Psy 270 Week 9 Final Project Management Plan

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Mrs. Toren Dukes currently serves at MD Anderson Cancer Center as a supervisor of the Registered Nurse (RN) Infusion Therapy department. She places Intravenous Lines (IV’s), Central Lines, Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) lines and Ports for the entire hospital, both inpatient and outpatient services.
Mrs. Dukes has been in her current management/supervisor position for over five years with a previous management position for ten years. Currently, Mrs. Dukes is in charge of over 50 staff members in the Infusion Therapy department.
MD Anderson is the top cancer center in the country. Houston and surrounding communities recognize MD Anderson for their outstanding cancer research. The hospital’s mission is to “eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public” (About us, 2015).
I chose to interview Mrs. Dukes because she is a hard worker and she absolutely loves and enjoys what she does. My goal for the future is to work at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and she will be able to give me great insight about …show more content…

The most challenging area Mrs. Dukes faces is staffing. For a well- developed health care system, sufficient, highly motivated and skillful employees are essential components (Saleem, 2015). It is important that we remember people are the most important and valuable asset of an organization. Every position is an important position and it takes skillful and effective people to fill those spots. “Staffing is the managerial function concerned with the procurement and maintenance of human resources” (Dunn, 2010). Having the right staff members is key in running an organization. If you hire individuals who are

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