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Healthcare Adds 1/5th of All U.S. Jobs in May Amid Growing Labor Shortages

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 7, 2019 11:36:18 AM

The U.S. economy added 75,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate remained near a 50-year low of 3.6%. The healthcare industry contributed one-fifth of all jobs last month, adding 15,700 jobs. Ambulatory healthcare continued to dominate job growth within the healthcare sector, adding 12,200 jobs. Hospital payrolls grew by 3,000.

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Topics: Healthcare, Healthcare Recruitment, Jobs Report

Celebrating National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 4, 2019 3:27:25 PM

Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day! In 1991, Congress declared the first Tuesday in June to be National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day — celebrated on Tuesday, June 4th this year.

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions recognizes that our healthcare recruiters work tirelessly to find the best clinicians and interim leaders for healthcare facilities across the nation. Without their help, HWS would not have been able to put 25,000 clinicians to work! 

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Healthcare Recruitment

Introducing Staffing Star

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 23, 2019 9:57:38 AM

Our Nashville office hosts a monthly contest for our local staffing specialists called Staffing Star! Each month, our specialists accumulate points for going above and beyond with helping nurses to book shifts, processing referrals, helping nurses to find new shifts in the event of a cancellation, and more.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Healthcare Recruitment

Training our Recruitment Team in Sunrise

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 20, 2019 10:12:13 AM

Recruiters at our South Florida corporate headquarters recently received comprehensive recruitment training! These trainings are held at HWS offices across the country to demonstrate our commitment to operational excellence and cultivating a high-performance culture. Each training is hosted by HWS Vice President of Professional Development John Ruffini. 

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Healthcare Recruitment

Happy National Hospital Week!

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 13, 2019 10:02:47 AM

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions wishes you a happy National Hospital Week! Hospital Week, which runs May 12-18, celebrates the nurses, physicians, administrators, volunteers, and more who provide hope and healing to people in need. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing

HWS Celebrates Extraordinary Nurses

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 9, 2019 9:05:24 AM

One of the most prominent ways that HealthTrust Workforce Solutions recognizes nurses who exhibit the utmost skill and compassion to their patients is through the presentation of DAISY Awards. The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses is recognized as a symbol of nursing excellence in 22 countries and in all 50 states.

The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 in memory of J. Patrick Barnes after he passed away from complications of an auto-immune disease. His family sought to publicly recognize the nurses who provided Patrick with the highest quality of care during his eight weeks of hospitalization. Thus, the DAISY Award was born.

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Topics: Nurse Appreciation, Healthcare, Nurse Recognition, Nurses Week, DAISY Award

Creating New Careers for the Nursing Community

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 8, 2019 8:52:50 AM

At HealthTrust, we are always looking for new ways to help nurses find careers that meet their individual needs. This includes creating new job opportunities that nurses cannot find anywhere else. Take a look at some of the innovative careers we’ve introduced to the nursing community:

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, StaRN, Healthcare Recruitment, Nurses Week, Travel Nursing

West Florida Recruitment Training Graduates

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 7, 2019 11:37:23 AM

Our West Florida team recently completed our comprehensive recruitment training! These trainings, which are taking place at each of our offices nationwide, demonstrate our commitment to operational excellence and cultivating a high-performance culture. The trainings are hosted by HWS Vice President of Professional Development John Ruffini.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Healthcare Recruitment

Happy National Nurses Week!

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 6, 2019 7:58:07 AM

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions wishes you a happy Nurses Week! This year, we would like to take a moment to celebrate each of the 4 million nurses who have dedicated their lives to helping others. Check out our video below for a special Nurses Week message from HCA Healthcare and HealthTrust Workforce Solutions. 

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Topics: Nurse Appreciation, Healthcare, Nursing, Nurses Week

The U.S. Economy Added 263K Jobs in April; Unemployment Reached 49-Year Low of 3.6%

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 3, 2019 9:30:28 AM

The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a 49-year low of 3.6%. The healthcare industry contributed 27,000 new jobs to the economy last month, with 17,200 new jobs in ambulatory care and another 8,300 jobs in hospital settings.

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Healthcare Recruitment, Jobs Report

  

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