The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in the month of June, with the healthcare industry accounting for 16% of the growth. This was the largest job growth seen in the past four months. Of the 36,500 healthcare jobs added last month, nearly three-quarters (26,000) were within the ambulatory care setting. Jobs in the acute care setting grew by 11,700 in June. As an industry, healthcare has contributed 24,000 jobs on average per month in 2017.
Now is one of the best times to find a new job! According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of job openings in the United States recently reached a new high at just over 6 million vacancies.
Today we celebrate all of our HealthTrust healthcare recruiters. In honor of their contributions, we would like to share some insight on what it means to be on our recruitment teams.
Topics: Healthcare Recruitment
We are hosting an Open House at our corporate headquarters in South Florida on April 20! We are looking for hard-working, passionate individuals who are interested in exploring a career path in recruitment. No recruiting experience is necessary!
Although job seekers mainly communicate with their recruiters, there is a team of people behind the scenes who help you land that perfect job. Our recruiters often rely on the expertise of our associate recruiters who can identify the quality nurses needed to fill positions at healthcare facilities nationwide.
Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta has partnered with HealthTrust Workforce Solutions to find outstanding registered nurses for full-time, permanent positions. The Open House will be held on Monday, April 3 from 8 a.m. until noon, and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The February 2017 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Report indicated that the country created 27,000 new healthcare jobs in February. Ambulatory care and hospital jobs increased by 64 percent and 50 percent, respectively, from January to February, while the unemployment rate remained steady across the two months.
Our Dallas office hosted an appreciation breakfast for all employees! Our senior leadership team cooked and served pancakes, bacon, and other breakfast foods for everyone to enjoy.
Eric Katz was named Travel Recruiter of the Year for 2016! Having worked in recruitment for more than a decade, Eric was the top travel producer for the year and became a subject matter expert in HealthTrust’s enterprise staffing system, Workforce 2.0.
The January 2017 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Report today indicated that the country created 227,000 new jobs in January. Last month’s growth marked the largest gain in four months. Over the past 12 months the healthcare industry has contributed more than 374,000 jobs to the economy. The report also revealed that the tightening labor market is helping to drive an increase in average hourly earnings.