Tag: Healthcare employment

Healthcare employment up in July

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in July to a seasonally adjusted 16,916,700 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on August 4. That’s up 63,000 since June. Hospital employment also was up by 16,100 jobs. The overall unemployment rate fell in July to 3.5%, for…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 7, 2023
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Top 5 priorities for Gen Z healthcare workers

Editor's Note The American Hospital Association Center for Health Innovation Market Scan blog, on July 26, identified the top 5 things Gen Z (those born between 1996 and 2910) healthcare workers want from their employers. They are: Tech-driven facilities—Gen Z workers expect employers to use the latest technology to improve…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 2, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in June

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in June to a seasonally adjusted 16,844,800 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on July 7. That’s up 41,100 since May. Hospital employment also was up by 15,000 jobs. The overall unemployment rate fell in June to 3.7%, for…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 10, 2023
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Healthcare job cuts on the rise, less job openings

Editor's Note According to a July 6 report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm that examines job cuts by US-based employers, healthcare/products companies and manufacturers, including hospitals, announced 38,279 job cuts in the first half of 2023, which is up by 97%…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
July 6, 2023
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Survey: Paid time off, flexible schedule most important to young adults

Editor's Note In a new survey conducted by Georgetown University, in partnership with Bank of America, adults cite paid time off (65%) and a flexible work schedule (58%) as the top benefits they look for when choosing an employer. Almost three quarters (73%) also want benefits that can travel with…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 16, 2023
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Cambridge Health Alliance lays off five nurse educators

Editor's Note The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) held a press conference on June 5 to oppose Cambridge Health Alliance’s plans to lay off five nurse educators at two hospitals, the June 6 Becker’s Clinical Leadership & Infection Control reports. Last month, Cambridge Health Alliance notified employees of plans to lay…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 6, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in May

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in May to a seasonally adjusted 16,812,200 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on June 2. That’s up 52,400 since April. Hospital employment also was up by 19,600 jobs. The overall unemployment rate rose in May to 3.7%, for…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 5, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in April

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in April to a seasonally adjusted 16,752,600 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on May 5. That’s up 39,600 since March. Hospital employment also was up by 6,600 jobs. The overall unemployment rate for April was 3.4%, for a…

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By: Judy Mathias
May 8, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in February

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in February to a seasonally adjusted 16,688,300 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on March 10. That’s up 44,200 since January. Hospital employment also was up by 19,400 jobs. The overall unemployment rate for March was 3.6%, for a…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 10, 2023
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Healthcare employment up in January

Editor's Note Overall healthcare employment in the US was up in January to a seasonally adjusted 16,654,400 workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on February 3. That’s up 58,200 since December. Hospital employment also was up by 10,900 jobs. The overall unemployment rate for January was 3.4%, for a…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 9, 2023
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