What is the recruitment and retention of healthcare workers and why is it important?
Health Workforce Information Center, August 16, 2013
CareerBuilder surveyed more than 1,000 health care workers to better understand the job challenges they face. The survey uncovered that lack of advancement, work overload, poor salary, too few staff, and poor organizational culture were the top challenges for these health care workers.
Career Builder, 2010
Rural communities often face challenges maintaining an adequate health workforce, making it difficult to provide needed care to patients or to meet staffing requirements for their facilities. Therefore, rural healthcare facilities need to be proactive and strategic about recruiting and retaining personnel.
Rural Health Information Hub, 2014
Discusses the programs that are in place in Idaho to improve the amount of physicians reaching rural areas.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Clinicians and staff in health care organizations experience stress and burnout due to both job conditions and unique pressures of the medical field. Stress and burnout have consequences not only for the health and wellness of employees but for patients through poor quality care.
With the upcoming retirement of the baby boomer generation, more healthcare workforce is needed. This article discusses how to get more healthcare workers and keeping them so that healthcare can be better for all.
Healthcare Design, September 7, 2011