Clinic Work Ethics

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Work ethics is behavior in the workplace. Your behavior and work ethics is how you look, what you say, how you behave, how you treat others and how you work with others. Appearance is a big role in the medical field. Every medical clinic employee is required to wear scrubs. Leggings and all other forms of pants that are not scrubs are not to be worn. Scrubs always have to be clean, loose fitting, and no damage. Patterns have to be to your agency’s dress code. Offensive or graphic in nature scrubs aren’t allowed. Your hair must be clean and neatly groomed, tied back or worn above the collar. Religious headwear is acceptable. Nails have to be neat, clean, trimmed back and no longer than half an inch long. Artificial nails aren’t allowed. Earrings…show more content…
It’s basically the same as how you would talk to or treat a fellow staff member or patients. Behavior also deals with how you handle stress, harassment, resigning from a job and doing drug tests. Stress happens every day in every activity you do but it’s how you handle your stress. Signs of stress are: sweating, increased heart rate, faster, deeper breaths, increased blood pressure and dry mouth. You can help with stress by telling the nurse, having a sense of humor, giving yourself praise, doing one thing at a time, planning personal and quiet time for yourself, eating healthy, getting enough rest and sleep and exercising regularly. Harassment does happen. If harassment happens to you or any staff member/patient you are to report it immediately to the nurse. If it happens to you, tell them “don’t do/say that, it’s unprofessional,” and tell the nurse. When you resign from a job, it is polite and ethical to give a written notice, write a resignation letter, complete a form in the human resources office, and give a two week notice. In your two week notice, you should include: your reason for leaving, the last date you will work, and comments thanking the employer for the opportunity to work in the agency. Drug and alcohol use affects patients, residents, and staff safety. Quality of care suffers. Those who use drugs or alcohol are late to work or absent more often than staff that do not use such substances. Therefore drug testing policies are

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