Perhaps it would be useful to give you a walk thru on basic hospital management to see where things might have gone wrong. What’s great about making a self-assessment is the opportunity to correct your mistakes once and for all. Sure, you are not perfect, but you are accountable for making things right.
Did your plans materialize?
So your plans might have gone well, but they might have fallen short to cover emergency circumstances. You might have the best work shift schedule, but your people might not be that committed to showing up on a regular basis especially your doctors. Given this scenario, you may consider working with a temp staffing agency for locum tenens jobs for physicians that might arise from time to time.
Were you there with the team?
While you can always blame hospital departments on the basis of accountability, you better pause for a while to think whether or not you have provided them with the necessary resources and training to better tackle challenging situations at hand. If not, you may silently take refuge in planning how you can better equip your people and how you can better supervise them.
Have you made a difference?
There is a need to ask yourself if you have contributed something significant. A manager has to validate his position in the organizational structure with the difference he makes in terms of hospital operations. Perhaps you were responsible for the implementation of a program advocating extra health care assistance for all patients.
How did you reach out to clients?
Clear your head from all the clutter. Should you be in charge of day to day hospital operations, the only thing you have to concern yourself about is the welfare of all patients inside the hospital. The important thing is that each one of them gets to secure the necessary assistance and goes out satisfied.
By now, you should know where to start in rectifying your performance in managing hospital operations. This time you have a better shot at improving your work.