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Staffing agencies don’t always have the best reputation in the nurse community. Unfortunately, some staffing agencies are more concerned about numbers and their bottom line than finding a perfect fit for candidates. At Nurse Earth, we are Nurses hiring Nurses. That is just one of the things that can separate a nurse-centered staffing and recruiting agency from one looking to take advantage of you. How can a nurse staffing agency help to...
Nurse turnover has been an issue for decades, but the nursing shortage is making the task of retaining top nurses even more essential. Currently, the  average RN turnover rate  sits at just over 17% annually. The average hospital  loses approximately $300,000 a year  for every percentage point increase in nurse turnover. The best organizations are using diverse recruitment and retention strategies, including partnering...
Imagine a nurse who seems to have it all—he can insert IVs in the blink of an eye, effectively triage patients and make the check-in process go twice as fast. However, he can’t accurately and effectively communicate patient details to another nurse clocking in. What about another nurse who can immediately identify the signs of a stroke, but who lacks the confidence to quickly speak up in front of her colleagues? Those missing...
Hospitals, nursing homes and healthcare organizations have been coping with the nursing shortage for years, and there is currently no end in sight. Due to the increased need for healthcare, an increase in Americans experiencing chronic health conditions and increased lifespans, the nursing shortage is expected to increase over time. What will healthcare look like five years in the future? The Shortage Will Not Affect All Areas in the Same...
In an industry that requires human capital to thrive, the ability to identify, develop and retain top talent is critical. By prioritizing diversity in your healthcare candidate pools, your healthcare organization can experience increased employee engagement, highly-skilled and diverse teams and higher retention rates. Meeting the demands of a unique client base requires a skilled, diverse workforce. Why should you prioritize diversity in your...