HR Laws in Health Care: An Overview
This training session is an overview of HR Laws in Health Care. During this session, we’ll discuss the human resources (HR) laws and regulations that you must be familiar with in order to effectively do your job as a healthcare facility administrator. The HR laws we are going to discuss in this training session fall under nine basic categories. Not complying with these laws can lead to costly lawsuits and noncompliance fines, so it’s important that you know and understand them.
Why “HR Laws in Health Care: An Overview” Matters:
Having a competitive benefits package is vital to recruiting and retaining the best employees.
Know the facts regarding the primary law related to employees taking a leave of absence: the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
A compensation program is a basic tool for ensuring that employees are satisfied and that you maintain control over compensation costs.
Healthcare facilities are subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Know the facts behind the importance of making good hiring decisions.
Licenses, certifications, and registrations for healthcare facility administrators are important considerations in health care.
- Your job as a healthcare facility administrator is directly affected by HR laws.
- Not following these laws can lead to costly lawsuits and fines.
- You play a key role as an administrator in helping your facility comply with employment laws.
- If there is a conflict between state and federal law, the one most beneficial to the employee usually applies.