The Health Care Supervisor on Law

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The focus of this classic collection of articles from The Health Care Supervisor is legislation and other legal matters as they may affect the working health care supervisor. The book covers issues of liability, legal responsibilities of supervisors, laws that govern some aspects of supervisory conduct, laws regulating employment, and other legal matters from individual privacy to labor unions.

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Overview

The focus of this classic collection of articles from The Health Care Supervisor is legislation and other legal matters as they may affect the working health care supervisor. The book covers issues of liability, legal responsibilities of supervisors, laws that govern some aspects of supervisory conduct, laws regulating employment, and other legal matters from individual privacy to labor unions.

This book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780834203679
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
  • Publication date: 5/4/1993
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I General Legal Concerns
Liability and the Supervisor 3
Mandatory Reporting Laws: A Supervisor's Introduction 16
Corporate Restructuring: The Whys and Wherefores 27
The Health Care Supervisor's Role in Matters of Pay Equity 36
Bioethics Committees: Panacea of the 1980s? 52
Life, Death, and Liability: Duties of Health Care Providers Regarding Withdrawal of Treatment 63
Pt. II Employment and the Supervisor
Surviving the Employment Documentation Jungle 75
Job Descriptions: Development and Use 94
Sexual Harassment: A Problem for the Health Care Supervisor 102
Wrongful Discharge and Discipline 113
Managing a Discrimination Case 124
Pt. III AIDS, Drugs, and Employee Rights
The AIDS Epidemic: Implications for Health Care Employers 141
Privacy Rights and HIV Testing in the Hospital Setting: A Medicolegal Quagmire for Administrators 153
The Right to Know and the Right to Privacy: HIV Testing and Health Care Management 160
Substance Abuse in the Workplace: Drug Testing and the Health Care Industry 171
Pt. IV Organized (and Organizing) Labor
Health Care Union Organizing: Guidelines for Supervisory Conduct 183
Issues Concerning an Employee Strike 196
From Grievance Through Arbitration: A Supervisor's Perspective 203
Index 223
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