Personnel Management | Veterinary Economics

Personnel Management

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
It's hard for team members to implement changes if the doctors aren't on the same page. Solve this problem with a new approach to team training.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2006
Q What's the typical turnover rate for front-office team members? How do I know if my turnover's too high?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2006
Encinitas, Calif. — Communication with staff is the key to a hospital's success, Dr. Michele Drake says.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
How do I know if gossip has become a problem in my practice? And what's the best way to get rid of it?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Take these steps to document poor performance.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
I have an employee who regularly stays for overtime that I haven't authorized. My attorney says I have to pay her for the time, even though I didn't schedule it. What can I do to keep team members from working unapproved overtime?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
Do you give this critical player the respect and responsibility she deserves?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
The Veterinary Hospital in Eugene, Ore., sets daily production goals. When the hospital achieves the daily goal five times, they hire a massage therapist to come into the hospital and give everyone a professional pat on the back.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2005
Learn the potential legal ramifications of terminating an employee.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2005
How do you know whether a newly hired team member is right for his or her job and, equally important, right for your practice? Many practice owners evaluate a new hire's job performance during a probationary period, which can last from 30 to 90 days.
May 16, 2005
Consider these important steps to improve communication at staff meetings, or help resolve conflicts.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 21, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
OLYMPIA, WASH. - 4/21/05 - Washington lawmakers have deferred a bill formalizing veterinary technician training to the House Department of Health's Sunrise Review.
Apr 19, 2005
So, you have found the perfect person to fill the position of veterinarian (or technician, client service representative).
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2005
Studies show morale and turnover improve when team members feel appreciated.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
Effective delegation is undoubtedly the strongest productivity-improvement tool available. But here's a harsh reality check: Only 47 percent of staff members responding to a VetMedTeam survey indicated that their doctors delegate 80 percent to 100 percent of possible tasks.