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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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There are a lot of things involved in ensuring your team is productive and engaged. Have you considered your overall environment? There are many reasons the department, unit, floor, or clinic is as important as your team, tools, and knowledge. As a manager, how can you evaluate your environment and determine if it is conducive… Read more »

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Management advice always encourages team leads and employees to follow a two-way street when it comes to effective communications and feedback. But once you get feedback, how do you use it constructively to improve the overall effectiveness of your unit? Listening to your staff, and even your patients, is a good exercise, but truly successful… Read more »

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To be an effective healthcare manager, the art of delegation is important. But some managers feel a loss of control when they assign tasks to employees. There is a fine balance when it comes to good management techniques, avoiding micromanagement, and properly delegating tasks to your team. If you want to improve your delegation skills,… Read more »

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A positive attitude will go a long way for someone’s healthcare career. And sometimes, all they need is a positive role model on the job to help them mold their behavior into something that will work for their current job and throughout their lives. How can you make sure your team is positive and engaged… Read more »