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Practitioner competency assessment and career ladders as a recruiting and retention tool.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15177244     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The assessment of competency for respiratory care practitioners involves a thorough understanding of what defines competence, the development of a well-planned, continuous process that starts with new employee orientation, and a clearly communicated set of staff expectations. Career ladders are a tool that can be used to aid staff retention and recruitment, thereby reducing multiple costs associated with a high employee turnover rate, and to encourage professional development and accountability while achieving important departmental objectives.
Authors:
Russell T Reid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Respiratory care clinics of North America     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1078-5337     ISO Abbreviation:  Respir Care Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2004 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-04     Completed Date:  2004-10-20     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612026     Medline TA:  Respir Care Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-95     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Carolinas Medical Center, 10 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28232, USA. Russell.Reid@carolinashealthcare.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Career Mobility*
Clinical Competence / standards*
Humans
Personnel Loyalty*
Personnel Selection / methods*
Respiratory Care Units / manpower*,  standards
Respiratory Therapy Department, Hospital / manpower*,  standards
United States

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