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HCS 499 ENTIRE COURSE

HCS 499 Week 1 Strategic Planning Process
 

Stevens District Hospital is a 162-bed acute care hospital that is qualified as a not-for-profit facility. The hospital is located in Jefferson City, which is a city of 50,000 with 80,000 in the regional market. The hospital provides a general range of acute care services, including medical/surgical, rehab, and emergency care.

Your role in this planning process will be as the director of the Radiology Department, where you perform a wide variety of X-ray procedures, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and MRI testing. In this planning process, you will evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to the hospital, and the role your department can play in increasing business for the hospital.

Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation as an education tool that showcases your knowledge of the strategic planning process and its role in the hospital.

 

 

 

Describe the purpose of a strategic plan. 

 

 

 

Consider how a strategic plan should align to the mission and vision statements.
 

 

 

 
 

 

Explain why multiple stakeholders are important to the strategic planning process. 

 

 

 

Describe all stakeholders that are involved in the strategic planning process. 

 

 

 

Consider their position and level of decision making.
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

Explain the purpose of a communication plan in the strategic planning process.
 

 

 

Cite 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your presentation.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Included a title page, detailed speaker notes, and a reference page.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 2 Certifications and Continuing Education in Your Professional Role
 

Select one of the following options to complete this assignment:

 

 

 

Your current role in a hospital setting
 

 

A professional role, such as an administrator, a nurse, respiratory therapist, health information specialist, physical therapist, or radiology technologist.
 

 

 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that summarizes the certifications and continuing education that would be appropriate for a professional role in a hospital or other applicable health care setting.

 

 

 

Identify a professional organization that would provide professional development opportunities for the role you have selected.
 

 

Describe the professional development and other opportunities the professional organization would provide to you as a member.
 

 

Explain the importance of being a member in a professional organization.
 

 

Include the link to this organization.
 

 

 

Cite 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 2 Importance of Mission and Vision Statements in Strategic Planning
 

Review the mission and vision statements provided:

 

 

 

Mission: To improve health by providing high-quality care. 

Vision: Provide the highest level of service in the county.
 

 

Mission: To improve health by providing high-quality care. 

Vision: Provide the broadest range of services in the county.
 

 

Mission: To be deeply committed to the communities we serve, we enhance population health and well-being. 

Vision: Deliver an exceptional experience with every encounter.
 

 

 

Select the most appropriate mission and vision statement for the hospital described in your Week One assignment.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word executive summary that includes the following:

 

 

 

Identify the mission and vision selected.
 

 

Explain the rationale for why you selected the mission and vision statements. 

 

 

 

Identify the specific strengths of the mission and vision statement selected.
 

 

Identify the weaknesses of the mission and vision statements not selected.
 

 

Explain how the mission and vision drive the strategic plan for the health care organization.
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Cite 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your paper.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 3 Build Your Resume for Success
 

Use your internet browser to search for current positions in your prospective job field.

Review several positions and pay particular attention to the job description and requirements.

Use the job description and requirements of one position researched to create a resume you could use to apply for the position.

Complete your resume and submit it to your instructor for feedback.

Note: If you do not already have a resume or resume template, you can search for resume templates using your internet browser.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your resume.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 3 Benchmark Assignment—SWOT Analysis
 

Use the SWOT Analysis worksheet provided to complete this assignment.

Review the SWOT Analysis PowerPoint® presentation prior to completing this assignment.

Based on the review of the Stevens District Hospital strategic planning scenario, conduct a SWOT analysis to generate a list of perceived strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for the hospital.

 

 

 

Strengths and weaknesses are traits internal to the hospital (i.e., strong physician loyalty to hospital, aging building, and availability of financial resources).
 

 

Opportunities and threats are external to the hospital, such as a mall facility available for lease or a competitor hospital opening two physician practices in your market.
 

 

 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word analysis that incorporates the key components of a SWOT analysis for the scenario described in Week One to generate a list of perceived strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. The analysis will include the following:

 

 

 

Analyze the purpose of conducting the analysis in the context of the scenario.
 

 

Analyze the limitations and advantages of conducting a SWOT analysis on your own (vs. with a group of stakeholders).
 

 

Use the table provided to record your analysis of the information from the strategic planning scenario and generate two factors for each of the SWOT categories (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats).
 

 

 

Cite at least 1 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 3 Benchmark Assignment—Goals for Stevens District Hospital, Part 1
 

Clear, actionable, and measurable goals are essential to strategic planning. It is important that the goals are designed to support the mission and vision of an organization.

Complete the chart with a total of 260 to 350 words. Your analysis should be based on your review of the data provided in the Stevens District Hospital strategic planning scenario and your SWOT analysis.

Identify a clear, actionable, and measurable technology goal for the organization that clearly supports the mission and vision.

Analyze how this goal supports the mission and vision of the hospital.

Explain how you would measure progress toward the goal.

 

 

 

Discuss milestones necessary for progress.
 

 

Discuss the criteria you would use to measure that the goal was completed.                                                     
 

 

 

References (format using correct APA guidelines)

Cite 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment.

Use correct APA in-text citation guidelines and include references above.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 4 Write a Great Cover Letter
 

Use your cover letter research from this week’s learning activity to complete this assignment.

Compose a cover letter using Microsoft® Word.

 

 

 

Consider the job description and listed requirements you selected in Week Three as you write your cover letter.
 

 

 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 4 Benchmark Assignment—Goals for Stevens District Hospital, Part 2
 

For Part 2 of the Goals for Stevens District Hospital assignment, you will use the same format you used in Week Three. In this assignment, you will identify 3 additional goals that support the mission and vision of the hospital. For each goal, you will write a 260- to 350-word analysis based on your review of the data provided in the Stevens District Hospital strategic planning scenario and your SWOT analysis.

Financial or Economic Goal

Identify a clear, actionable, and measurable financial or economic goal for the organization that clearly supports the mission and vision.

Analyze how this goal supports the mission and vision of the hospital.

Explain how you would measure progress toward the goal.

 

 

 

Discuss milestones necessary for progress.
 

 

Discuss the criteria you would use to measure that the goal was completed.
 

 

 

Legal or Regulatory Goal

Identify a clear, actionable, and measurable legal or regulatory goal for the organization that clearly supports the mission and vision.

Analyze how this goal supports the mission and vision of the hospital.

Explain how you would measure progress toward the goal.

 

 

 

Discuss milestones necessary for progress.
 

 

Discuss the criteria you would use to measure that the goal was completed.
 

 

 

Risk or Quality Management Goal

Identify a clear, actionable, and measurable risk or quality management goal for the organization that clearly supports the mission and vision.

Analyze how this goal supports the mission and vision of the hospital.

Explain how you would measure progress toward the goal.

 

 

 

Discuss milestones necessary for progress.
 

 

Discuss the criteria you would use to measure that the goal was completed.
 

 

 

References (format using correct APA guidelines)

Cite 4 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment.

Use correct APA in-text citation guidelines and include references above.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

HCS 499 Week 5 Strategic Plan Presentation
 

Now that you have completed your review of the Strategic Plan for Stevens District Hospital, you have been asked to provide a presentation to the governing board of the hospital. This board is comprised of the president of the hospital, four business leaders from the community, and three leaders of the medical staff.

Create a 10- to 12-slide PowerPoint® presentation that summarizes your analysis and goals created. Include the following in your presentation:

 

 

 

Give an overview of the market.
 

 

State the mission and vision for Stevens District Hospital.
 

 

Provide the SWOT analysis.
 

 

Summarize the goals created for Stevens District Hospital.
 

 

Explain the rationale for goals created.
 

 

Describe itemized resources that may be needed.
 

 

Explain how the strategic plan provides focus and direction for Stevens District Hospital.
 

 

 

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Include a title page, detailed speaker notes, and a references page.

If you use resources outside of the information provided in the assignment, be sure to cite your references using correct APA formatting.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

HCS 499 ENTIRE COURSE

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