Is your nursing home exceeding the expectations of patients and families and providing the best possible care? Could your hospital benefit from hiring the right amount of highly-skilled workers instead of exhausting resources trying to find applicants that will thrive in a role? A medical staffing partner can transform your existing hiring method and supply you with a steady stream of top-notch, skilled candidates perfect for your needs. What are the signs that your hospital or nursing home facility needs a medical staffing partner?
Gradual increases in the amount of overtime work you are paying for are a red flag that your existing workforce is inadequate for the volume of patients you need to serve. Instead of allowing the problem to continue and your workers to suffer from burnout, you should work with a staffing partner to keep payroll and time clocks from suffering as a result of excessive overtime. With constantly-shifting overtime rules being proposed by the government that could radically affect the cost of overtime to your business, it’s also smart to proactively deal with high overtime hours instead of scrambling to react when your budget doesn’t add up.
Whenever a facility is consistently understaffed, employees can’t just scale back on their workload, take a vacation or enjoy their lunch break. Instead, many nurses feel pressured to push themselves and work longer hours without a break. The side effects of burnout are dangerous for nurses, patients and your organization. A study by the Mayo Clinic in 2015 found that over half of American doctors are experiencing at least one sign of burnout. Burnout in a healthcare environment can lead to poor communication with teammates and patients, negative clinician-provider interactions, poor decision-making, impaired attention and poor safety grades.
Sometimes your hospital or nursing home just doesn’t have access to the right candidates. Trying to fit a square peg into a round hole never works, so why do so many healthcare facilities try to fit the wrong workers into the wrong roles? A medical staffing partner like Nurse Earth can assess your needs and draw from an extensive, diverse talent pool to find the right nurse for your situation. Need a nurse with a particular specialty? No problem! A medical staffing partner can screen candidates based on specialty and experience. Nurse Earth uses a proprietary peer-to-peer interview system designed to pinpoint the specialty strengths of every nurse and only present the best to any client.
Nurse Earth specializes in meeting the diverse needs of healthcare providers, including nursing homes, hospitals and private practices. As a specialized medical staffing partner, we have refined a one-of-a-kind peer-to-peer interview process that uses skilled clinicians to meet every client’s need for the right candidate and our nurses’ needs for a position that values their experience and skillsets. To learn more about our services and how we can meet your staffing needs, visit us online, give us a call at 1-800-450-1081 or contact us here.