From Crisis to Comfort: Nursing & Rehab provider addresses critical staffing challenge

From Crisis to Comfort: Nursing & Rehab provider addresses critical staffing challenge

The Challenge:

A shortage of qualified nurse talent had created a crisis for our client, a multi-site nursing and rehab provider based in rural Ohio. Current staff was required to work a significant amount of mandatory overtime on a regular basis to provide the necessary coverage. As a result, employee attrition had reached concerning levels while many of the remaining staff contemplated making a job change. Administration was focused on solving a staffing issue which had increased their operating costs and negatively impacted the employer brand and employment experience, ultimately putting quality of care at risk. 

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National Healthcare provider solves staffing challenge; increases level of care, financial performance

National Healthcare provider solves staffing challenge; increases level of care, financial performance

The Challenge:

Like many healthcare firms our client struggled to fill clinical positions.  Battling the stark realities of the industry ... a shortage of qualified candidates and the fact many did not the client’s clinical setting as a preferred choice, solving the issue had inherent challenges.  With 300+ locations across the US and a HR generalist at each location, bandwidth and expertise to provide the level of recruitment focus required to address the needs did not exist.  A shift was made to centralize recruitment for key roles, but jobs were still going unfilled.  As a result, ...

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Acute care hospital network hires 147 nurses in 100 days

Acute care hospital network hires 147 nurses in 100 days

The Challenge:

Our client is an acute care hospital who had experienced a significant expansion in their number of beds.  Based in southern Florida, and not recognized as the primary provider in the market, they felt they had exhausted the local RN candidate pool. The staffing shortages were causing costly over time expense, limiting future growth and jeopardizing quality of care and overall brand reputation. The perception was this is the ‘new cost’ of doing business and nothing can be done to resolve the issue. The demand for talent exceeded the limited, finite supply. Many healthcare organizations are confronted with the same problem. There simply are ...

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