HWS Earns 2018 ASA Elevate Award

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Sep 25, 2018 10:24:57 AM

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions was honored with a 2018 American Staffing Association Elevate Award! This national award recognizes the most innovative and effective work-based learning programs designed specifically for temporary and contract employees. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Healthcare Recruitment, Nursing, Nursing Shortage

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

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

RNs: Picture Yourself on the White Sandy Beaches of Southwest Florida!

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on Jun 8, 2016 10:35:46 AM
  According to a new study by Workforce Now, nurses are the most in-demand profession in Southwest Florida.  Throughout the state of Florida there are more than 12,000 vacant registered nursing positions.  
Nurses- what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to Florida today!
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Topics: Career Opportunities, Nursing, Nursing Shortage

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

Why Everyone Loves the StaRN Nurse Training Program

Posted by Tony Pentangelo on May 17, 2016 1:06:04 PM

StaRN nurses say the training makes them feel better prepared for the workforce than they did as new college grads.




Since its inception in 2014, the innovative StaRN (Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses) program has opened doors for 2,000 newly graduated nurses who otherwise would have faced substantial difficulties in getting hired locally. Another 2,000+ newly minted RNs are expected to complete the StaRN apprenticeship in 2016.

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

Caring for America’s Aging Population Amid Changing Healthcare Demands

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on May 16, 2016 12:57:35 PM

The HealthTrust reSOURCEs blog recently shared story about how the demands being put upon the healthcare system by the aging population and featured commentary from Parallon Workforce Solutions. 

Facilities that serve aging Americans, either in acute care or long-term care settings, will not just be staying busy. They’ll also need new strategies and techniques to recruit and train their staff to meet the changing needs of a more active, engaged and digitally savvy population of older adults.


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

The Global Nursing Shortage, and How to Fix It

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on May 12, 2016 1:17:30 PM

Earlier today, an article was published on the Indeed blog discussing the global nursing shortage and what employers can do to feed the nursing pipeline. 

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Topics: HealthTrust, Nursing Perspectives, Nursing Shortage, StaRN, Healthcare Recruitment, Nursing Leadership

StaRN Program Featured on Staffing Industry Analysts The Staffing Stream

Posted by Parallon Workforce Solutions on May 11, 2016 11:19:18 AM


As a leader in the healthcare staffing industry, Parallon Workforce Solutions President and CEO Brendan Courtney advocates on behalf of Parallon’s Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses (StaRN) Program. It is helping more than 150 healthcare facilities across the country get the increasing number of qualified nurses they need to deliver care to a growing patient population. StaRN provides intensive post-graduate education for recent nursing graduates, including comprehensive didactic training, a robust simulation experience and a hands-on clinical preceptorship. Upon completion of the program, graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skill to begin their career.


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Topics: Nursing Perspectives, Staffing Industry Analysts, Nursing Shortage, StaRN, Healthcare Recruitment, Nursing Leadership


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