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

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: HealthTrust, Healthcare, Nursing, Nursing Leadership

Leadership in Clinical Operations

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Dec 9, 2016 10:13:50 AM

Our Directors of Clinical Operations came together this week at our corporate headquarters to collaborate on strategies for 2017. 

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Topics: Nursing Leadership, Healthcare

Women in Healthcare Leadership: What Hospitals Can Do to Close the Gender Gap

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Oct 17, 2016 9:52:07 AM

Although women represent more than 75 percent of the U.S. healthcare workforce, they hold just 12 percent of hospital CEO positions. How can organizations address this gap in healthcare leadership? New research reveals key insights from successful female CEOs, and hospitals are stepping up with programs to help women lean into their careers.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Leadership, Nursing Perspectives, Healthcare

Survey: Nurse Practitioners Highly Satisfied, Embrace Autonomy of Role

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Aug 3, 2016 12:13:41 PM

According to a recent Nurse.com survey, more than 92 percent of nurse practitioners would recommend the role to other nurses.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Leadership, Nursing Perspectives

Inside Look: A New Side of the Nursing Profession in America

Posted by Paula Phillips, RN on Jul 29, 2016 11:00:00 AM

At some point in our life each of us will encounter a nurse, whether it be as a patient or as a loved one. And that one encounter can mean the difference between suffering and peace; between chaos and order. Nurses matter.

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Topics: Nursing Perspectives, Nursing, Nursing Leadership

We're Hiring RN Clinical Instructors to Teach New RN Graduates!

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jul 11, 2016 11:28:50 AM

We are looking for clinical instructors who will be responsible for the delivery of creative and engaging learning programs that provide new RNs a wide variety of developmental & learning experiences.

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

Teamwork in Nursing: Top 4 Ways to Be a Key Contributor in Your Unit

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 21, 2016 9:14:42 AM

Nurses are employed to care for sick or wounded patients. But when nurses band together for the good of their patients, their care is twice as effective.

Here are Rasmussen College's top for tips toward becoming a key contributor:


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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Nursing Leadership

Getting a Grip on the U.S. Nursing Shortage

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Nurse Competency recently shared an article about getting a grip on the U.S. nursing shortage. The post outlined a combination of three smart recruitment and retention solutions that will help to address this ongoing challenge.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Thought Leadership, Nursing Shortage, Nursing Leadership

New School Nurse Ratio Recommendations Released; Demand for School Nurses on the Rise

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on May 24, 2016 10:43:31 AM

Yesterday the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a report recommending that a nurse be employed at every school to help with the growing array of student health issues.

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Topics: Nursing Shortage, Nursing Leadership, Nurse Perspectives


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