In healthcare facilities, employee and patient safety relies heavily on the department of environmental services. Hiring well for these jobs begins by accurately representing the job and its associated duties during the hiring process, while emphasizing the integral role these employees play in creating a safe healthcare workplace for all. Learn more.

More workers are injured in the healthcare and social industry sector than any other. Contagious diseases, spilled blood, and frantic patients can all impact employee safety – not to mention slips, trips, and falls. Understanding the safety issues will allow you to leverage the talent management lifecycle to help maximize healthcare employee safety.

At AHA Health Forum, we evaluate programs and services that help our hospital members improve operations and achieve excellence. And talent management is essential to those operations. We have found in our assessment that hospitals’ needs very closely match the approach we see and value in HealthcareSource.

Performance management standards are evolving. As digital technologies and new research come into play, organizations are rethinking their approach to core human resources functions.

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.

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.

Providing quality healthcare to patients depends on engaged employees. Communicating to employees how much their work is valued is an important but often overlooked way to maintain high levels of workforce satisfaction. Interacting with patients is very rewarding; however, the intense nature of the work can be very stressful. In addition, as insurance reimbursement assumes

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In healthcare, employees who feel engaged with their work are more likely to provide quality care. Many healthcare organizations are finding that positive coaching is an effective way to increase employee engagement and increase quality care. Rather than relying on one annual performance review, more and more organizations are moving to a model where managers

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For at least a decade, organizations have wanted to integrate performance and learning management processes. In a survey conducted by Bersin by Deloitte®, 69.3% of respondents said that integrating learning management and performance management systems was “very valuable” or “highly valuable.” Over time, technology has caught up with this vision and the benefits of integration

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Most HR professionals agree that it’s important for employees to have well-articulated goals to guide their work. However, goals alone are not enough. Healthcare organizations have discovered that providing employees with mentoring and coaching, in conjunction with goals, leads to greater employee accountability and better on-the-job performance. Performance management is only effective if it’s a

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