Balancing the objective and subjective natures of the interview process can be difficult. But the more interviewing skills you’re able to harness, the better you’ll become at identifying the top-quality talent you need to provide the best possible quality care to your patients or residents.
You should strive to hire employees with clinical knowledge of mental illness, so your staff can detect and treat residents at the earliest sign of symptoms. Keeping these unique needs in mind will help you hire well-equipped employees.
Communication isn’t easy for healthcare hiring managers, recruiters, or candidates. The ugly truth is that much of today’s hiring process is a series of miscommunications and missed connections.
Senior living professionals must exude empathy and compassion. Learn how interview management helps identify better candidates to meet your organization’s needs.
Hiring for clinical skills alone is not enough to ensure your patients get quality care. Structured behavioral interviewing can help you hire for culture fit as well. Learn more.
Compassionate nursing care is linked to higher clinical quality measures and better patient care overall, making it clear that hiring compassionate caregivers is crucial for a healthcare organization’s overall success. Here are some tips to help you hire compassionate caregivers for your healthcare organization. 1. Streamline the Interview Process Streamline the interview process to identify and attract
In healthcare, extended interviewing and thorough hiring processes are both necessary and inevitable. Unfortunately, their importance doesn’t prevent them from taking a toll on those involved — perhaps even causing a few “healthcare hiring headaches” that could contribute to HR burnout. Of course, this really shouldn’t come as a surprise to those of you who work in healthcare.
The first 90 days for a new hire are crucial for employee engagement. Candidates join your organization because they’re excited about your opportunity, and a good employee engagement strategy will build on that excitement from day one.
Employee turnover is a costly reality in any industry and retaining top talent in healthcare is particularly challenging and oftentimes problematic. Employee turnover not only has a significant impact on patient satisfaction and treatment outcomes; it also comes at a high price. It is estimated that every percentage point increase in nurse turnover costs an average
The interview process is not black and white for any industry, but interviewing in healthcare is especially complex. Multiple facilities, a wide range of positions to fill, three shifts, strict HR compliance regulations, high turnover, and common interview mistakes are just some of the factors that contribute to the challenging world of hiring in healthcare.