Delegation function is the process of assigning responsibility and authority to another individual to carry out certain duties. However, the person who delegated the work remains accountable for the results of delegated assignment (Saxena, 9). It is an approach to increase work output and empowering the subordinate staffs to make critical decisions. Delegation in health care is an important management function because it helps to reduce workload for health care personnel. Therefore, managers can focus their attention to planning and critical issues of concern. It also improves quality of health care delivery.
Moreover, delegation helps to create good manager-subordinate working relationship. Through this strategy, the health care organisation can increase performance in treatment for patients. Delegation also promotes the subordinate staff to develop their skills and abilities (Saxena, 6). Delegation powers increase health care personnel morale thus they develop a feeling of importance. Job satisfaction is very crucial to bring soundness and stability in relationship between patients and physian (McNamara, 3). Besides, in health care organisation’s delegation is not only helpful to subordinates