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7. Cross Function Collaboration A collaboration of a group of people or employees from all levels of an organization/community/country with different functional expertise and educational background working toward a common goal to define objectives, and determine how to reach these objectives by making primarily strategic decisions, tactical decisions, and/ or operational decisions. Skills and Knowledge for Cross Function Collaboration: Ability to communicate concepts at different levels Multi - on site diagnostic testing: Chemistry/Hematology/Celia Waived/Xray/CT/Ultrasound Ancillary support services Combined skills sets such as: Urgent Care/Medical Assistant/Radiology/Lab Common language Communication Corporate culture Emotional intelligence Ethics Hospital politics Influence without authority Interdisciplinary collaboration Inter-professional teaming Learning to lead Moving from silos to cross collaboration Multifunction roles: Urgent care, Medical Aniststy, Radiology, Lab tech, etc. Multilevel communications interdisciplinary On-site pharmacy dispensing Process flow Process improvement Quality Safety Soft skills Teaming Top- of-license practice or top-of- role, in general for clinical and non clinical Urgent Care Use of mid-level advance practice RN's ┬ęCopyright North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 10