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What's Really Driving Nurse Retention

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 21, 2018 10:01:44 AM

 

According to the recent Nurse Insights Study by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, 55% of registered nurses are content to stay with their current employer, but 23% plan to leave and 22% are undecided. That’s a 45% risk of nurse turnover, which can not only disrupt patient care but also carries a high financial price — to the tune of $78 million in potential replacement and training costs.

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Thought Leadership, Healthcare Recruitment

HCA: Investing in Nurses

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 14, 2018 4:10:22 PM



Our parent company, HCA Healthcare, recently shared a plan to invest $300 million in nursing benefits over the next three years. In addition, HCA is putting $10.5 billion dollars toward facility expansion and upgrades.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, HCA

Nurse Insights: The New Realities of Talent Attraction and Retention

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jan 19, 2018 10:01:23 AM

nurse-insights-image.pngDespite an economic downturn some thought might slow demand for healthcare, the nursing shortage persists. Job openings for nurses between 2014 and 2024 are expected to increase 16%, making the profession one of the fastest growing occupations in the country. However, supply continues to significantly lag demand — with current nurse vacancies at nearly 1 million. 

Competition for nurse talent isn’t the only thing growing. The desire for transparency into healthcare employers and what it’s really like to work for an organization is growing too — creating a whole new dynamic in nurse attraction that is essentially turning recruitment strategies inside out. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Thought Leadership, Nursing Shortage, Healthcare Recruitment, Nursing Leadership

What Drives Career Happiness for Nurses?

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jan 12, 2018 9:44:25 AM

We asked nearly 2,000 nurses and here's what we found!

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Healthcare Recruitment

Finding the Right Nursing Career

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Dec 12, 2017 9:40:22 AM

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.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, Healthcare Recruitment

What Nursing Career is Right for You?

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Nov 7, 2017 9:31:10 AM

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!

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Topics: Career Opportunities, Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing

HealthTrust Hero: Ornella Puente

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Oct 27, 2017 11:08:28 AM

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:

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, Nurse Recognition, HealthTrust Hero, Nurse Spotlight

HealthTrust Hero: Brandi Vines

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Oct 24, 2017 10:06:26 AM

Our next corporate HealthTrust Hero is Vice President of Interim Leadership Brandi Vines! 

Brandi earned her HealthTrust Hero status through her tireless work with our recent Disaster Relief efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. As HealthTrust Workforce Solutions is an affiliate of HCA, our Disaster Relief efforts included finding nurses and other medical professionals who were willing to travel to HCA facilities in the affected areas to provide relief to their staff.  

“When the opportunity to lead the HCA volunteer initiative emerged, Brandi was ready to roll up her sleeves with her team,” says Kristi Stark, Regional Vice President for HealthTrust’s Central Region. “She built up a program to support the focus on HCA full-time employees who were willing to help support the regions most impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Irma.”

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Topics: HealthTrust, Nursing, Healthcare Recruitment, Employee Recognition, Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero, Disaster Response Team

Inspire New Nurses in Las Vegas and Denver

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Oct 19, 2017 9:54:29 AM

Our Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses (StaRN) program is looking for clinical instructors throughout the western United States. No teaching experience is necessary!

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, StaRN

Employee Spotlight: Shaun McCamant

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Oct 5, 2017 10:38:43 AM

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.  

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, Nursing Leadership

  

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