Salary isn’t thing PT job candidates are looking for. Here are some of the less-conventional factors that will attract top talent to your practice.
Think you have your pick of new PT grads? Not necessarily. Here’s why.
I always assumed I’d work a full-time job until the day I retired. I had never even heard of per diem employment, much less considered it as an option for myself. Then, three years into physical therapy practice, I found myself at a crossroads.
Health care as we know it is changing. But that’s nothing new, right? Health care has been in a state of flux for a while now—what with ever-changing payer regulations and the steady push toward more patient-centric, value-based collaborative care. And while putting patients first is surely good for everyone, increasing regulations—and decreasing reimbursements—can make it challenging for providers to keep up, let alone keep the lights on.
A bad hire may cost more than you think—especially when you consider the negative impact it could have on the rest of your staff.
Partnering with a non-therapy provider could differentiate your practice and improve your patients’ outcomes and satisfaction levels.
Whether you’re a negotiation pro or a newbie, these dos and don’ts will help you make the most of your next staff salary negotiation.