Top Healthcare Recruiting Trends for 2015

Healthcare recruiting is not an easy task. Filling positions at multiple facilities across three shifts, working with strict human resources regulations and handling high turnover are challenges that recruiters and employers battle when hiring for healthcare, says Meghan Doherty of HealthcareSource, a PreCheck talent management software integration partner.

5 Takeaways from the AHA 2015 Health Care Talent Acquisition Environmental Scan

The American Hospital Association recently released its annual Environmental Scan, which discusses the latest talent acquisition challenges and opportunities facing healthcare employers.

Nursing Recruiting and Retention Strategies for 2015

National Nurses Week, May 6-12, is a great time to focus on nurse recruiting, retention and other issues healthcare HR must navigate when managing these special caregivers. With healthcare organizations expected to hire more than a million nurses before 2022 to meet growing demand and replace retirees, ensuring their recruiting and retention strategies are in top form will help them get the nurses they need.

How Healthcare Volunteers Help Improve Patient Care

Volunteers come with many advantages for healthcare employers; they are the backbone of every hospital in our country. Healthcare volunteers play a crucial role and have an enormous impact within our community, says Julia Nelson, Vice President of Human Resources at Northern Hospital of Surry County (NHSC). “We recognize them for the immense contribution they make to the overall success of the hospital.”

To continue celebrating Health Care HR Week, we are excited to announce the release of our latest white paper, 10 Ways to Optimize Healthcare Recruiting and Onboarding Processes. In a fast-paced industry like healthcare where the competition for top talent is intense, who doesn’t want to streamline their recruiting and onboarding processes?

How Can Healthcare HR Prepare for the New Talent Management Model?

Talent management practices have evolved over the years, and these days, some experts are recommending a strategic, fully integrated approach to talent management that gets all human resources functions, such as talent acquisition, performance management, leadership and development, and others working together to attract and retain the best talent possible.

Healthcare Employer Outlook for 2015

In a recent survey conducted by CareerBuilder, an estimated 225,000 healthcare jobs were added at an average of 23,000 per month last year—and 2015 looks just as promising for job seekers. The U.S. workforce is projected to grow by 1.2 percent this year and 28 healthcare jobs are projected to grow at three percent or more.

5 Strategies to Optimize the Onboarding Process with HR Technology

In the past century, technological advances have transformed the face of healthcare. Electronic health records (EHR) have enabled healthcare organizations to centralize patient-sensitive information; online portals have allowed patients to become more autonomous and be active players in their own health; and telemedicine has eliminated distance barriers and given patients with limited resources access to medical services. Despite these advancements in technology, many employers have overlooked the need to improve their onboarding system.

How to Use Instagram for Healthcare Recruiting

The use of social media, particularly LinkedIn, has increasingly been utilized as a recruiting tool for companies. Employers from all industries have seen considerably positive results through strategic planning and implementation. Traditional methods of recruiting have become antiquated and attracting Millennials requires a fresh approach.

To remain competitive, healthcare organizations need to hire employees who provide a high level of patient- and resident-focused care and who are committed team members. Science-based behavioral assessments can help healthcare organizations choose the right people for the jobs they need to fill and do a better job of managing and developing the people they already have on staff.