Audit

Department audited

Date of audit
Date audit closed
Departmental review

Do staff know the departments scope of service?

Comments/answers

Does the departments scope of service include Admission/Treatment/Discharge process?

Comments/answers

Do staff know where to access policies and procedures?

Comments/answers

Can staff verbalize how policies and procedures are maintained?

Comments/answers

Do staff know how to verify it is the most current policy?

Comments/answers

Can staff verbalize how to verify they have the most current version of a policy?

Comments/answers

Is only the most current information displayed on the bulletin board?

Comments/answers

Can staff verbalize how ,leadership communicates important information to them?

Comments/answers

Can the staff verbalize our mission and vision?

Comments/answers

Human Resources

Can staff verbalize how they were oriented to the hospital?

Comments/answers

Can staff verbalize how their competency is assessed and maintained?

Comments/answers

Have staff received periodic in-services or training regarding their job responsibilities?

What were some topics?

Can staff verbalize who is responsible for the supervision of students when they provide patient care and who is responsible for the patient?

Comment/answer

Do staff know what to do if they feel they cannot provide care to a patient due to religious or cultural values?

Comment/answer

Process review

Process or procedure audited:

Is there a documented policy and procedure for the process audited? Review the document

Comments/answers

Can staff verbalize how to verify that it is the most current version?

Comments/answers

Can staff verbalize if training is required for this process ?

Are training records/certificates available if training is required?

Can staff walk you through the process?

Comments/answers

Can staff verbalize PI activities for their department ?

What are the activities and what has improved?

Do you have the tools, equipment and resources to perform this process?

Comments/answers

Are there any corrective, preventive or improvement opportunities we can help you with?

What can we help with?

Action

Is a corrective or preventive action required

Which action is required?

Cause of the nonconformity

Organizational plan

Person or position responsible for implementation of action plan

Date actions implemented

Results of actions taken

Determine actions needed by

Review of effectiveness

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.