In short, in order to make sure your candidates are up to snuff, you have to be as diligent as your candidates say they are. Know what to look for in a resume, verify that the resume is accurate, and seek out other sources (like social media) to get a better sense of the people you’re thinking about hiring before you hire them.
@Fox- You should consider doing a 10 point series (or have ever many it would take) on how to hire someone; what to look for in a resume. It would be the flip side of this series.
What to look for in a resume writer
If you know someone who is responsible for hiring people, have them take a look to see what they think. Even if they are not in the health care field, they know what to look for in a resume and can provide valuable feedback regarding form and content.