In my work role I also have a responsibility to provide a duty of care to all patients receiving care. This is `The legal obligation to safeguard others from harm while they are in your care, using your services or exposed to your activities`. (Collins 2015) I am required to work to an excellent standard and quality of care, adhering to my organisations policies in my everyday practice. The trust value that I meet are; `We put our patients at the centre of everything we do’ `We focus on our people’ `We involve our people in making decisions’ and `We deliver excellence’ (Trust values booklet.) I am expected to ensure that all patients are treated fairly and with dignity and respect, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and diagnosis, and always act in the best interests of the individual whilst allowing them to be as independent as possible.
Explain how own role fits within the delivery of the service provider (3.1) a) Communicating promptly with the service user, other colleagues and my employer to coordinate care of patients as allowed by regulations. Information systems should be accessible and allow easy exchange of data in a confidential and responsible manner. b) Making sure patient’s advance directives are identified and utilized c) Assists patients and, where appropriate, encourages self care and self management of self-limiting conditions through good interaction d) Provide quality services in the most effective manner consistent with the best interest and convenience of the patient e) Help to maintain a unified, common, clear medical history and record of patient. Explain the effect of own role on service provision (3.2) i. Reduction in work load for Nurses.
The goals of the ethical principles are respect for autonomy, beneficence, justice, and least harm. The ways that the organizational goals are tied to its ethical principles are the satisfaction of the patient the organization tries to make the patients happy and allows the patients to make his or her own decisions. Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center wants to ensure the patients his or her well-being and the highest quality of care that any facility could provide. The organization is committed to the respect for the patients, teamwork, and the happiness of the patients, the poor, and the powerless.
I believe in a culture of transparency because it creates a feeling of confidence; when you are honest in your personal and professional life you reflect an image of integrity and trustworthiness. Strengths and Ethical Aspirations My strengths are my firm beliefs for equality and sensibility. In nursing we make decisions every day concerning the care planning, treatment, and disposition of the patient; today we have to consider the community at large when we are caring for the individual patient and the family considering their wellbeing along with the population. It is a sense of harmony for all involved in the population taking care and being sensible to the individual needs of each patient rather than the community at large. In my personal life I believe that we should treat each other the way we will like to be treated; with dignity and respect.
I will use all my strength and skills to complete all the challenges I face to provide the best outcome for my patient and the organization. To live out my philosophy of nursing, every day I must remember this about the following: 1. My patients: They are my top priority; I must provide the best care no matter what race, religion, or age. They will all be treated with the upmost dignity and respect. 2.
2.2 - By following our company’s policies and procedures based on sector standards and guidelines; following our individual’s care plans and reading the code of conduct it’s all about protecting the vulnerable. 2.3 - By receiving a job description and reading it I know if I am a good person for a job. I would know if I have got a right experience and have the qualification the company were looking for and I would know what was expected from me .By reading and agreeing to my contract I am signing it to say I am happy with what is expected of me and company. I also would be asked to read company policies and procedures, care plans and risk assessments to keep me up to date with information helping me to carry out my job to its highest standards.
ABR Company Code of Ethics Wayland Baptist University ETHICS POLICY ABR’S INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE FOR CODE OF ETHICS ABR’S core values are fully associated with Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fainess, Caring and Citizenship. ABR and it employees will fully comply with the laws of every city, state or country in which we do business. The highest standard of integrity will be followed in all business by its employees. We want to go above and beyond the laws of the land and show full fairness in every action done within or by the company and its employees. Every employee is to act with honesty, fairness and integrity is all things.
It is very important for an individual to understand their own personal ethical prospective, as for me personally after the assessment I knew exactly where I stand ethically. In some of the areas of the assessment inventory of my ethical belief was accurate. I believe this is partly because of the way I was brought up and the society I live in. So what does the word ethical mean? To me, it is to take into account every aspect involved in any given situation, peoples' feelings, thoughts and well-being, both now and in the future, and act as best one can to achieve the most satisfactory outcome for all concerned.
Secondly, organizations must ensure voluntary affirmative action plans follow court ordered requirements. Management must make clear their commitment to equal opportunities to all employees. Furthermore, management should “Provide training about the plan so that all employees understand its purpose and intent. The more employees know and understand what is being done, the less likely they are to misunderstand and react adversely” (Bennett-Alexander & Hartman, 2007, p.
Lastly but not least, the code of conduct adopted should be one that focuses on the safety in areas as well competencies of the caregivers. Code of ethics is supposed to ensure that the caregivers follow stipulated guidelines in various circumstances. When developing codes of ethics, the management should involve all departments to ensure that the core values are clearly understood and adhered to fully (McNamara, n.d.). They should also be reviewed frequently to ensure that the best policies are always retained and those that need adjustment are adjusted accordingly. Conclusion The ethical issue of accountability should be one that the organizations involved in healthcare in USA should be well aware of and should be tacked with utmost urgency to reduce the number of negligent cases.