In a medical environment, it is acceptable for a physician to interview patients about their medical history, family history and social history. However, you must take a different approach when interviewing potential employees. It is important for physicians involved in the interview process of a potential employee to be aware of the appropriate questions to ask in order to stay out of trouble. Lisa Warren and Ashley Hattaway talk about what you should and should not ask potential employees and why.
Lisa is a healthcare consultant with Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino, LLC in Birmingham, Alabama. She has spent over 15 years working with hospitals and physician practices on improving the operations and financial performance of their organizations. E-Mail Lisa Warren.
Ashley is a Partner in the Labor and Employment practice group at Burr & Forman LLP and represents companies in all types of labor and employment matters including litigation and advice. She has worked closely with many health care providers on their employment issues and represented them in disputes. E-Mail Ashley Hattaway.