• Building an Efficient Onboarding Process for 2022

    Posted in Managers on Jul 25, 2022

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<p>What does your healthcare facility's onboarding process look like? If a new hire isn't given a thoughtful, thorough onboarding, those first few weeks – or months – can feel like a

    Here are three tips for building a better onboarding process this year:

    Assign a mentor or buddy.

    Each new hire should have an assigned mentor or buddy from day one. This individual can help them navigate t...

  • Improving Your Nurse Retention Rates

    Posted in General Healthcare, Managers on Jun 13, 2022

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    The past two years have put an incredible strain on our healthcare professionals, and we’re seeing significant staffing shortages in the nursing profession as a result. That, combined with greater numbers of Baby Boomers retiring from the workforce, means healthcare facilities are in need of talented nursing staff more than ever before. And retaining the great talent you already have is paramount, too.

    Here are four ways to improve your nurse retention rates:

    Offer competitive pay and benefits.

    To keep your facility’s highly skilled nursing professionals happy, you need to offer competitive, ...

  • We Know Why Your Candidates Are Ghosting You

    Posted in Managers on May 16, 2022

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    You’ve connected with a candidate after they’ve applied for an open role with your company, or you’ve even had one interview with them. Then, all of a sudden, you lose contact and can’t get in touch with them again. What happened? They ghosted you.

    Candidate ghosting is more common than ever. And you need to put a stop to it. Here’s why candidates are ghosting you and what you can do to turn things around:

    The interview process takes too long.

    How long does it take from the time a candidate first gets an interview set up with your company to the time that they’re completely done with intervie...

  • 5 Unexpected Questions to Ask Your Next Healthcare Candidate

    Posted in Managers on Apr 11, 2022

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    Looking for your next healthcare all-star? To weed out the best of the best and really find the candidates who will help your organization thrive, consider asking some unexpected questions during the interview process. The goal is not to trip your candidates up; it’s to find the best fit for your organization.

    Consider these unexpected questions for your next round of interviews:

    1.) How do you work as a part of a healthcare team?

    The best healthcare professionals know that it’s not a one-person show. They work as part of a team to affect positive patient outcomes. And thinking about how they...

  • Retaining Your Healthcare Team in 2022

    Posted in General Healthcare, Managers on Mar 14, 2022

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    The Great Resignation has impacted industries of all sorts over the past year or so, and the healthcare world is no exception. Nurses are resigning in record numbers, and it’s more difficult than ever to retain your top team members. As you know, it’s far more costly to keep re-hiring again and again than it is to simply retain the great people you already have working for you.

    As we continue forward in 2022, what can your organization do to keep your nurses and healthcare experts in place throughout the year?

    Pay Team Members What They’re Worth

    One of the simplest ways to retain your healthc...

  • 3 Warning Signs Your Facility is Short Staffed

    Posted in Managers on Feb 14, 2022

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    We're nearly two full years into a global pandemic. The increased anxiety, burnout, and depression that many healthcare professionals are now facing is one of the reasons that medical facilities are dealing with short staffing issues. But because facilities are so busy, it's easy for administrators and supervisors to miss the fact that the organization is in fact, short on nurses.

    Are you short on essential medical personnel? Here are three warning signs that your facility needs help:

    1.) Staff is begging for additional help.

    One of the easiest and most effective ways to determine if your fac...

  • What You Need to Know When Crafting Your 2022 Employee Benefits Strategy

    Posted in Managers on Jan 17, 2022

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    As we head into 2022, many companies are evaluating their employee benefits strategy for the next fiscal year. And it’s safe to say that this past year and a half has been a time like no other—and it’s changed the way we think about benefits, especially health benefits. There are new trends, new normals, and your strategy needs to adapt to that.

    Here are three things to consider when crafting next year’s employee benefits plan:

    Offer voluntary health benefits in addition to traditional coverage.

    Even prior to 2020 and the pandemic, many American families were struggling. Studies show that 60%...

  • How Positive Affirmation Text Messages Can Be Used to Address Healthcare Worker Burnout

    Posted in General Healthcare, Managers on Dec 17, 2021

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    We've heard a lot over the past year and a half about how the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the healthcare world has affected healthcare workers. Many are burnt out and overwhelmed, and it's no wonder. Even those who aren't on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus have experienced more stress and burnout than ever before.

    The idea of digital therapeutics is a relatively new approach that has been shown to help healthcare workers who are struggling. Positive affirmation text messages are just one example.

    What does digital therapeutics mean?

    Digital therapeutics, or DTx, is a ...

  • Getting Nurses Excited for the New Year Ahead

    Posted in Managers on Dec 03, 2021

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    It's safe to say that 2021 was a year we won't soon forget. It was a tough year for many of us, just like 2020 was, and nurses and healthcare professionals continued to bear the weight of that burden. It can be difficult to keep your spirits up and get excited for the year ahead—but when you take a positive outlook, you serve your patients best.

    Here are some ways to get excited as we wrap up 2021 and head into 2022:

    Take care of yourself.

    Nursing is a difficult profession. And the pandemic only made it more so. Remember to take care of yourself as this year ends and the new one begins—it's t...

  • Ways to Show You’re Thankful for Your Employees

    Posted in Managers on Nov 19, 2021

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    November and Thanksgiving season is the perfect time to show appreciation and thanks for your employees. These are the individuals that keep your facility running day in and day out. It’s essential that they know you’re in their corner and appreciate all of their hard work. And recognizing employees increases engagement, employee satisfaction, and your business’s bottom line.

    Here are some ways to show your employees that you’re thankful:

    Say “thank you.”

    That’s right—sometimes, it’s as simple as saying those two words. A “thank you” can go a long way, especially when it comes directly fro...