Tag: recruitment and retention

AONL details novel, nontraditional ways to attract and retain nurses

Editor's Note Healthcare institutions that are grappling with persistent staffing shortages—exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic—are adopting unconventional strategies to attract and retain employees. Nurse leaders are piloting initiatives for both short- and long-term solutions to ensure the provision of quality patient care in the face of ongoing workforce challenges. Such…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
September 1, 2023
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State of perioperative workforce in 2023: Part 1

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Takeaways Perioperative staffing issues are likely to continue throughout 2023 because of rising case volumes and a lack of experienced staff. Travelers are expected to remain a core part of staffing. Perioperative leaders are using multiple strategies to recruit and retain staff, including float pools for health systems that have…

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By: Cynthia Saver, MS, RN
March 17, 2023
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Nursing was once the most stable profession—that was a point driven home by several sessions at the 2022 OR Manager Conference. As one can imagine, the current staffing shortage was the main topic discussed throughout the conference back in October. However, while the conversation did not shy away from affirming…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
December 15, 2022
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ASC challenge: Recruiting and retaining surgical technologists

According to the 2022 OR Manager Salary/Career Survey, many ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are facing a critical shortage of surgical technologists (STs). The percentage of leaders reporting an increase in the number of ST open positions jumped from 22% in 2020 and 28% in 2021 to 42% in 2022, and…

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By: Cynthia Saver, MS, RN
December 15, 2022
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