As a manager, part of your job is having difficult conversations with employees, customers and your manager. Few people enjoy having these difficult conversations. Feedback is a gift. It helps the individual know what is expected and how they are performing according to those guidelines.
It is not uncommon for healthcare or emergency workers to request some type of critical incident stress management services following an acute incident which they label as being particularly stressful for them. In the 1980′s, firefighters and paramedics began recognizing "Critical Incident Stress" as a potential hazard of their work.
In our business, we work with people who are sick, hurt and often scared. Because of this, people may become upset with us. Usually problems encountered are not the result of intentional actions we take.
For absences of 3 days or fewer, employees may take sick time without a doctor's note. If your employee is out more than 3 consecutive days, notify the employee that the condition might qualify for FMLA.
Occupational Health offers many programs and resources for employees to have the opportunity to complete their annual and new hire TB skin test requirements, including departmental TB Designees and an online submission survey to submit TB reads. Corrected spelling of opportunities.