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When a new hire comes into your department, what are your strategies for management? These employees may already have years of experience in the medical industry, but they’ve never worked for your or your organization before, so there will be a learning curve in the first days. Your management strategy is an important aspect of… Read more »

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As a hiring manager for your healthcare department, your single job is to hire the best person for each and every role. Facilities use a variety of methods to screen and evaluate candidates, including skills testing and psychological evaluations. But no matter how hard you try, bad hires happen. While there isn’t a single fool-proof… Read more »

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The intensive care unit is not a placed designed for everyone. The patients under the ICU’s care need additional attention due to the nature of their illnesses or injuries. And it’s perfectly okay that not every nurse is built for working with this department. But as a manager, you need to find talent that will… Read more »

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Employee onboarding has been creating a big buzz in the Human Resources community for a while. And, it is no wonder that the conversation is spreading to medical facilities and related positions. Regardless of what kind of medical position, it is critical that a company properly onboard their new employees to ensure satisfaction from all… Read more »

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Finding qualified medial employees has been a complex challenge for many medical businesses and facilities. While a lot of industries look to LinkedIn or Facebook to help them find candidates, the healthcare industry is not following all of the same employment and recruiting rends. That said, you can be sure that qualified medial employees are currently looking… Read more »

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Do you think you might be taking your candidates for granted? You may make certain assumptions about them because they bring the right skills to the table. However, it is essential that you know who they really are so you don’t have a negative experience after they’ve started work. Before you make your next job… Read more »

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During your hiring process you review potentially hundreds of resumes and narrow that down to just a few for a phone screen. The phone screen is intended to narrow the field down even more to three or five people to bring in for an interview. Of course, there is only one job so how do… Read more »

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Are you in the market to hire medical laboratory assistants for your practice? How do you know that you have made the right hiring decision? Hiring is an imperfect process and often you have to go on faith that the person you have selected will be a good fit for your organization and with your… Read more »

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There are countless reasons you need to be careful when making a new hiring decision. Will this person interact with other employees as well as patients or the public? Will they be responsible for confidential information? Will they have to make crucial decisions that could impact your practice or the care that a patient receives?… Read more »

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You may think you’re done with learning after college but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Every industry changes quickly, especially healthcare. It is important that you keep up with the latest technology and information to better perform your job on a daily basis. How do you keep your skills fresh once you’re in the… Read more »