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.

Can special talents of your nurses improve patient care?

I came across an article on HealthLeadersMedia.com the other day about nurses at Arundel Medical Center using their artistic touch to liven up patients rooms that were undergoing renovations, by painting uplifting scenes on the windows that were covered top protect patients from viewing the bright lights from the welders. Staff, patients and visitors all said …