Working with team members - technicians | Firstline

Working with team members - technicians

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FIRSTLINE: May 04, 2016
Firstline magazine's ongoing series of talks for techs takes unexpected twists and turns.
 
VETTED: Apr 20, 2016
You’re a good person. Your team members are good people. Clients ready to pick a fight don’t have to bring down your whole veterinary practice’s mood. Get some perspective, laugh about it, and get through it.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 18, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Maximize medicine and manpower, but be aware of the cost
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 15, 2016
Take a page from this ’90s cartoon and turn your team into a smooth running, client pleasing, world-dominating machine.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 24, 2016
Two practice management consultants serve up a heaping helping of advice for a credentialed technician struggling in a practice that’s turned a blind eye to an abusive and unlicensed technician who may be pushing the boundaries of the credentialing laws in their state.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 05, 2016
One's an innovation, one's a cool song. Both can appeal to baby boomers. Here's how to set the computer-unsavvy free in your veterinary clinic with paperless practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 20, 2016
Use these tips to tame tempers and vanquish veterinary team tantrums.
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Nationwide: Dec 24, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Your veterinary team knows all about the health of your patients, but what about the health of your veterinary practice? In this Team Meeting in a Box, you'll look at the condition of your financials and your operations and then treat them with new ideas and strategies.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 04, 2015
Turn down the bad vibes and get on with your life.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 11, 2015
“There’s a bully who’s really wrecking my life at my veterinary practice. How do I broach the “B” word to my boss—and when is it time to move on to another hospital?” Sheila Grosdidier, RVT, of VMC, Inc. in Evergreen, Colorado, says the answer lies in another “B” word: Showing your boss how the bully affects the business.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 23, 2015
OK, nothing really beats a box of kittens, but free team training is almost as nice—just a little less furry (and it doesn’t shed).
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 18, 2015
One of the veterinary technicians is super territorial and bossy, and I’m so sick of her I’m ready to quit! What can I say to my boss to help her see this Super Tech is ruining our team?
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 30, 2015
Quality seating is hard to find, but veterinary technician Tasha McNerney, BS, CVT, doesn’t let that stop her from wrangling some career tips from the YouTube “Cone of Shame” creator and world-renowned veterinarian.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 29, 2015
Some clients' behavior becomes clinic legend. But how do you react when it's actually happening?
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Even if you try to regularly thank your team for a job well done, people still enjoy a few minutes of solely hearing praise. In this exercise, you can learn more about how team members view themselves in contrast to how their fellow teammates view them. It's all positivity--no calling out weaknesses--making it fun for all involved.