Sandy Lake Rehabilitation And Care Center Case Study

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Sandy Lake Rehabilitation and Care Center was the chosen facility for the Green group to complete a human resource audit. Sandy Lake Rehabilitation and Care Center is a for-profit nursing home, located in Coppell, Texas, and has been in operation for 24 years. The mission of Sandy Lake Rehabilitation and Care Center is specifically designed to meet the healthcare needs of seniors and elderly needing short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing services. It has a total of 123 beds. The occupancy rate is 75 percent. This facility accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility has a total staff count of 110 people, 12 being in managerial positions and 7 in supervisory positions. There are six departments: nursing, dietary, housekeeping,
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The interviews were also conducted to provide insight on various perspectives of how the facility responds to Human Resource related issues and the role of the Human Resource department at Sandy Lake Rehabilitation and Care Center. After the two interviews were conducted an employee survey consisting of 18 questions was handed out to 60 employees from every department including administration.
The interviews took place with Babu Kariampally, Human Resource Manager and John Wilson, Administrator, at Sandy Lake Rehabilitation and Care Center. A total of 43 questions were asked to get a better, in depth, look at the overall HR department. The Human Resource Department consists of Babu Kariampally, the HR Manager and Ms. Mackey, the Regional HR Director and Regional Consultant. Babu Kariampally handles nearly 95 percent of all HR issues. Ms. Mackey is only called for assistance in matters such as legal and technical issues regarding HR management and how to go about handling certain HR
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According to Mr. John Wilson, the department heads report vacant positions within each department to him. Mr. Wilson works with the corporate office and Mr. Kariampally to determine the positions that need to be filled and the number of candidates needed. They also discuss the job description, the skills and qualifications needed to fill the position. Sandy Lake recruits both internally and externally. According to our survey results, 85 percent of the employees agreed that Sandy Lake recruits both internally and externally. The organization has an internal website and a bulletin board where they post open positions. During our research at Sandy Lake, 83 percent of the employees that filled out the survey confirmed that Sandy Lake has a bulletin board and an internal website for job openings. The job description and specification are included in the job posting. The results of our survey also show that, 86 percent of the surveyed employees agreed they were provided with an honest and realistic perspective of the job during the recruiting process. Sandy Lake recruits external candidates by advertising open positions on recruitment websites such as monster, indeed and careerbuilder. The organization also recruits through colleges, direct mail and employee

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