HCM 6100: Health Field Human Resource Management


Learners will learn about various aspects of human resource management as related to healthcare organizations. Specific exercises will place an emphasis on the legal/ethical issues of treatment, health and safety of employees and patients, careers in health care, labor unions in health care, job analysis and design, recruiting and selection of employees, employee benefits, training and motivating employees, and terminating employees.


  1. Describe the strategic importance of human resource management activities performed in healthcare organizations.
  2. Evaluate factors impacting talent acquisition and retention in a healthcare setting.
  3. Discuss the role that human resources plays in risk management and keeping employees and patients healthy and safe.
  4. Discuss how diversity and inclusion, and culture affect employee productivity and engagement in the heathcare environment.
  5. Evaluate performance evaluation processes and techniques in healthcare human resources management.
  6. Differentiate among total rewards in a health care organization including direct financial compensation, indirect financial compensation, and non-financial rewards.
  7. Evaluate learning and development methods for various types and levels of healthcare organizations.
  8. Discuss the impact of employee and labor relations including the legal implications on employee behaviors in the healthcare workplace.


  1. HCM 5000
  2. HCM 5100


Healthcare human resource management (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning (2016)
Author: Flynn, W. J., Mathis, R. L., Jackson, J. H., & Valentine, S. R.
ISBN: 9781285057538
Price: $218.36

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