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Is It Really Time to Fire that Team Member?by Sally McKenzie, CEO
You’ve just about had enough. Your new Scheduling Coordinator can’t seem to get it together. Not only is your schedule consistently a mess, she’s late to work just about every day and her attitude isn’t exactly positive. You can tell the situation is bringing the team down, not to mention hurting practice revenues.
As a dentist, this is the type of situation you dread. You do your best to hire the best team members possible, but there are times they just don’t work out. When that happens, you can’t ignore the problem and hope it goes away. That will only serve to damage your practice.
If training and additional feedback doesn’t work, it might be time to let the employee go. I know it isn’t pleasant, but sometimes it’s necessary. Here are a few situations where you might want to consider parting ways with team members, whether they’re new or have been with the practice...
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