Health care

Guidelines: This assignment requires you to post an original thought and respond to one of your classmates thoughts. In total, you will need to make two posts. Your original thought must be at least two paragraphs in length with five sentences in each paragraph (should include a FULL citation (not just a web link – see info on “sources” below). Your response post must be at least one paragraph in length with five sentences (does not need a citation). While the original post should include a citation, please remember that this is not a formal academic paper and your postings should retain a “discussion” flavor.

Topic: You are the Vice President of a long term care facility. You have been asked to conduct a review of various job descriptions/specifications within your facility.

Original Post 1. Identify in your first sentence 5 types of jobs (with a very brief description of each) you might find in a long term care facility.

2. Then, pick ONE of those jobs, describe in more detail the role education and description of the job and briefly describe and defend what methods you would use to complete an appropriate job analysis.

3. Briefly describe some of the job description/job specification items that you would expect to note for that one position.

Response Post Review one of your classmate’s job description/specification discussions. Note one or two changes in the health care industry that may impact how their job description/specification might have to be revised in the FUTURE to keep pace with expected changes.

Sources: To receive full credit, you must cite in FULL (no web link) at least one academic or government source to support your position in your original thought post. Please do not cite your book – this assignment requires you to do additional work. The following websites are not appropriate academic citations:;;; or anything in the same genre.