The Importance Of Servant Leadership In Healthcare

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In this paper I discuss how servant leadership, ethics, and entrepreneurism relate to health care career opportunities. Next, I describe my vision for my career once I have completed my Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Health Systems Management degree. Then, I address the impact that completing this degree will have on meeting the greater social good in my industry and within the community. Lastly, I explain how the pillars relate to the Christian mission of Grand Canyon University. Healthcare management that utilizes servant leadership, ethics and entrepreneurism presents a unique opportunity to provide the medical community with tangible and intangible benefits. “Servant leadership has its origin from religion; servant …show more content…
“An organization with an ethical culture is described as one in which employees appreciate the importance of ethics; recognize and freely discuss ethical concerns; seek guidance about ethical concerns; work to address ethics issues on a systems level; view ethics as an important component of the organization; understand what ethical practices are expected of them; feel empowered to behave ethically; and view organizational decisions as ethical (Cohen, Foglia, Kivong, Pearlman & Fox, 2015,p.170).” The ethical code of a healthcare organization goes beyond promoting compliance with state and federal guidelines but, ensures that patients get quality care they need. “Healthcare organizations with an ethical culture experience higher levels of employee productivity, less staff turnover, better levels of patient safety, resource and cost savings, and higher levels of patient satisfaction (Cohen, Foglia, Kivong, Pearlman & Fox, 2015, …show more content…
Chifetz states, “It is my belief that sustainable growth and earnings are best achieved by (1) having clearly defined core competencies and living by them, and (2) having an entrepreneurial value system and maintaining that value system even as the company becomes very large. Organizations who do these two things successfully are best positioned for continued growth now and in the future (2010).” “Progress requires institutional change to reinvent not just products and services, not just organizations and industries, but entire interconnected systems. Leaders must think far outside buildings to redefine neighborhoods, ecosystems, value chains, and communities (Kanter,2010, p.34).”
My strong organizational skills, and ability to communicate well with people has helped me achieve some level of success in my current job in the pharmacy at Carl T. Hayden Veteran’s Hospital. Completing my Master’s degree means that I will be qualified to work in an administrative position that helps Veterans in a greater capacity. The skills and knowledge will be used improve the health care system for Veterans. I plan to achieve this career vision through utilizing the three pillars. I hope to create an ideal environment for our nation’s Veterans by empowering and uplifting health care

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