How do members of your practice team know exactly what they’re supposed to be doing? When you make changes in responsibilities, how are they documented and communicated? What do you use as a guideline for evaluating staff performance?
There’s one answer to all these questions: the job description.
As the team leader, you owe it to your team members to state specifically, in writing, what your expectations are and how their performance will be measured. A well-crafted job description serves as a reference for all parties. Follow these general rules for making and using them effectively:
Detailed, accurate and up-to-date job descriptions are essential building blocks for effective team building. Create solid job descriptions and you’ll be laying the foundation for a stronger team.
This resource was provided by Levin Group, a leading dental consulting firm that provides dentists innovative management and marketing systems that result in increased patient referrals, production and profitability, while lowering stress. Since 1985, dentists have relied on Levin Group dental consulting to increase production.
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