Recruiting secret: Hospital offers convenient housing for its employees

Having trouble recruiting hospital staff? This might be your solution… One Orlando hospital sold part of their land to a local developer to build convenient, nearby housing for hospital staff. The building developer agreed to offer hospital employees a three-month preferred lease option before the apartments are made available to the public. Even when the …

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 …

Are healthcare staffing companies a haven for bad nurses?

A controversial article within the healthcare staffing industry by the nonprofit journalism organization ProPublica, appeared in The Los Angeles Times on Sunday, Dec. 6th. The article, Temp Firms a Magnet for Unfit Nurses, discusses the quality, or lack thereof, of nurses working through staffing firms. It appears to be just one of many articles dealing with problems that the state of …