Code of Ethics Paper

Code of Ethics Paper - Code of Ethics April Wolfe Chelcie Barr Christina Gonzalez Dannielle DeSpiegelaere And Alexandra Backle HCS/335 Nancy Moody

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Code of Ethics April Wolfe, Chelcie Barr Christina Gonzalez, Dannielle DeSpiegelaere, And Alexandra Backle HCS/335 August 15, 2011 Nancy Moody
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Working in the health care profession it is vital to follow a code of ethics. This determines the goals and values of an organization and allows a health care facility to be successful in caring for their patients and keeping the organization running smoothly. Hospitals are a major type of organization that should have a strong code of ethics for its employees to follow. Not following a code of ethics can lead to failure and unsuccessful patient relationships. As an employee it is important to know and understand the company’s code of ethics and follow it to the best of he or she ability for the companies, and he or she careers sake. Developing goals and principles for a health care organization, especially hospitals because of their diverse career opportunities and size, keeps employees eager to learn and keep patients healthy and happy. Valley Children’s Hospital is a perfect example of how developing a solid code of ethics can lead to successful delivery of care to patients and their families. Organization’s goals and ethical principles The goal of valley children’s hospital is to continue perfect care for sick children and infant babies. Children’s hospital has a broad array of expertise, caring physicians, and specialties’ practices. In perusing the perfect care for the children it can have an impact on health care delivery for patients. Likewise, goals include patient safety in children’s hospital; hand hygiene, bed rails, and medication. Furthermore, other specialty programs include Juvenile diabetes, Red Cross, and Foster grandparents. On the whole, in pursuing perfect care for children’s hospital, health care professionals include families, and patients who can look for areas of improvement and discuss needed changes for the organization. Consequently, health care providers have six ethical principles tied up to the organizations goals. To be specific, leadership that comes within ethical issues of the medical staff, medical profession, and colleagues (Children’s hospital, 2011). First, these ethical principles can be applied in the work-place to benefit new students, faculty, and hiring employees in guidelines. Second, excellent
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Code of Ethics Paper - Code of Ethics April Wolfe Chelcie Barr Christina Gonzalez Dannielle DeSpiegelaere And Alexandra Backle HCS/335 Nancy Moody

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