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Hospital and Healthcare Security, 6th Edition by Tony W York, Don MacAlister

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Chapter 14

Human Resources and Staff Responsibilities

Abstract

The protection system in medical care facilities interfaces directly with the human resources (HR) department. This chapter focuses on how the security program is charged with enforcing rules and regulations and the partnership needed with the human resources department to create a safe and secure environment. This includes the screening of applicants and the due diligence of the employee selection and promotion process using security background checks. The chapter focuses on best practices concerning managing staff responsibilities to include security-oriented employment guidelines on workplace violence, threats and bullying and organizational stance on weapons in the workplace; staff ...

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