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Working with team members - technicians

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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
Q. I've recently been promoted to a supervisory position. What's the best way to ease into my new responsibilities without offending co-workers?
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Use these tips to utter praise that makes your co-workers feel great.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2006
Use a newsletter to make sure staff members never feel left out in the cold.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2006
Help! One of our veterinarians always says we have a zero-tolerance policy for gossip, but she's the worst! She talks about clients and staff members all the time. What should we do?
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 01, 2006
Your veterinarian didn't go to school to learn to be a technician, receptionist, or practice manager, so don't let her act like one. Make her do her job--so you can do yours.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 01, 2005
As the practice manager, how can I encourage team members to come to me with their problems first, before approaching the owner?
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 01, 2005
Staff members at Danforth Animal Hospital in Edmond, Okla., turned their monthly staff meetings into a roundtable discussion, says Pam Crabtree, RVT.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 01, 2005
Six prescriptions to keep receptionists from feeling isolated.
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 01, 2005
It's hard to find the right words when you're broaching a topic that could spark tempers. Here's help to head off eruptions with co-workers, clients, or the boss.
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 01, 2005
We never have staff meetings, and no one ever knows what's going on in the practice. How can we encourage staff meetings?
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 01, 2005
Favoritism, morale problems, unbearable associates–sometimes the doctor just doesn't see the issue. Use these strategies to clean off the doctor's rose-colored glasses, without making him or her mad.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2005
Whose directions should I follow when the doctors disagree?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2005
Use these strategies to address discord before interpersonal issues undermine your business—and your passion for practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Confrontation in the workplace can be tricky—you don't want to burn bridges, but you also don't want to suffer at the hands of a colleague.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 1998
When practice teams face off, the resulting tension and conflict can pull a hospital apart. Here's how to avoid a front- and back-office tug of war and get all staff members back on the same team.