Celebrate Allied Health Professionals Week 2015!

With more than 200 various Allied Health Professional positions making an impact in healthcare and — undoubtedly — at your facility, it is a great idea for the good of your hospital culture to celebrate Allied Health Professionals Week 2015! Allied Health Professionals Week will be observed November 1-7, 2015. It’s a great opportunity to …

Great Blog for Nurse Managers

On the Healthcare Staffing Blog we do our best to provide helpful information for hospital administration, nurse managers, and others in healthcare at hospitals. Some of the topics we have covered include: Healthcare quality issues News and research about safe staffing levels, including information about demand for Travel Nurses Movers and shakers in the healthcare …

Evaluating a Company's Nursing and Allied Health Candidates

The quality and quantity of nursing and allied health candidates that a staffing company provide is really the core of their business and is one of the main reasons you should be considering working with a staffing company in the first place. There are four key components to this: Nursing and Allied Health Candidate Pool Size, Recruiting …

Why should I use one company over another to meet my healthcare staffing needs?

There are a lot of factors to look at when it comes to determining what travel nursing company you think will meet the needs of your hospital best. We looked at these partially earlier in two posts, one about evaluate the healthcare staffing vendors and another about  healthcare staffing providers financially stability, but now we will take …

Demystifying healthcare staffing: When should my hospital or facility consider temporary staffing?

Using temporary healthcare staffing is a great strategy anytime your hospital, skilled nursing facility or other healthcare facility is faced with a need that is either difficult to fill or is just short-term in nature, like a maternity leave for instance. In situations like this you can turn to healthcare staffing companies that provide temporary or travel nurses, travel therapists or techs. You can also look to Per Diem staffing agencies if the needs are very short-term.

Alphabet staffing?

Over at HospitalImpact.org was a great post about emotionally intelligent patient care using DISC personality profiles (Dominant, Influential, Steady, Conscientious). The thought of personality types in a hospital unit is intriguing for a couple of reasons. The first being the impact on patient care on an individual basis and being able to recognize what your …