When you decided to go into this profession, you probably didn’t do so with dreams of one day touring Robin Leach around your mega-yacht. For you, becoming a speech-language pathologist wasn’t about the money—it was about helping people overcome communication challenges, gain self-confidence, and improve the quality of their lives.
You’ve whipped your clinic into shape, beefed up your benefits package, gotten your head in the game, and asked the right questions. Now, you’ve got a rockstar team made up of some very top-tier talent. So how do you keep ‘em happy and committed to your clinic? Here are six ways to retain top talent:
It’s no secret that physical therapists (PTs), occupational therapists (OTs), and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are are in high demand. In fact, between 2010 and 2020, industry experts expect employment rates for physical therapists to increase by 39% (tweet this stat!)—that’s significantly higher than almost all other occupations. In other words, if you’re looking to hire the best in class from the next generation of rehab therapists, you’re bound to have some seriously steep competition.
Last week I discussed the risks associated with Medicare non-compliance and shared some tips for protecting your practice. While drafting a compliance plan and conducting self-audits are definite must-dos, you may eventually find your clinic in a situation that requires absolute expertise.
Today’s post comes from WebPT Member Mike Taylor, PT, MBA, OCS, from OrthoSport Physical Therapy. Thanks, Mike! Assume that your personality and skills are what the world’s been waiting for.
Physical therapists are in high demand, and the profession is growing rapidly. Additionally, interest is growing for speedy, multitasking jack-of-all-trades front office, compliance, and billing experts to round out the rehab clinic. While the talent pool is deepening, competition remains steep, and you absolutely want the crème de la crème (no matter the position) for your practice. So how do you attract and hire top talent? Get Your Practice in Tip Top Shape
As the population ages and baby boomers find themselvs in need of healthcare services, occupations with fewer years of study and moderate salaries—like physical therapist assistant, are in high demand.