Hiring the best associate chiropractor for your practice may be one of the most important decisions you make for your business. Whether you’re replacing an associate or expanding, it’s important to make the right decision concerning who you bring into your practice.
Employee turnover is one of the biggest expenses for any business. Turnover of an associate chiropractor can cost a practice anywhere from 20 to 100 percent of the doctor’s salary. Outsourcing the expertise and experience of staffing professionals can be one of the most strategic decisions you make for your business.
Chiropractic staffing agencies specialize in finding the best fit for the associate and client. Here are some ways using a chiropractic staffing agency can help you hire the best associate chiropractor.
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Chiropractic recruiters listen and ask questions to best understand the needs of the position and person. The recruiter is able to talk through any challenges you may have faced in the past or foresee for the future to mitigate turnover. Crafting the best position summary and job description will help attract the right candidate.
The pre-screening or pre-interview process is the most timely part of the hiring process. Chiropractic recruiters’ sift through thousands of resume, matching education, skills, experience and techniques with the needs of the position and practice. The recruiter fields questions from applicants and talks through position details before forwarding the resume to you, the client.
You’re busy running a practice and treating patients. The agency has done the legwork to ensure you are interviewing the best candidates for your practice. That saves time and money. The interview process can include multiple meetings. Working with a chiropractic staffing agency allows you to spend the bulk of your time getting to know your potential associate and see if they are the right fit for your practice.
Even with thorough screening and lengthy interview processes, sometimes it’s just not a good match. Afterall, hiring involves people. Good chiropractic staffing agencies will offer a free placement if you notify them within a designated trial period. Make sure you know all the details about how an associate placement works before signing a contract.
Leveraging the knowledge, time and experience of a staffing agency could mean the difference between the right and wrong hire, and ultimately ensure the best outcome for your patients and your bottom line. Ready to get started?