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6 Tips to Get Noticed in Your Healthcare Job

6 Tips to Get Noticed in Your Healthcare Job

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Megan Malugani | Monster Contributing Writer

2. Propose Solutions

Healthcare’s rising stars are “solution people,” says Quint Studer, a former hospital CEO who is now a healthcare management consultant and author. “It’s easy for employees to come up with a problem, but if you really want to stand out, bring a solution,” he says. “Instead of saying, ‘We ran out of linen this weekend,’ say, ‘We ran out of linen the last four weekends, because the census is up. Maybe we should readjust the inventory.’” According to Studer, “high performers bring solutions, middle performers bring problems and low performers blame people for the problem.”

Adds Diana Halfer, administrator for clinical and organizational development at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago: “Notice what problems your boss is working on and try to come up with solutions. Think about what you or your team can do to solve that problem.”

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