HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH SERVICES

PHE5HRM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to human resources management (HRM) in the health sector. In particular, it situates the function of human resource management inside a broader perspective of management theory and practice. The responsibilities of HRM are identified and discussed, including recruitment and selection, equal opportunity in employment, training and development, performance appraisal, and occupational health and safety. Specific skills pertaining to the management of people are examined. The subject also includes an introduction to industrial relations in Australia and the changing nature of industrial relations in the health industry.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeila Karimi

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUA5HER

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsOffered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply and justify the evidence relating best practice HRM and organisational performance to your organisation and your job.
02. Critique and make recommendations for improvement of the resources available to line managers and human resource managers in people management in the health sector in Australia and internationally.
03. Argue how Australian industrial relations and the union movement in particular have influenced the practice of HRM in health care organisations.
04. Predict how relevant HR principles, such as employment equity, occupational health and safety, organisational diversity and work life balance will impact your job and that of a team leader or manager.
05. Appraise and strengthen your skills in planning and implementing staff recruitment and selection, staff motivation and performance management to your workplace.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Karimi

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h collaborative based learning other recurrence on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Every week, except the weeks with unscheduled online classes

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 17 - 20
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 17 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Preferably not Friday - s

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 15
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 21 - 22
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays at night from week 21 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 16 - 16
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays at night from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word written report

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

One in-class/online group presentation 20 minutes (equivalent to 2,000-words)

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

In-class/online group participation (equivalent to 500-words)

N/AOtherGroupNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Karimi

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word written report

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

One in-class/online group presentation 20 minutes (equivalent to 2,000-words)

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

In-class/online group participation (equivalent to 500-words)

N/AOtherGroupNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5