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#22 – Conference Wrap Up

Congratulations on completing level 1!  You’re beginning to organize your time, achieve goals, and develop your career. Now it’s time for you to “coach” your dentist on how this level could have been easier for you to accomplish.  Look back through your notebook and tell me:

End of Level 1 General Follow Up

  1. How clearly have we shown our history, traditions, and style?
  2. How clearly have we described our vision, philosophy, and mission?
  3. How clearly does what we say match what we do?  Please give an example.
  4. Please describe how your job fits into the structure of our practice.
  5. Did the training manuals give you enough information so you could feel productive your first day on the job?
  6. Do the training manuals show you how to do your job today?
  7. What could be done to make your first week here more friendly or comfortable?
  8. How did your team leader and your buddy do while orienting you? (0‑10)

Team Leader

Buddy

Were they worthy of respect
Good sense of humor
Enthusiastic
Avoid confusing terminology (big words)
Not ‘talk down’ to you
Do they present a good image of our practice
Were they well-organized
Did they listen clearly to you
Did they communicate to you what they expected
Did they help you learn the various tasks
Were they easily available to answer your questions
Were they really interested in you and your success
Did they treat you as a fellow professional

How well do you now (1‑10 best)

  1. Have pride in being part of our practice?
  2. Understand how important we are to dentistry in our area?
  3. Understand that our clients are the reason we exist?
  4. What level of anxiety (pressure) you feel on the job?
  5. Do you feel you are an important part of the team?
  6. Do you understand the quality standards you will be judged against?
  7. Do you feel you can grow professionally?
  8. Do you understand how to fit in with the rest of the staff?

A. What should be added to the level one manuals to make them clearer or more complete?  Give at least 3 ideas.

B. What were some of the best parts of what you’ve learned in this level?

C. Were there any tasks that should have been included in this level that were not discussed?

D.  Employment Information

  1. Describe your job as you see it?
  2. Do the levels and pay seem reasonable?
  3. What is your overall job satisfaction? Describe the best parts of your job and the worst parts of your job
  4. Changes you recommend to improve job satisfaction?
  5. What is your estimated date to complete next level?
  6. What are your special interests?
  7. What motivates you to do your best?
  8. In the past week what praise have you received?

Print this next page, fill out, and have someone take a picture of you. This makes you an “official” member of our group.  At this time you must also take a little time and look at the “family album” in the breakroom. You will find other staff members “Meet our Team” list and pictures so you can familiarize yourself with the other members of the team.

MEET OUR TEAM

  1. FULL NAME:
  2. SCHOOLS GRADUATED FROM:
  3. FAVORITE AUTHOR:
  4. FAVORITE BOOK:
  5. FAVORITE MAGAZINE:
  6. FAVORITE MOVIE:  “
  7. FAVORITE ACTOR/ACTRESS:
  8. FAVORITE KIND OF MUSIC:
  9. FAVORITE MUSICAL PERFORMER:
  10. FAVORITE SONG:
  11. FAVORITE GROUP:
  12. FAVORITE ARTIST:
  13. FAVORITE CAR:
  14. FAVORITE SPECTATOR SPORT:
  15. FAVORITE SPORT
  16. FAVORITE COLOR:
  17. FAVORITE GAME:
  18. FAVORITE FOOD:
  19. FAVORITE MEAL:
  20. LEAST LIKED FOOD:
  21. FAVORITE RESTAURANT:
  22. FAVORITE SCENIC SPOT:
  23. FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:
  24. DREAM VACATION SPOT:
  25. FAVORITE PET:
  26. FAVORITE TIME OF DAY:
  27. FAVORITE ITEM OF CLOTHING:
  28. MOST PRIZED POSSESSION:
  29. PERSONAL HERO:
  30. FAVORITE QUOTE:
  31. PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY:
  32. PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT:
  33. FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL:
  34. PET PEEVE:
  35. LEAST LIKED HOUSEHOLD CHORE:
  36. FAVORITE GIFT TO GIVE:
  37. FAVORITE GIFT TO RECEIVE:
  38. FAVORITE LEISURE ACTIVITY:
  39. FAVORITE HOBBY:
  40. HAPPIEST MEMORY:
  41. FAVORITE DRINK:
  42. FAVORITE ICE CREAM:
  43. FAVORITE TV SHOW: