Healthcare HR is a constantly evolving field. To be successful, you must work hard to understand and implement new processes and policies suitable to today’s unpredictable labor market. Trying to stay ahead of the game is stressful and hectic. Thankfully, there are some clear HR trends emerging in 2023 that you can use as a… Continue reading 7 Healthcare HR Trends for 2023: Staying Ahead of the Times
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The healthcare industry faces a shrinking talent pool of experienced and trained nurses. In a March 2022 letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the American Hospital Association called the workforce shortage “a national emergency,” predicting that the overall nurse shortage will reach 1.1 million by the end of 2022. Fortunately, there’s a way… Continue reading How to Harness Automation to Weather the Staffing Crisis in Healthcare
How do you build a culture that fosters recruitment and employee engagement in your organization? There are many right answers depending on the industry and the company. In the healthcare industry, different health providers and caregivers must work together to deliver care. So, a collaborative culture that encourages information sharing, acknowledges employees’ contributions and allows… Continue reading Breaking the Silos: How to Create a Culture of Collaboration in Healthcare
It’s no secret that recruitment and retention of skilled employees are the biggest challenges facing the healthcare industry today. With the Great Resignation facilitating an exodus of healthcare workers leaving the industry for other sectors, many healthcare employers are having difficulty finding talented employees to fill open positions.As such, developing strategic staffing for the healthcare… Continue reading Focus on the Future: Strategic Staffing for the Healthcare Industry
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the government passed temporary measures to reduce the burden of healthcare workforce recruitment and training. One key measure was the relaxation of training timelines and certification for nurse aides. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued waivers, helping human resources departments find and keep desperately needed… Continue reading What’s the Impact of the Proposed Building America’s Healthcare Workforce Act?
Have you ever had a caregiver leave your company for another job? Maybe they were offered a better salary or benefits package, or were simply ready for a new challenge. If that caregiver wanted to return months, or even years, later, would you consider rehiring them? As little as thirty years ago, employers would rarely… Continue reading Grass Isn’t Always Greener: A Guide to Re-Recruiting in the Healthcare Sector
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched its enhanced Nursing Home Five-Star Quality Rating System a few weeks ago, and it’s set to be a game-changer for the healthcare industry. The rating system will now include weekend staffing rates for nurses and data on the annual turnover of nurses and administrators. In this… Continue reading CMS To Include Staffing and Turnover Data in Nursing Home Rating System
As the sun begins to go down earlier and temperatures cool off, many employees have a hard time getting back into the swing of work. After all, summer brings the connotation of fun and relaxation even in the workforce. So it’s only natural that your company experiences a loss of staffing motivation as summer ends… Continue reading How Employers Can Boost Staffing Motivation as Summer Ends
Payroll is one of the Home Healthcare industry’s most important — and challenging — aspects. Employers pay employees in many ways, such as salaried, hourly, part-time, full-time, or temporary. Home Healthcare companies must also consider vacation pay, benefits, sick leaves, and overtime. On top of that, they have to remain in compliance with government regulations.… Continue reading 9 Tips for Home Healthcare Payroll Perfection
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated a pre-existing healthcare staffing crisis. Three years later, the problem isn’t getting much better. Healthcare facilities — from nursing homes to hospitals — are critically understaffed. Staffing shortages have cost healthcare agencies an estimated $24 billion over the course of the pandemic. These staffing problems don’t just affect a healthcare facility’s… Continue reading 5 Creative Healthcare Staffing Solutions To Find and Retain an All-star Team