A key ingredient in employee satisfaction is feeling knowledgeable and competent. This begins with an effective orientation and training program for each new employee. Most organizations hold a formal new employee orientation session covering the organization goals and structure, employment policies, employee conduct etc. In addition to general organization orientation, it is important for new employee also be oriented to the HIM department.
For this assignment you will design a checklist which will include the various topics you will want your new employee to know about working in the HIM department. As the various topics are discussed, the employee and you will initial each item to indicate they have heard and understood the information. When the orientation is complete the employee will sign and date the checklist, as this document will become a part of the employee’s file.
Create a New Orientation Checklist Form to include the following items:
Name and address of the hospital
Employee’s name, ID#
List the various topics you will cover with your new employee
Area for the employee to initial off on each topic
Signature and date line for employee