Personnel Management in the Medical Practice / Edition 2

Personnel Management in the Medical Practice / Edition 2

by Kay B. Stanley
     
 

Covering the high points of personnel law and regulations, this book includes such topics as record keeping requirements, hiring, performance reviews, and disciplining and firing employees. This guide offers key information on all personnel issues. Learn how to manage, motivate and communicate with your staff, and build a cooperative team that provides high quality

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Covering the high points of personnel law and regulations, this book includes such topics as record keeping requirements, hiring, performance reviews, and disciplining and firing employees. This guide offers key information on all personnel issues. Learn how to manage, motivate and communicate with your staff, and build a cooperative team that provides high quality care that will make your medical practice thrive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579472955
Publisher:
American Medical Association
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
Practice Success Series
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1Labor and Employment Laws1
Civil and Other Rights1
Health and Safety12
Hours and Pay (Fair Labor Standards Act)12
Family and Medical Leave Act13
Immigration Laws14
Drug-Free Workplace15
Workers' Compensation Laws15
Posting Requirements16
Recordkeeping Requirements16
2The Employment Process21
Hiring21
Orientation50
Probationary Period52
Training the New Hire52
Recordkeeping Requirements55
Employment Agreements55
"At-Will" Employment Contracts55
Hiring Alternatives57
3Compensation and Benefits69
Benefits69
Compensation, Bonus, and Other Incentives79
Flexible Spending Arrangements81
4Payroll Administration87
Payroll Legislation87
Mechanics of Payroll Administration93
Records and Recordkeeping111
Handling the Payroll Function111
Recordkeeping Requirements and Retention Periods114
Resources for Payroll Administration114
5Management of Staff119
The Employment Relationship119
Assessing Performance124
Salary Administration133
Progressive Disciplining138
6Policies and Procedures155
Employee Handbook155
Policies and Procedures Manual160
7Health and Safety171
Occupational Safety and Health Administration171
Workers' Compensation175
Employee Health Care Benefits179
HIPAA and the Healthcare Employer180
Other Health and Safety Issues182
8Contemporary Problems in the Workplace187
Sexual and Other Harassment187
Violence in the Workplace188
Misappropriation of Assets by Employees191
Substance Abuse in the Medical Practice191
Confidentiality192
Cyberspace Privacy in the Workplace193
Risk of Employment Litigation195
Index209

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