There are several of us who recently filed a grievance report on another employee to the UNION at the hospital I work at. It has gone up the chain and it looks like its moving forward. Recently some information came to light prior to filing the grievance that this employee we filed the report on falsified someones medical records by scanning herself and inserting the pics and report into someone elses medical records. We did contact the head doctor and he said to not let anyone know about this. The fear is that if we include this documentation it will look like we are accessories and did not come forward with the info. Please help, before we go forward we would like to know the ramifications of all of this. What she did was wrong and we cannot let this be unknown.
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Did you report the matter to Human Resources?
Human Resources knows everything but the scanning incident. Theyy know about her being mean to patients but not about scanning herself and inserting it into someone elses medical records. The head doctor in the department was told and he said he would deal with it. It was never dealt with and he told everyone involved to leave it out of the documentation going to the UNION.
Sorry for the delay. It's important that you inform Human Resources of the scanning incident. Be sure to let them know that you reported it to the head doctor but it does not appear that anything was done about it.
Good luck and best wishes. I know that this is tough and these folks should not have put you in this position. Be strong. The only thing you have is your integrity.
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The only other question is the other tech and the student who reported this to the doc are fearful they will get fired for not putting it in the original grievance report. Is there a chance there could be repercussions against them for not reporting it to Human Resources with the original report.
It is possible, so they need to explain, up front that they didn't put it in the original report because the head doctor instructed them not to and they didn't want to be disciplined for insubordination.
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