. From administration, nursing, and information technology to coding, pharmacy and allied health, every practice needs well-defined and painless-to-implement job descriptions. It's easy when you use this handy reference tool. Covering 100 of today's top medical practice positions, this manual helps practice administrators and managers set expectations, skills, procedures and policies for managing operational, financial, and risk issues, as well as personnel, disaster planning, and exposure control. You'll gain a handy, centralized listing of the To

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This book discusses how job descriptions are a vital human resource tool for orientation and training, job performance and evaluation, compensation, employee discipline, and management. The manual clarifies legal issues such as those related to the Americans with Disabilities Act and equal employment opportunity issues, as well as labor relations concerns and JCAHO standards. The authors also specify how to develop an effective job description implementation strategy; conduct an appropriate job analysis; and identify/write the elements of the job description. These job descriptions are presented in a standard format: job title, general statement of duties, supervision received, supervision exercised, essential functions, education, experience, requirements, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions. This manual includes samples of job descriptions from a variety of medical practices as well as generic examples that can immediately be put to use in your medical practice. Also included is a disk of the generic examples that can be quickly modified to meet the unique needs of your medical practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568292793
  • Publisher: Medical Group Management Association (M G M A)
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Edition description: MGMA
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 299
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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