Customer The agency or eligible user that purchases commodities or contractual services pursuant to the Contract.
By Customer To the extent permitted by applicable law, Customer will defend Microsoft against any third-party claim to the extent it alleges that: (1) any Customer Data or non- Microsoft software hosted in an Online Service by Microsoft on Customer’s behalf misappropriates a trade secret or directly infringes a patent, copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right of a third party; or (2) Customer’s use of any Product or Fix, alone or in combination with anything else, violates the law or xxxxx a third party.
Major Customers Schedule 4.26.1 contains a list of the fifteen (15) largest customers, including distributors, of the Acquired Business for each of the two (2) most recent fiscal years (determined on the basis of the total dollar amount of net sales) showing the total dollar amount of net sales to each such customer during each such year. None of the customers listed on Schedule 4.26.1 has provided notice that it will not continue to be a customer of the Acquired Business after the Closing at substantially the same level of purchases as heretofore.
Suppliers and Customers The documents and information supplied by the Company to Parent or any of its representatives in connection with this Agreement with respect to relationships and volumes of business done with its significant suppliers, distributors and customers are accurate in all material respects. During the last twelve (12) months, the Company has not received any notice of termination or written threat of termination from any of the ten (10) largest suppliers or the ten (10) largest customers of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, or any information that any such customer, distributor or supplier intends to materially decrease the amount of business that it does with the Company or any Subsidiary.
Contact with Customers and Suppliers Until the Closing Date, the Buyer shall not, and shall cause its Affiliates and direct its other Representatives not to, contact or communicate with the employees, customers, suppliers, distributors or licensors of the Acquired Entities, or any other Persons having a business relationship with the Acquired Entities, concerning the transactions contemplated hereby or any of the foregoing relationships without the prior written consent of the Seller.
Supplier A manufacturer, fabricator, distributor, supplier, or vendor of goods or equipment in connection with the Work, or any other party having a Contract or Purchase Order with the Contractor or with a Subcontractor to furnish materials or equipment to be incorporated in the Work by the Contractor or a Subcontractor.
Customer Focus Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect Integrity and Trust Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain. Drive For Results Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results. Management Competencies Decision Quality Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions. Managing & Measuring Work Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work. Organisational Agility Knowledgeable about how organizations work; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network; understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures; understands the cultures of organizations. Interpersonal Savvy Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organisation; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably. Motivating Others Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; can motivate many kinds of direct reports and team or project members; can assess each person and get the best out of him/her; pushes tasks and decisions down; empowers others; invites input from each person and shares ownership and visibility; makes each individual feel his/her work is important; is someone people like working for and with. KEY RELATIONSHIPS Within Southern DHB External to Southern DHB • Directors of Nursing • Patients, families and whānau • Clinical Nurse Specialists • LMC Access Holders • Integrated Operations Centre • Other service providers (DHBs, NGOs, PHO) • Clinical Directors/Clinical Leaders • Health and Welfare Agencies • Service Managers • Relevant Support Groups • Other Charge Nurse Managers/Charge Midwife Managers/Unit Managers • University of Otago School of Medicine, Otago and Southland Polytechnics • Practice Development Unit staff • Professional Colleges and Registration Bodies • Clinical and Corporate support staff • SDHB wide staff PERSON SPECIFICATION The expertise required for a person to be fully competent in the role. Position specific competencies: ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE Education and Qualifications (or equivalent level of learning) • Registered Nurse/Midwife. • Holds a current practising certificate. • Holds a current portfolio (PDRP/QLP) or equivalent appropriate to the role. • Post-graduate diploma or degree in a relevant field. • Experience • Nursing leadership experience. • A history of a collaborative team approach. • Proven clinical credibility. • Extensive experience in the health sector. • Extensive experience of clinical quality and safety, best practice. • • Critical consumer of research and embraces evidenced based practice when carrying out tasks/functions. Knowledge and Skills • Strong clinical leadership and management skills. • Extensive knowledge of the health sector. • Extensive knowledge of clinical quality and safety, best practice. • Excellent group facilitation skills. • Advanced communication techniques such as conflict resolution, diffusion and mediation skills. • Knowledge of and demonstrated use of adult teaching and learning principles. • Personal Qualities • Commitment and personal accountability. • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation. • Acts with discretion, sensitivity and integrity at all times. • Is adaptable and flexible – open to change (positive or negative). • Innovative and flexible with a positive problem solving approach in all situations. • Maintains an exceptionally high level of confidentiality. • Forward thinker, flexible, courteous, self-motivated. • Committed to continuous quality improvement. • Ability to liaise and network at all levels. • A reasonable level of fitness is required to cope with the demanding physical requirements of the job. The following denote the key physical requirements for the position: standing, walking, bending, sitting, stairs, simple grasping, fine manipulation, operating machinery/equipment, lifting, overhead reaching, carrying, pushing/pulling, twisting, climbing/balancing, crouching/squatting, manual handling of people, other reaching, and ability to participate in personal restraint if required. KEY RESULT AREAS: Key Accountabilities: Example of successful delivery of duties and responsibilities Clinical Leadership Xxxxxx a culture that strives for excellence in clinical service provision within allocated resources. • Promote excellence in clinical service provision through the sharing of new knowledge, ideas, and research. • Encourage innovation and practice initiatives that enhance clinical care or service provision. • Maintain a high standard of clinical expertise within the xxxx/unit. • Xxxxxx the development of a cohesive team which works collaboratively to achieve optimal patient/ service outcomes. • Be active and visible within the team, motivating and actively praising/valuing staff endeavours, and acknowledging patient satisfaction and good clinical care. • Promote patient/client centred care that incorporates a strong customer service philosophy through effective and positive interactions with patients/ clients, staff, visitors and other agencies. • Ensure clinical practice is provided within accepted professional standards, codes, policies and relevant legislation. • Ensure Treaty of Waitangi principles and Tikaka best practice guidelines are fully integrated into practice. • Encourage a culture of continuous learning, positive critique of the status quo and use of evidence based practice. • Ensure there is adequate leadership and principles of direction and delegation are adhered to by all staff. Service Planning and Delivery Lead and manage wards/units to provide efficient and effective services. Participate in and lead where relevant, xxxx/ unit service planning. • Lead and manage respective wards/units/services in accordance with operational plans and budgets. • Ensure a consumer/patient service focus is adopted and maintained at all xxxx/unit/service team level. • Implement Southern District Health Board wide policies and processes. • Ensure service delivery complies with Health and Disability sector standards and relevant legislation. • Actively participate in the preparation of service activity plans. • In conjunction with the Associate Director of Nursing/ Director of Nursing/Service Manager ensure service planning and delivery complies with Ministry of Health elective service performance indicator standards (where applicable). • Ensure adherence to the SDHB delegations of authority. • Effectively utilise Southern District Health Board information systems and data to enable xxxx/unit/ service patient care management and human resource utilisation activities. • Identify, lead and manage projects to improve xxxx/ unit/service efficiency and effectiveness. • Lead the team to effectively ensure discharge processes are robust and support the needs of the service, including timeliness, and staff responsibility in efficient discharge planning. • Build and maintain effective relationships and communication mechanisms with staff, associated clinical and support services, and external agencies as applicable. • Develop and implement audit care pathways in conjunction with clinical staff. • Ensure integrated care plans are utilised in clinical service delivery. • Facilitate and champion the integration of the SDHB Team based model of nursing practice. • Monitor xxxx/unit/service performance against key performance indicator targets, identifying and implementing corrective actions as and if required in conjunction with the Associate Director of Nursing/ Director of Nursing/Service Manager. • Prepare accurate monthly management reports for the xxxx/unit including variance analysis of key performance indicators, balanced scorecard and financial management variances together with corrective actions. • Prepare business cases and/or reports as requested/ required by the Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/ Service Manager. Staff Management and Planning Ensure the service/s is/are appropriately staffed. Best practice human resource standards are met. Effectively lead and manage assigned staff in order to develop and maintain a cohesive and productive team. Ensure effective communication within service. • Lead by example acting as a positive, motivating and inspiring role model for all staff. • Model sound Human Resource practice and, facilitate coaching and performance development for staff, in consultation with Human Resources and the Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/Service Manager; facilitate change management as appropriate. • Ensure effective recruitment, orientation, preceptorship, rostering and administration of staff in accordance with Southern District Health Board policies. • Develop a comprehensive staffing plan for staff directly reporting to the CNM/MM that recognises potential shortcomings and identifies strategies to address gaps both short and long term. • Ensure professional staff practice with a current annual practising certificate and logs in the appropriate reporting system. • Ensure rosters are developed in accordance with approved core roster resource levels and SDHB Rostering Standards and budgets. • Ensure appropriately budgeted training and development plans are in place for all staff. In conjunction with the ACN/CNS/Practice Development • Develop communication mechanisms that facilitate effective and timely communication within and across the xxxx/s and/or unit/s. • Proactively plan and implement appropriate staffing aligned with variations in patient/staff activity, e.g. winter, Christmas, school holidays. • Ensure timely staff appraisal and feedback structures are in place. With staff, identify professional development plans aligned to SDHB and service priorities. • Proactively deal with staff conflict and performance issues. • Ensure effective strategies are in place to resolve issues. • Maximise opportunities to create a harmonious working environment. Show positive leadership and seek feedback. • Manage employee leave to ensure service demands are matched with the legal requirements for staff to take leave. • Ensure accuracy and timeliness in rostering and payroll transactions in compliance with OneStaff (staff management system) and the SDHB Rostering Standards Unit Nurse Educator, and ensure in-service training and education is carried out to maintain quality of service. • Promote and facilitate nursing staff participation in the PDRP (Professional Development Recognition Programme). • Ensure all staff have an up to date annual leave management plan at all times. Financial Management Work within budgets for the financial year, and work in collaboration with the Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/Service Manager to develop risk mitigation strategies for unexpected expenditure. Participate in developing and managing annual and three year capital expenditure plan. • Report to the Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/Service Manager on a monthly basis, financial performance including variations and corrective actions. • Work closely with Analyst to understand variances and operationalise mitigating strategies. • Participate in annual budgeting process with Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/Service Manager and Analyst. Report to the Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/Service Manager on a monthly basis, financial performance including variations and corrective actions. • Work closely with Analyst to understand variances and operationalise mitigating strategies. • Participate in annual budgeting process with Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/Service Manager and Analyst. • Manage capital expenditure within annual capital expenditure plans, and in accordance with SDHB policies and procedures. • Proactively engage with staff to identify ideas and action plans for xxxx/unit efficiency improvements and cost reduction initiatives. Quality and Risk Management Manage xxxx/unit quality and risk programmes. Lead and manage certification and accreditation within xxxx/unit. Xxxxxx a quality improvement culture. • Lead, administer and facilitate staff involvement in xxxx/unit quality and risk programmes and action plans, and participate in service wide programmes, in accordance with Southern District Health Board policy. • Lead and manage service level health and safety programmes including audit of hazards and routine reporting of incidents and accidents. • Investigate complaints, incidents and other matters in a timely manner, reporting outcomes as required • Ensure compliance including: all relevant standards and legislation, health safety, professional regulations, and equipment. • Manage xxxx/unit balanced scorecard and report and manage variations. • Lead the xxxx/unit incident reporting and investigation processes, within SDHB policies and procedures. • Support and demonstrate the philosophy and practice of a service and organisational wide systems approach to service and operational processes. including development of action plans to facilitate xxxx/unit/ service development. • Proactively develop new xxxx/unit/service policies and protocols in conjunction with members of the team. Quality and Performance • Maintain professional and organisational quality standards. • Ensure delivered work is planned, delivered, and implemented consistently against quality standards. • Continuously identify improvement opportunities to perform job in most effective manner. • Investigate opportunities to achieve goals in a more efficient way. • Lead and support the implementation of the Releasing Time to Care programme for the xxxx/unit/ service. • Performance is in alignment with HR quality audit standards, organisational requirements, and professional standards. • Lead the roll out and continual update of visual management boards for the xxxx/unit/service which displays key elements of performance for staff and patients. Strategic Management Contribute and lead xxxx/unit operational and clinical projects. Lead in the process of change and instil a continuous quality improvement culture. • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging strategic priorities for the relevant service grouping specialties. • Lead assigned projects that are of strategic xxxx/unit & service priority, ensuring their effective completion within assigned timeframes and resources. • Build a collective vision for the xxxx/unit to allow staff to have a clear understanding of their role in service provision. • Use Balanced Scorecard, incidents, complaints and other KPIs to inform xxxx/unit development and improvement opportunities • Participates in SDHB wide projects as relevant to xxxx/unit/service. Contribution to Organisational Leadership • Participate in focus groups/projects that advance issues and strategies for the organisation. • Provide cover for other CNM/CMM/UM within the service as required. • Act up as Associate Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing/Service Manager as required/requested. • Participate collectively with other CNM/CMM to provide a collaborative approach to provide clinical service provision. Self Management • Plan and manage own work to achieve desired results on time, within budget and to required standard. • Act as a role model for the SDHB organisational values.
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Billing and Collection Customers BellSouth currently has in effect numerous billing and collection agreements with various interexchange carriers and billing clearing houses and as such these billing and collection customers (“B&C Customers”) query BellSouth’s LIDB to determine whether to accept various billing options from End Users. Until such time as BellSouth implements in its LIDB and its supporting systems the means to differentiate Louisville Telephone’s data from BellSouth’s data, the following shall apply:
Significant Customers and Suppliers No customer or supplier which was significant to the Company during the period covered by the Financial Statements or which has been significant to the Company thereafter, has terminated or breached, materially reduced or threatened to terminate, breach or materially reduce its purchases from or provision of products or services to the Company, as the case may be.