Human Resource Management
Dr. Robin Kirschner
February 29, 2012
Learning Experience Journal Entry #1
A learning experience is a process of understanding through direct experience. This process helps future leader learn from experts, and what is learned can then be adapted to your own style. The purpose of the learning experience is to gain knowledge in the role of the Director of Human Resource and the relation in patient services, personnel activities, and how interface with nurse manager and executive in their roles. Dr. Roxane Spitzer, in the video Introduction to Healthcare Human Resource Management (Laureate Education, Inc., 2006), mentioned that one of the core departments of the organization is Human Resource (HR). Donna Koeppel said that HR and nurse managers needs to work together to find solutions for issues that may come up in their area and by doing this they can achieve what is best for the organization and patients. Role Description
At the office of Cristy Kreare HR Director on March 2, 2012 at 9:00 am the interview started by explaining her role and functions within the organization and nurse management. She mentioned the most important role is to provide an employee oriented, high performance culture emphasizing empowerment and ongoing development of a superior workforce that by staff satisfaction the ultimate goal is always met, best quality of patient care. By establishing HR department goals in alignment with organization’s mission, culture, goals, and line up her strategic planning makes strong bases when implementing changes within the organization said Ms. Kreare “We know how quick healthcare is changing and HR needs to be side by side with the organization to met their needs”(Personal communication, March 2, 2012). Ms. Kreare works in coordination with HR staff to implement services, policies, and programs to help management bringing new...