Getting the Most Out of Employee Referral Programs in Healthcare

Employee referral programs are a classic tool for building your talent pipeline, and healthcare organizations continue to use them to to find qualified candidates efficiently.

How Employers Can Improve the Interview Process in Healthcare

From the looming retirement of Baby Boomers to the 20 million of Americans newly insured under the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare hiring process has become more challenging than ever.

A patient-centered culture is one that "honors and responds to individual patient preferences, needs, values and goals," according to The Permanente Journal. When you hire for positions in healthcare organizations, best practices dictate a conscious recruiting process, focused on selecting those candidates who will contribute to a patient-centered culture. Below are some tips about why this is important and how to go about hiring the right people.

Healthcare employers know they have to be at the top of their game to get the people they need: Increasing provider retirements as insurance coverage expands mean healthcare recruiting has gotten competitive. The first Tuesday of June is National Health Care Recruiter Recognition Day, so it’s a good time to look at best practices in healthcare recruiting. These five tips will help your organization stand out to potential hires.

Establishing an authentic employment brand is a critical measure in any organization’s overall long-term strategy and success. Not only is it a key tool in helping employers attract right-fit candidates, it’s also an important method in continually recruiting quality candidates to your organization.

5 Key Changes Affecting Medical Staff Services in 2016 and Beyond

Medical services professionals are often seen as the “gateway” to healthcare organizations. They are key to ensuring the healthcare professionals hired and given privileges to serve organizations’ patients are fully qualified They also ensure the organization remains compliant with state and national regulations on qualifications and credentials. It’s an important role, and that won’t change as 2016 approaches, but some things will.

Here are four changes MSPs can expect to see in 2016 and beyond.

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.”

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.