Code of Conduct
PURPOSE OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT
Our Code of Conduct provides guidance to all Kaweah Delta Health Care District
(Kaweah Delta) employees and our care partners by creating and fostering
an environment in which all stakeholders feel empowered and obligated
to “do the right thing.” The Code of Conduct assists us in
carrying out our daily activities and working within appropriate ethical
and legal standards. These obligations apply to our relationships with
patients, affiliated physicians, third-party payers, subcontractors, independent
contractors, vendors, volunteers, consultants and one another.
The Code of Conduct is a critical component of our Compliance Program.
We have developed the Code of Conduct to ensure we all understand our
ethical obligations and standards, administrative regulations, and medical
staff bylaws comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Adherence
to the Compliance Program is a condition of employment at Kaweah Delta.
Likewise, the granting of medical staff privileges and the offer of employment
at Kaweah Delta is contingent upon acceptance of and compliance with the
The Code of Conduct is intended to be comprehensive and easily understood.
However, in many cases, the subject matter discussed may have complexities
that require additional guidance and direction. To provide additional
guidance, we have developed comprehensive policies and procedures which
may be accessed in Kaweah Delta’s Policy Tech system. The policies
expand upon many of the principles communicated in our Code of Conduct.
The standards set forth in the Code of Conduct are mandatory and must
Patient Experience Department
Kaweah Delta Health Care District
400 W. Mineral King Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
Telephone: (559) 624-5151
HERE to download the 2019 Kaweah Delta Code of Conduct.