An article posted on Physicians Practice talks about increasing the likelihood of a Good hire.
In addition to all the points mentioned,
- Don’t succumb to time pressure
- Clearly define requirements and expectation
- Give candidates a picture of your requirements and expectations
I would add one more thing – the employee must be willing and able to work with EMR systems. If you have one already, test them for their technology savvy, and if you are planning to get one, make sure they are not going to be a drag. You need a 100% buy-in from all employees to implement EMR and get the most out of these systems. With help from employees, it can really turn your practice around.