Recruitment. Management. Retention. These are the topics that stand out when we look through our most popular blog posts from the past year, and that’s not surprising. With a competitive hiring landscape and vaccine mandates, staffing became more challenging in 2021, especially for healthcare communities.
At OnShift we’re dedicated to bringing the senior care industry the latest workforce best practices. Here are the top strategies we learned from working with our team of experts, customers and industry partners.
The Top 5 Senior Care Employee Retention Strategies In 2021 An AHCA survey conducted this year found that 94% of nursing homes are facing staffing shortages. Increasing pay can move the needle, but the key to retaining staff goes beyond wages. This post gives you ideas, based on industry surveys and customer feedback, to keep employees engaged and happy.
Providers Creatively Encourage Staff Members To Take The COVID-19 Vaccine The majority of nursing home residents took the COVID-19 vaccine early into its availability, but a significant number of frontline works were still hesitant. Wide vaccine adoption is crucial to keeping communities healthy, so we asked our customers what they have been doing to educate employees about the vaccine and encourage an uptick in vaccination rates.
New & Notable: Recruitment & Retention Strategies For The Vaccine Mandate Era Vaccine discussions with employees became even more crucial after President Biden announced that all nursing home staff must be vaccinated to continue to receive Medicare and Medicaid funding. In this blog post, we share lessons learned from case studies where vaccine mandates were successfully deployed while retaining employees.
OnShift Employ Helps Providers Safely Recruit & Hire During COVID-19 The goal of OnShift Employ is to help healthcare organizations quickly source, recruit, screen, hire and onboard candidates with streamlined processes. Using real customer data, we show how OnShift Employ has increased applications, reduced time to hire, and reduced recruitment spend for senior care facilities.
The Top 3 Senior Care Recruitment Strategies In 2021 Even with the right tools, long-term care and senior living providers need to implement recruitment best practices and get creative to successfully attract new employees in this competitive labor market. We cover how you can adjust your messaging, targeting and process to get more applicants.