JMO Values charter
Reflecting the value with which I hold my supervisors and teachers (S&Ts), I, as a JMO, strive to…
1. Demonstrate respect
#1 be friendly and show interest in my S&Ts as individuals.
#2 interact politely with S&Ts, acknowledge their effort, and thank them for it.
#3 respect S&Ts’ reputations in conversations with colleagues, staff and patients.
#4 minimise unintended disrespect by remaining composed when frustrated or stressed.
2. Promote diversity and well-being
#5 enquire about and show concern for S&Ts’ well-being.
#6 demonstrate respect for our S&Ts’ age, gender, cultural values and beliefs.
#7 treat everyone equally (rectify my biases) when evaluating S&Ts and considering their advice.
#8 support S&Ts if others are observed to behave disrespectfully toward them.
3. Ensure patients and staff are safe
#9 act upon S&Ts’ patient management advice appropriately.
#10 seek clarification if advice is unclear or I have concerns about carrying it out.
#11 practice according to my designated roles and experience, and consult appropriately.
#12 communicate my concerns and listen to concerns raised by patients and colleagues.
4. create an environment that is safe, empowering and conducive to learning
#13 clarify roles, priorities and expectations, regarding communication and consultation.
#14 show initiative in patient care and support other team members.
#15 don’t take it personally if my supervisors intervene in, or change our clinical care.
#16 make the most of educational opportunities by attending and being prepared.
5. Monitor and manage the work environment
#17 monitor my workload and ask for help or guidance to manage it, if required
#18 suggest innovations in work practices, and where appropriate, take initiative to self-manage my workflow.
#19 speak up to raise concerns if issues impact negatively on my productivity, wellbeing, or career progression.
6. Learn from feedback
#20 provide positive feedback to S&Ts when I feel I learn useful things from them.
#21 practice self appraisal
#22 be receptive to constructive feedback provided by my S&Ts.
#23 reflect on my practice in an objective, balanced and self-forgiving manner.
#24 work with my S&Ts to convert feedback into SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely).
#25 hold the assumption that my S&Ts value my ability effort and potential
7. Practice ethically
#26 communicate transparently and honestly, acknowledge and apologise for mistakes
#27 maintain appropriate privacy and confidentiality in my dealings with S&Ts.