Health Care Interview Essay

1247 words - 5 pages

Health Care Interview1Health Care Interview2Health Care InterviewDionne Johnson-SnaggHCS/23509/22/2014Katherine L. CavanaughHealth Care InterviewWorking with the elderlyChoosing a career path that will be rewarding financially may be easy but choosing a career that will be rewarding both financially and mentally is another thing. Working with the elderly can be extremely rewarding but it won't always be easy. I'd like to see what makes people go into the field of caring for the elderly regardless of the method (ex: Home health aide, resident aide, live in companion).Identification of Targeted IntervieweeMy Interviewee is Vilma Johnson. I chose to interview her because I've worked at this facility before and she was one of the kindest people that I have come across. Even though her primary role is mainly limited to the kitchen she seems to genuinely care about the residents and their best interests. Her role as a supervisor for the kitchen area can be used in any area in health care where residents or patients stay overnight so she's not tied down to one facility.Description of the DepartmentEmeritus Senior Living was primarily an assisted living facility (at this particular location) but it has recently expanded to now include a memory care wing. Emeritus has over 150 residents in its two story facility and the memory care facility has just under 30 residents but it can accommodate 5o. My Interviewees department would be the dining facility on both sides for right now. My Interviewee is in charge of the menu that the residents receive and making sure that all accommodations are met (ex: allergies to certain foods, diabetics etc.)Type of work done by the departmentThe dining or kitchen department is in charge of all meals that are served throughout the day. This particular facility prints different menus out for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The breakfast menu is delivered to the residents the night before and they turn it in when one of the resident aides come to pick them up around 8 p.m. This way when the residents arrive for breakfast in the morning they do not have a waiting period before they eat. It's very similar for lunch, at breakfast time the lunch menu options are on the table and the resident will fill it out before they leave the dining area and a member of the kitchen staff will pick it up and turn it in to the chef or manager. Dinner menus follow the same procedure. The kitchen staff is basically in charge of all the residents' nutritional meals.Role of Targeted IntervieweeMy Interviewee (Ms. Johnson) is the supervisor for the dining department. Her duties range from minor tasks to things that could really impact a resident in a negative way. She is in charge of making schedules for the employees that work in the dining area. The dining area looks very similar to an elegant restaurant with chandeliers as well as round tables with linen and glasses on them. Ms. Johnson is in charge of ordering new table linens as well as whatever...

Find Another Essay On Health care interview

The Role of The Interview in Healthcare

1704 words - 7 pages exploration phase provide a platform for achieving a successful interview in which knowledge is gained, empathy is shown and the interviewer reflects on their role as well as the responses and reflections of the interviewee. (Olckers, Gibbs & Duncan 2007:2) In the interview I conducted and even more importantly in those I will conduct in the future it is important to have correct and reliable knowledge. In a health care profession, accuracy is

Human Resources Essay

1656 words - 7 pages and clean water to the growing populations in developing countries, managing global climate change and controlling its underlying causes such as carbon emissions, transitioning recently incarcerated persons into productive, nonviolent lives in society, and providing quality education and health care to children living in poverty. These issues are high profile problems that may steer to a career in the public sector. Public sector is often

How To Conduct a Job Interview

2066 words - 8 pages it is important to know about the purpose of a job interview. Job Interview Purpose The purpose of job interview is eliciting information. If on the one hand the interviewer wants to know about the candidate in great detail including about the intangibles like his qualities, potential, attitude and teamwork, the candidate wants to know about the financial health, working environment, plans of the employer in addition to what he will

Universal Healthcare Anxiety

959 words - 4 pages will be the ruin of the country’s health industry. The health care industry is a big part of the high cost of care in our country. Politicians need to take an active role in either taking control of the abuse perpetrated by this industry, or give citizens an alternative. Americans currently live in fear of their insurance provider. In 2010, the CDC reported in its National Health Interview Survey that 18% of our population under 65 is uninsured (1

Healthcare Reform

1798 words - 7 pages Claire, Wisconsin was invited to address federal lawmakers during a forum examining the status of the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act after an email he wrote made its way to the nation's capital. "We need a viable solution that allows us to improve health care, improve access to care and make sure citizens are covered -- and do it in a fashion that can be sustained in the long term," he said in an interview Tuesday

Revenue Determination: Pricing and Contracting

2528 words - 10 pages and health care plan providers made it impossible for either party to walk away from any contract. This struggle caused both providers alike to sign contracts with smaller groups in order to stay afloat in the market (Cleverly & Cameron 2007). In an interview with Ronald R. Long, the chairman of Healthcare Financial Management Association National Board of Directors (2002), he stated that, “Contract administration is one of the most important

Community Health Nursing and Chronic Illness

2630 words - 11 pages , Emont, & Miller, 2006). We assessed C.G.’s knowledge of her condition and were therefore better able to assist her in a health care plan. Verbal and non-verbal cues such as nodding and saying “go on” were used to encourage talk on a specific aspect. Active listening throughout the interview was important. Nicole, having a previous strong relationship with the family, was able to help form a bond between the family and Jill. Thus, by focusing on

nursing interventions

1315 words - 6 pages must acquire an understanding of their patient’s cultural traditions, beliefs, practices, perspectives, as well as their cultural community and family setting (Douglas et al., 2011). In the care of Ginny, and other Chinese-American patients, nurses must assess cultural beliefs and practices in order to gain understanding of the patient’s influences on health promoting behavior, harmful or risky behaviors, and social support structures

Communication Techniques and Skills Used During the Initial Interview Process to Promote Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationships

1692 words - 7 pages The relationship between a nurse and a client begins from the very first meeting. Therapeutic relationships between nurses and clients are shaped from this very first meeting and are essential to nursing care as they contribute to client satisfaction and optimise clinical outcomes. A nurse can encourage therapeutic nurse-client relationships with clients through communication techniques and skills during the initial interview process. This

Health Insurance in The US

747 words - 3 pages because people feel like others should not get things for free, so I think that's why people argue so much about it". Works Cited 1- Blumerg, A &Davidson A "Accidents Of History Created U.S. Health System" 2014 NPR (2009). Web. 22 October. 2- Les, B." United States. Mandatory Health Care leaves 31 million people without Medical treatment." (2013). Web. 5 October. 3- Petrulla, F." Young, healthy people need to be convinced that health insurance is worth it: Opinion." New Jersey On-Line LLC. (2014).Web. 03 February 4- Dr. Harmych , Sally. Personal Interview. 27 Jan. 2014.

How has or will Will Trump effect the nation - Clark Atlanta - Essay

641 words - 3 pages presidential campaign Barack Obama was interviewed by Pastor and author Rick Warren, and during the interview, Warren ask the 44th President of the United States "What scripture do you live by?" And he responded with “That which you do for the least of these you do unto me.”, Based on that and the lack of care his mother was able to financially receive when she needed it most Barack Obama created the affordable care act. Those two crucial factors

Similar Essays

Health Care Interview Essay

1844 words - 7 pages trusting bond with the health care professionals she works with. Jill and Nicole initially had a meeting to discuss the interviewee and what was the best course of action to take. It was decided that since Nicole was very familiar with the family, that Jill would conduct the interview and Nicole would take notes. This strategy allowed for the questions that were being asked to be answered directly and honestly, because the interviewee

An Elder Interview About The Aging Process And Health Care

2328 words - 9 pages security reform and government involvement in health care reform were subjects he regarded with very strong negative emotions. During the interview these issues as related to his experiences with health care were discussed with zeal and frustration. Ron is my father-in-law; he is seventy-seven years young and lives in Smallville with his wife. They live independently in a sprawling 4,500 foot custom built cape style home. Ron was the oldest

Communication: Health Care Interview Essay

1111 words - 4 pages TaUniversity of PhoenixSeptember 9, 2009Several of the conflicts that emerge within an organization are a result of people communicating ineffectively. Ineffective communication may cause misinterpretation of information given and may result in an unsuccessful outcome. Throughout this paper I will discuss the communication theory, an interview on a specific organizations conflict resolution strategy, how the communication process is utilized in

Rhetorical Analysis Of “Sicko” By Michael Moore

972 words - 4 pages persuade the audience to agree with his perspective on America’s health care system. Throughout his film, he includes interviews of those who have lost their loves ones due to their problems with their insurance company in the United States. The most unforgettable and affective interview was the one with Dawnelle Keys. When her two-year-old daughter, Mychelle, developed a fever of over 104 degrees Fahrenheit, her healthcare company, Kaiser, claimed