An understanding of one’s own approaches to leadership, motivation, collaboration and ethical situations is important to the evolution of an effective leader. An introspective lens can help emerging leaders better understand and hone these important skills.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Apply qualities, skills and practices used by effective healthcare leaders.
Analyze one’s own leadership qualities and actions relative to a specific experience.
Competency 2: Apply practices that facilitate effective interprofessional collaboration.
Analyzes one’s own leadership and motivational techniques used to foster collaboration among stakeholders.
Competency 3: Apply ethical codes and diversity best practices in health care organizations.
Analyze actions taken in response to an ethical dilemma, using an ethical code.
Competency 4: Produce clear, coherent, and professional written work, in accordance with Capella’s writing standards.
Conveys clear meaning in active voice, with minimal issues in grammar, usage, word choice, spelling, or mechanical errors.
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The following resource is required to complete the assessment.
Western Medical Application Questionnaire [DOCX].
The resources provided here are optional. You may use other resources of your choice to prepare for this assessment; however, you will need to ensure that they are appropriate, credible, and valid. The NHS-FP5004 – Collaboration, Communication, and Case Analysis for Health Care Master’s Learners Library Guide can help direct your research, and the Supplemental Resources and Research Resources, both linked from the left navigation menu in your courseroom, provide additional resources to help support you.
Assessment 3 Example [PDF].
The following ethical frameworks should be considered for this week’s assignment.
American College of Healthcare Executives. (2017). ACHE code of ethics. Retrieved from https://www.ache.org/about-ache/our-story/our-commitments/ethics/ache-code-of-ethics
Levitt, D. (2014). Ethical decision-making in a caring environment: The four principles and LEADS. Healthcare Management Forum, 27, 105–107.
Levitt-Rosenthal, N. (2013). Ethics, values, and decision making. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 30(1), 27–32.
Wiencek, C., Lavandero, R., & Berlinger, N. (2016). From the team to the table: Nursing societies and health care organizational ethics. Hastings Center Report, 46, 532–534.
A review of ethics terminology.
Ethical Decision Making Model.
Provides an overview of an ethical decision-making model.
Download and review the Western Medical Enterprises Questionnaire found in the Resources. Use it to complete this assessment.
Read Ethical decision-making in a caring environment: The four principles and LEADS if you chose this reference to complete your assignment. See the Western Medical Enterprises Questionnaire for details.
Imagine that over the past few months you have participated in several organizational projects and met many new people. The opportunities to collaborate and demonstrate your emerging skills as a leader prompted you to think about applying for a new position. After exploring online job postings, you prepared a resume and submitted the application to Western Medical Enterprises. A few days later you received the following email:
Thank you for your interest in employment at Western Medical Enterprises. We have received your application packet. The next step for all potential employees is to provide a narrative response to the questions in the attached document. Please return your completed document to me by replying to this e-mail.
Once we receive your responses, we will review them and notify you of the next steps.
Human Resources Recruiter
Western Medical Enterprises
Respond to the scenario by completing the Western Medical Enterprises Questionnaire found in the Resources.
Please refer to the scoring guide for details on how your assessment will be evaluated.
Note: Your instructor may use the Writing Feedback Tool when grading this assignment. The Writing Feedback Tool is designed to provide you with guidance and resources to develop your writing based on five core skills. You will find writing feedback in the Scoring Guide for the assessment, once your work has been evaluated.
Self-Assessment of Leadership, Collaboration, and Ethics Scoring Guide
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