How healthy is your team when it comes to employee engagement? Are you missing warning signs that a disengagement diagnosis is on the horizon? What should your engagement treatment plan be moving forward? Take the Healthcare Employee Engagement Checkup quiz from the book “6 Shortcuts to Employee Engagement: Lead & Succeed in a Do-More-With-Less World” by Vicki Hess, RN to find out.
In healthcare human resources and nursing leaders commit to improving workforce engagement and creating positive professional practice environments through leadership synergy, the ability to navigate the complex challenges inherent in today’s healthcare environment is enhanced. Individual and organizational goals are achieved through collaborative coordination that ultimately improves the quality of care for patients, families and the communities we serve.
Why aren’t we getting advice and hearing about millennials from actual millennials? I’m not a speaker by trade, but this is the exact reason I started doing speaking engagements. I get requested for thought leadership forums, interviews, and presentations on the topic of multiple generations in the workplace because I fill this gap — I am a millennial in the workplace.
It’s not enough to simply recognize the importance of nurse engagement. Organizations that leverage the power of a truly engaged workforce are in an optimal position to realize better workforce outcomes, and deliver high-quality care.
The benefits of conducting an employee engagement survey are difficult to ignore. However, to support healthy levels of employee engagement, organizations must put effort into activities outside of the annual engagement survey. Here are five reasons why your healthcare organization’s employee engagement survey efforts are failing, and what you (yes, you!) can and should do about it.
Building a Patient-Centered Workforce™, made of highly-engaged people and teams who endeavor to provide patient-centered care, is crucial to your organization’s success. When patient satisfaction is tied to revenue, your employees’ clinical and behavioral competencies can significantly impact your bottom line.
More than ever, it’s crucial to retain highly-skilled, highly-engaged talent that can deliver quality patient care. You work hard to select, align, and develop your Patient-Centered Workforce.
As the demand for healthcare services continues to increase, so does the demand for healthcare professionals. There’s a lot of competition tapping into the same talent pool, and it’s becoming a lot more difficult to hire qualified talent.
A sense of place is actually a fairly common phrase used in geography, landscape design, and interior design. It refers to the idea of creating something special and unique where people feel that they belong, perhaps to something greater than themselves.
Your healthcare organization succeeds or fails based on the performance of your employees. It really is that simple. No organization can excel in patient satisfaction when employees are disengaged.