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Robust Job Gains Continue in February; Healthcare Adds 31,600 Jobs

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Mar 6, 2020 11:38:31 AM

Job growth remained robust throughout the month of February, adding 273,000 new jobs amid economic fears of the potential Coronavirus (COVID19) impact. The BLS Economic Situation also reported that unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 3.5% last month. Healthcare remained a job growth engine, adding 31,600 new jobs. Healthcare has added 368,000 new jobs in the last 12 months.

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Topics: Healthcare, Healthcare Recruitment, Jobs Report

DAISY Team Award: Menorah Health Center

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Feb 24, 2020 12:17:37 PM

Congratulations to the Menorah Health 3 North and Med/Oncology teams on earning HealthTrust's first DAISY TEAM Award! Menorah Medical Center is located in Overland Park, just outside of Kansas City. 

The Menorah Health teams were nominated for the DAISY Award for kind, compassionate and coordinated care they delivered to a cancer patient and her son, who happens to be a business partner of HealthTrust's StaRN Nurse Training Program.  

The nursing teams consist of:

Kristy Veasman, Alicia Hafley, Michelle Johnson, Autumn Ayers, Connie Schwartz. Alivn Tapang, Curtis Alldredge, Judy Marino, Aimee Clausen, Amanda Singhara, Melissa Doyal and Dee Smith-Kisner.

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Topics: Nurse Appreciation, Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nurse Recognition, DAISY Award, HCA Healthcare

HWS CEO & President Brendan Courtney Named to 2020 SIA "Staffing 100" List

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Feb 19, 2020 2:09:06 PM

Brendan Courtney, our President & CEO, was named to Staffing Industry Analysts' "Staffing 100" List for 2020! This annual list highlights the 100 most influential people who impact the workforce ecosystem. 

Brendan was recognized for his leadership of the HealthTrust Workforce Solutions organization, which in 2019 put more than 25,000 clinicians to work across America and provided care to 9 million patients. He aims to continue to expand HealthTrust’s services, including labor management, scheduling and productivity, credentialing and clinical education.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Healthcare Recruitment

U.S. Economy Kicks Off 2020 With Robust Job Creation

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Feb 7, 2020 12:00:17 PM

The 2020 new year kicked off with strong economic growth with the U.S. economy adding 225,000 new jobs in January. The latest BLS Economic Situation revealed that healthcare added 35,500 new jobs or nearly 16% of all job creation last month.  The unemployment ticked up slightly to 3.6% from 3.5%, an indicator that more people are entering the job market. 

Job growth within ambulatory care accounted for 22,500 jobs and hospitals added 9,700 new positions in January. Healthcare has added 361,000 new jobs in the last 12 months.

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Topics: Healthcare, Healthcare Recruitment, Jobs Report

Nursing Remains Most Trusted Profession in the US

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jan 22, 2020 1:28:51 PM

For the 18th consecutive year, nursing has been called the Most Trusted Profession in the United States, according to a 2019 Gallup poll. The poll asked Americans to rate the honesty and ethics of 22 different professions in fields such as healthcare, civil service, and business.

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing

Final Jobs Report of 2019 Reveals that Healthcare Created 399K New Jobs in 2019

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jan 10, 2020 11:02:47 AM

The U.S. economy created 145,000 jobs in December 2019, according to the final BLS Economic Situation report of 2019. The healthcare sector contributed 28,100 new jobs last month, accounting for nearly 20% of all job growth. The unemployment rate remained at 3.5%.

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Topics: Healthcare, Healthcare Recruitment, Jobs Report

DAISY Award: Bridget Coane

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Dec 10, 2019 9:06:42 AM

Congratulations to Bridget Coane, RN, on earning a DAISY Award! Bridget is a HealthTrust nurse who works in the ICU at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. 

Bridget was nominated by the facility's Clinical Nurse Manager, Joni Schmidt, for her compassion and positive attitude that she shows to everyone she encounters while working at the hospital. You can read her nomination in full below: 

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Topics: Nurse Appreciation, Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nurse Recognition, DAISY Award

Healthcare Hiring Booms in November Amid a Strong Jobs Report

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Dec 6, 2019 10:01:21 AM

The latest BLS Economic Situation report revealed that the economy created a robust and unexpected 266,000 new jobs in November, with the healthcare sector once again leading the way contributing 45,200 jobs or nearly 17% of all job growth.

The unemployment rate dipped to 3.5%, the lowest since 1969. This was the largest increase seen in the last 10 months amid the longest economic expansion in U.S. which has lasted for 11 years.

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Topics: Healthcare, Healthcare Recruitment, Jobs Report

DAISY Award: Janine Seftel

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Nov 22, 2019 10:09:32 AM

Congratulations to Janine Seftel, RN, on earning a DAISY Award! Janine is the Assistant Nurse Manager for the Emergency Department at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

Janine is a former HealthTrust Workforce Solutions (HWS) nurse who currently works for HCA Healthcare, of which HWS is a fully-owned subsidiary. She was nominated for the DAISY Award by HWS Division Vice President Randall Garcia for going above and beyond to mentor a per diem nurse who had the desire to work in the Emergency Department but did not yet have the experience: 

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Topics: Nurse Appreciation, Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nurse Recognition, DAISY Award, HCA Healthcare

DAISY Award: Megan Dampf

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Nov 8, 2019 9:49:09 AM

Congratulations to Megan Dampf, RN, on earning a DAISY Award! Megan is a HealthTrust nurse who works at Centerpoint Medical Center just outside of Kansas City, Missouri. 

Megan was recognized by a Centerpoint nursing leader who one evening became a patient at the facility. You can read her nomination in full below:

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Topics: Nurse Appreciation, Healthcare, Nursing, Nurse Recognition, DAISY Award

  

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