Which DCPs should have the ARF fee paid for them?
Should the nurses in the practice pay their own fee or should the practice pay it?
If you have a fantastic team member then I think the practice should pay the ARF for them, it equates to £2.30 a week.
BUT if you have a team member or two that does not pull their weight them you should not pay their fee.
How would I describe a team member who is not pulling there weight? Here’s my top ten:
- Poor time keeping
- Poor attitude
- Negative behaviour or comments
- Poor patient care
- Lack of self motivation to learn
- Has time of sick (more than 3 days a year)
- Not supporting the vision of the practice and the business goals
- Not fulfilling their basic duties on time and when required – making excuses for everything (mainly that they are too busy or don’t have the time).
- Poor personal grooming
- Consistently not following practice protocols and procedures
So if you are a super DCP print this off and show your principal – look what problems they could be facing, you are a dream come true!
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