At HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, we help nurses find the right jobs to fit their lifestyles. We recently created an online quiz for nurses to explore new career opportunities based on their preferences and interests. Through more than 800 responses over a five-week period, here is what we learned.
The U.S. economy continued to rebound for the second consecutive month in a row by adding 228,000 jobs in November, showing strong signs of a healthy economy that has recovered after historic back-to-back hurricanes.
The healthcare sector accounted for nearly 13% of all job creation last month, contributing 29,500 jobs to the overall employment picture. November marked the 86th consecutive month of job growth, with the unemployment rate remaining unchanged at 4.1%.
From the adventures of travel nursing to the stability of a permanent position, HealthTrust Workforce Solutions is uniquely qualified to be your employer for life. Find out which of our nursing career paths is right for you by taking our quiz!
The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Report indicates that economic activity has rebounded after experiencing hurricane-related disruptions the prior month, with 261,000 new jobs added in October.
Ornella Puente, RN, is our next clinical HealthTrust Hero!
Ornella earned her HealthTrust Hero status through her work in the ICU at Tampa Community Hospital in West Florida. While there, she has shown an undeniable commitment to helping her patients and their families during the most difficult of times.
Below is one example of her unyielding compassion to help those in need, as told her in HealthTrust Hero nomination:
Our Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses (StaRN) program is looking for clinical instructors throughout the western United States. No teaching experience is necessary!
Travel nurses are growing in popularity, with a 19 percent increase in demand expected by 2022. HealthTrust Workforce Solutions’ Vice President of Travel, Tim Bollinger, weighs in on three reasons why healthcare facilities should consider utilizing the talents of travel nurses.
Travel recruiter Ashley Parker is our next corporate HealthTrust Hero! Ashley joined our team three years ago in our sourcing department and moved to our travel division less than a year later.
“I truly enjoy coming to work every day,” Ashley says with a smile. “I love getting to know new people and that no two days are the same.”
While the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Report revealed that U.S. payrolls lost 30,000 jobs in September, the healthcare sector continued to display steady growth, adding 22,500 jobs last month. The below-trend national job creation was likely impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
We would like to welcome Shaun McCamant, MSN, RN, as our Chief Nursing Officer of Clinical Operations!
Shaun joins us from HCA’s MidAmerica division, where she most recently served as the Chief Nursing Officer for Lakeview Regional Medical Center. Along with a track record of exceptional healthcare performance, she brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience and nearly two decades of nursing leadership within the HCA family to the role.
As our CNO, Shaun will strengthen our unified clinical vision and mission. She and her team of Clinical Operations Directors will work to promote clinical excellence and ensure clinical governance across our organization, making it easier to do business with HealthTrust.