Heritage Valley Medical Center Ethical Issues

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Heritage Valley Medical Center Melissa Hoel Axia College Ms. Sara Trovatore HHS235 Legal and Ethical Issues in HHS August 10, 2008 Our Mission Welcome to Heritage Valley Medical Center. At our facility, we have a full staff of highly trained physicians, nurses, and technicians that are ready to help with any medical need that you or your family may encounter. Our staff is dedicated to serving our community with compassionate and respectful care at all times. Heritage Valley's medical staff will work with all patients who come to us, no matter if their race, sexual orientation, gender, or age. We are a facility that strives to be the most affordable and understanding organization in our area. Our reputation means…show more content…
Keeping in mind that this is a job for them that provides services to the community, there needs to be a certain level of professionalism at all times. At the same time, the directors of Heritage Valley Medical Center wants our staff to know that they are welcome to come to us with any problems that may arise, whether relating to patients or other staff members, knowing that the issue will be dealt with in a confidential and professional manner. The staff members at our facility are treated as equals at all times with respect to what department that they are assigned to. Our goal is to keep our doctors and staff fully trained and retrained in order to stay ahead of all the advancements made in the medical industry today. In doing this, Heritage Valley Medical Center will continue to maintain the highest standards when it comes to finding and obtaining physicians and staff to run our…show more content…
An ethical decision typically involves choosing between two options: one we know to be right and another we know to be wrong. A defining moment, however, challenges us in a deeper way by asking us to choose between two or more ideals in which we deeply believe (Badaracco, 1998). Having an organization that relies on ethical standards can be an indispensable organization in today's world. It is easier to summarize the meaning of this statement by taking a quote from the book, Ethical Leadership in Human Services (Manning, 2003). . . . From people who hold other people’s lives in their hands, the public expects a whole lot . . . only by fulfilling the publics expectations of proper ethical behavior can such organizations retain the unique privileges society has given them. Thus ethical management is good management, and ethical corporate culture is a good corporate culture–and both are critical to the provider’s
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