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This proposal will I) provide a profile of the agricultural industry and Farmworkers in Washington State II) propose a theoretical framework to understand farmworker housing accessibility III) describe prior legislative actions to address farmworker housing IV) and propose a set of recommendations to address farmworker housing.

Delineation of Clinical Privileges

Clinical privileging defines the scope and limits of practice for individual providers. Privileges are based on evaluation of the individual’s credentials and performance. Information on this form may be released to professional organizations if needed to license or monitor professional standards of health care providers. 

This is the final webinar in a series of seven in our Clinician Orienatation to Migration Health.

DATE RECORDED: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
PRESENTED BY: Edward Zuroweste, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Migrant Clinicians Network

To view the recorded version of this webinar, click here

This blog post from the North Carolina Medical Board discusses issues around physician burnout. The blog states: "Burnout among physicians has reached epidemic proportions since it was first described among human services workers in the 1970s. When physicians experience overload, loss of control (autonomy) and a lack of reward (perceived or real) for their contributions, their risk for emotional exhaustion, otherwise known as the burnout syndrome, is astronomical. When physicians begin the downward spiral into burnout, they no longer contribute with their leadership and motivational energy. Instead, they become needy and unintentionally sap energy away from the group. Worse, this syndrome is highly contagious and can systematically infect a whole practice or clinic by reducing meaningful contact among its individual members."

The Health Center Recruitment and Retention Review Tool is designed to support on-going recruitment and retention of qualified clinical staff at health centers funded by the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act as amended by the Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996.

Sample written plan for health care provider recruitment and retention
Sample written plan for health care provider recruitment and retention

The Health Center Recruitment and Retention Effectiveness Review (RRER) instrument is designed to support on-going recruitment and retention of qualified clinical staff at health centers.

This checklist will be used to evaluate current knowledge and document on-site training during the orientee’s 3-month probation period

Job Description for Nurse Manager
Director of Nursing for CHCs

Policy and Procedure Manual by the Kalihi-Palama Health Center

Sample provider contract.
Sample provider contract with a physician.

Staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in their assigned area. Validation to be completed by a co-worker with minimum of equivalent licensure, physician and/or manager/supervisor. Person validating must initial, date and indicate method of validation in appropriate column and sign form.

Staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in their assigned area. Validation to be completed by a co-worker with minimum of equivalent licensure, physician and/or manager/supervisor. Person validating must initial, date and indicate method of validation in appropriate column and sign form.
Member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in their assigned area. Your validation needs to be completed by a co-worker with minimum of equivalent licensure and/or physician. Person validating must initial, date and indicate method of validation in appropriate column and sign form.
Tool that can be used to evaulate support staff (RN, LPN, MA) competencies in key areas.
Comprehensive evaluation of staff nurse competencies.
Guidelines/Evaluation for Medical Interpreters
Form to evaluate lab proficiency testing competencies during training.
Form for use in evaluating testing personnel competencies.
A third example of a checklist to determine provider competencies at all age levels.