Donna K. Goestenkors, Georgia Day
Published September 13, 2011
Reference - 140 Pages
ISBN 9781439844786 - CAT# K11987
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ISBN 9781138431898 - CAT# K37083
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In addition to processing new applications, requesting clinical privileges, preparing ER call schedules, negotiating contracts, verifying credentials, and conducting meetings and audits, Medical Services Professionals (MSPs) must find time to keep up with evolving regulations and credentialing requirements. Presented in an easy-to-read format, The Medical Services Professional Career Guidebook: Charting a Development Plan for Success details a series of building blocks to help MSPs fulfill job requirements and successfully navigate career progression.
The authors capture and address the questions most frequently asked by MSPs. They illustrate valuable lessons with actual stories and supply readers with systematic assessment tools, planning techniques, and strategies for achieving world-class performance. Complete with sample job descriptions, a sample performance profile, a glossary, the Medical Services Professional Creed, and a wealth of reference material, the text will help MSPs answer key questions, including:
The book addresses twelve specific points of consideration. Each point is a working exercise to help readers perform honest self-appraisals of where they are in their careers. The Medical Services Professional Career Guidebook details a solid course of action to help you confront the fear of the unknown and meet the future with the confidence required for success. It provides the tools and understanding you will need to ensure patient safety, achieve personal and professional goals, and take your career to levels you have never imagined.
Before You Start Your Journey, Have You Checked Your Tools?
Professional Development Competency Assessment: Where Have You Been?
Skills Competence: What Have You Accomplished?
Professional Guideposts: What Is the Impact of the Past and Present on your Future Career?
Career Options-Broaden Your Horizons!
It Is Your Journey-Take the Time to Map It!
Have You Monitored Your Professional History and Checked All Systems?
Testing Your Job Description-Are You Docked or Launched?
Is the Job Title Accurate?
Is the Purpose Statement Clear, Concise, and Accurate?
Does It Cover Your Core Accountabilities?
Do You Know What the Organization Expects?
Do You Review and Recommend Revisions Periodically?
Your Performance Compass-How to Gauge Results
Progress Checkpoints-Accountability Is Key
Professional Performance Profile In the Shadows or Orbiting the Sun?
Your Mission-One Last Check before Launch
Coming Full Circle-Are You Positioned to Help Others?
For Those Who Want It All Right Now-MSP Career Launch Boot Camp: One Year Accelerated Platform
Things to Remember