For this assignment, you will interview with an individual who works as a financial officer in a healthcare or health related institution. It could be a hospital department, an ambulatory facility, a long-term care facility, a health insurance company or managed care organization, an emergency management department, in health information systems, or in a home health or hospice, or health insurance company.
Your paper should be 4 -5 pages in length excluding cover page and references. You should note the following:
Follow the APA format
Do not use question and answer format for me
See grading rubric for guidance
Include all aspects of the interview questions as listed below.
Cite your sources. At least cite the textbook and other external sources.
Describe the department or facility you have chosen and nature of work done in the facility
Any interesting information related to your chosen department or facility you would like to share.
Personnel to be interviewed most be ONE of the following:
The Financial Director
The Business Office comptroller.
Please be polite and introduce yourself as a student of AIU, an aspiring Healthcare Management Professional. Express your appreciation to the chosen personnel for helping you with your interview project by answering the questions below: If she prefers to be anonymous, no problem with that.
What department is he/she working?
What are his/her primary duties?
What qualifications one needs to function in his/her position, including educational qualifications?
Who are the clients?
What can be done from her perspective to market the services they provide?
Why was licensure required for his/her job if any?
Are there other areas he/she can function effectively? If so where?
Has the Affordable Care Act has any effect on healthcare from his/her perspective? If yes how?
Ask for any advice he/she could give you in you as an aspiring healthcare manager.
You will then summarize your interview and cite your references.
The grading rubric will be posted in the course room for your attention.
NOTE: Please prepare a report of between 4 and 5 pages, excluding cover page and references in APA format. In addition, students are required to prepare not more than 8 PowerPoint slides to be presented in class. Make copies of the slides, attach the copies to the report, bind them, and submit the bound copy to the professor on the day of the presentation. You should also post the entire work on the portal appropriately.