RUNNING HEADER: CONTRACTED STAFFING RISKS AND BENEFITS 1 Contracted Staffing Risks and Benefits Health Law and Ethics/ HCS/ 545 September 28, 2015 Contracted Staffing Risks and Benefits
CONTRACTED STAFFING RISKS AND BENEFITS 2 2 The industry of contracted staffing has been an appealing option to employers for many years with a fraction of health care employees being apart of the contacted network. Contracting staffing allows organizations to reduce hiring risks, gain access to highly skilled workers while managing uncertainty. With multiple benefits of contracted staffing come legal risks and ethical concerns that need to be avoided in order to remain compliant with contract requirements. Legal Risks When entering work into a health care contract, employees are at risk for civil and criminal legal issues. Civil law consists of a “wrong doing between individuals.” (Deaman, n.d.). Three examples of civil law are unintentional torts, negligence, and medical malpractice.
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