Orientation

Complete the Hospital Application assignment prior to beginning this assignment. Based on the Hospital Application assignment, you have determined that not only does the orientation program for new employees need to be revised, but a new professional development program needs to be created for existing employees. The word length for this to be 750 to 1000 words in length (title and reference pages are not included in the word count). I recommend that you construct your paper just as it is laid out below. You may use a subheader for each section. You can also type out the question and the answer directly below it.

Part I: New Employee Orientation

The purpose of this assignment is to create an expanded outline (in an APA paper with 400 plus words) or blueprint for a new employee orientation program that explains how it can be used to prepare employees.

Continuing in the role of the hospital administrator from the Hospital Care Application assignment, you are required to create a blueprint or an expanded outline of the new employee orientation program for the Director of Human Resources (your supervisor), who will decide whether or not to implement the program.

Using what you have learned from the assigned readings and your own research, formulate new employee orientation program to train new hires. Include the following elements:

  1. A      training schedule that includes the necessary preparation needed to      provide the training (who, what, when, where, why, and how), as well as a      description of the practice training activities and feedback you will      provide.
  2. A      description of written materials, such as handouts, to be provided during      the training.
  3. A      description of at least one computer-, Web-, or DVD-based training element      that will be used in the program, including consideration of the idea that      staff may have varying levels of technology readiness.
  4. Explanation      of how the new employee orientation program is related to motivation and      retention. Include discussion of the financial incentives provided to      employees.

Part II: Professional Development Program

The purpose of this assignment is to develop an expanded outline  (in an APA paper with 400 plus words) or blueprint for a new professional development program for existing employees and to explain how the program can be used retain quality employees. Consider how the organization leverages workforce diversity to encourage employees to collaborate and apply their unique talents.

Continuing in the role of the hospital administrator from the Hospital Care Application assignment, you are required to create a blueprint or an expanded outline of the professional development program for the Director of Human Resources (your supervisor), who will decide whether or not to implement the program.

Using what you have learned from the assigned readings and your own research, formulate a professional development program for existing employees. Include the following elements:

  1. The      focus of the program, which could include a combination of the following:      learning new skills, additional certifications, licensure, and      cross-training for other areas not usually assigned.
  2. A      training schedule that includes the necessary preparation needed to      provide the training (who, what, when, where, why, and how), as well as a      description of the practice training activities and feedback you will      provide.
  3. Description of written materials, such as handouts, to be provided during the      training.
  4. A  description of at least one computer-, Web-, or DVD-based training element      that will be used in the program, including consideration of the idea that      staff may have varying levels of technology readiness.
  5. Explanation      of how organizations leverage workforce diversity to encourage employees      to collaborate and apply their unique talents.

General Requirements:

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines. I recommend that you have an introductory and conclusion paragraphs with a strong purpose statement in the introductory paragraph.