Code of Ethics
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,
goals and principles for a healthcare 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
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
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
patient/family care for the quality outcome in children’s care, patient, and family involvement. Third,