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HealthTrust Hero: Matthew Rickmon

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Aug 8, 2017 9:45:00 AM

Matthew Rickmon, RN is our next clinical HealthTrust Hero! Matthew began his career with HealthTrust in the StaRN program as a learner and now works for HCA’s LewisGale Regional Health System in Virginia. Most recently, he earned the distinction of “Rookie RN of the Year” in HCA’s Southwest Virginia market.

“The skills practiced in StaRN were quite beneficial, many of which were hands-on experiences that were not encountered too often in school/clinicals,” Matthew says. “I believe StaRN is a major contributor to the rate that I have been able to pick up on skills, knowledge, and overall confidence in the real world of nursing.”

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Topics: HealthTrust, Nursing, Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero, Nurse Spotlight

Inside Our Associate Recruiter Training Program

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Aug 1, 2017 9:49:55 AM

At HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, one of our core values is innovation, which at times means looking outside of workforce management veterans for fresh perspectives on how to guide our clinicians to successful careers.

Many of our new Associate Recruiters come to us from outside of the healthcare staffing industry but possess a deep passion for improving the lives of others. To give each of these new recruits a level starting ground, we’ve developed and implemented a robust six-week Associate Recruiter training program to lay the foundation for their own future success. While the training is intensive, it is not meant to be intimidating.

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Topics: Career Opportunities, HealthTrust, Career Spotlight

HealthTrust Hero: Don Sparrow

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jul 27, 2017 9:47:07 AM

Don Sparrow is our next corporate HealthTrust Hero! Don started his career with our parent company, HCA, 30 years ago and takes great pride in improving patient care through his work in IT.

“It’s all about building the foundation for medical professionals to work within,” Don says. “I love my job.”

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Topics: HealthTrust, Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero

Helping Kids Become Back-To-School Ready

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jul 25, 2017 9:48:40 AM

We are collecting school supplies for children in need! As an avid supporter of the United Way of Broward County, we are collecting backpacks, notebooks, pens, and more for the thousands of children served through the agency. For a full list of items we’re collecting, please click here

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility, HealthTrust

DAISY Award: Gloria Padilla

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jul 18, 2017 9:46:33 AM

We are proud to announce HealthTrust's first DAISY Award winner, Gloria Padilla! Gloria is a registered nurse at Pearland Medical Center near the Gulf Coast of Texas.

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Topics: HealthTrust, Nurse Spotlight, DAISY Award

Case Study: How to Build a Better Positioned Workforce

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jul 6, 2017 10:14:37 AM

St. Luke’s University Health Network, a 972-bed nonprofit health system in Pennsylvania, faced two increasingly persistent challenges. One was economic, as the health system faced continuing pressure on margins because of rising costs and diminishing payments and reimbursements. The other was meeting its staffing goals in an increasingly tight healthcare labor market.

Together, both challenges provided the impetus to look at whether St. Luke’s was deploying staff in the most optimal way for the health of the organization and its patients.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Thought Leadership

HealthTrust Hero: Marilyn Reed

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 23, 2017 10:52:00 AM

Marilyn Reed, RN is our HealthTrust Hero Clinician! A military veteran as well as a nurse, Marilyn proves that compassion does not go unnoticed.

Marilyn earned her nomination when caring for a homeless patient at JFK Medical Center - North Campus in Florida. The patient had been at the facility for several weeks and was preparing for discharge. Noticing that his clothes had seen better days, Marilyn went out on her lunch break to purchase clothes, shoes, a box of chocolates, and an encouragement card for the man using her own money.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, HealthTrust Hero

Amazon Enters Medical Supply Sector

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 21, 2017 10:16:50 AM

While Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods made national headlines, the online retailer is also making moves in another lucrative industry: medical supplies.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust

Inspire New Nurses in Gainesville

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 16, 2017 9:59:13 AM

Our StaRN program is looking for Nurse Educators in Gainesville, Florida!

StaRN, short for Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses, is a training program designed to increase the pool of qualified registered nurses through bridging the skills gap between new graduates and experienced nurses.

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Topics: HealthTrust, StaRN

Reflecting on ReadingPals

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 9, 2017 9:46:57 AM

As we reach the end of the academic year, we would like to thank everyone who promoted early literacy by becoming United Way ReadingPals!

Nineteen HealthTrust Workforce Solutions team members signed up to be ReadingPals, which required each member to spend one hour per week reading with a child. Many of these children were Kindergarten or first-grade students at Flamingo Elementary School.

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Topics: Insider, HealthTrust

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