2016 Staffing Guide for Houston Medical Facilities

Posted

When developing a staffing plan for your practice, make sure you have the optimum number of team members for each physician in the practice. You do not want too few, or too many staff members. To find out what the optimum number is for your practice, you need to do some measuring and evaluating. Measurement… Read more »

Top Tips for Recruiting LVNs in 2016

Posted

Finding qualified staff is always a tough job, and finding good licensed vocational nurses is no exception. Fortunately, there are a number of different ways you can look for LVNs. Here are a few tips on finding good nurses for your practice. Use a healthcare recruiter. This is a good way to fill just about… Read more »

A Bad Hiring Decision Can Happen. Here’s How to Recover From It

Posted

It happens to even the best managers – they make a bad hire, a person who looked to be a great fit for the job just cannot perform up to expectations. If you find yourself in this position, how should you respond? Here are some tips. Admit your error and move quickly. The bad hire… Read more »

Cultural Fit: How Important Is It When Hiring Healthcare Staff?

Posted

Is cultural fit all that important to a healthcare organization? The answer is an unequivocal yes. It’s very important, and should be given the attention it deserves. Cultural fit describes how well an employee fits in with the culture of a particular organization. In general, if the fit is good, it’s likely that the employee… Read more »

5 Traits to Look for When Hiring Nursing Staff

Posted

What makes a good nurse? There are a number of skills that a nurse should have in order to do his or her job well. They are all important. The five listed below, however, are absolutely essential for anyone interested in nursing. These are the skills that all nurses should have. Communication skills Nurses need… Read more »

Are You Struggling to Fill Your Allied Positions?

Posted

If your practice is having difficulty finding good people or your hires are not working out, you need to take a look at your hiring process to determine if you are conducting it efficiently and effectively. For example, how long does it take for your practice to hire a new person from the time you… Read more »

Do You Know What Your True Hiring Needs Are?

Posted

When practices make a new hire, they obviously do it because they perceive a need. But to have a more clear understanding of what your hiring needs are, you need to do some legwork before posting that job description. How do you determine if there is a need for a new employee? Sometimes it’s easy… Read more »

How to Get the Most out of Your Partnership with a Healthcare Recruiter

Posted

The results you get from your healthcare recruiter are only as good as what you put into the relationship. Develop a true partnership and work together to get the quality candidates and ease of doing business you expect. Align Your Expectations Discuss with your recruiter exactly what you need.  Do you want to see a… Read more »

4 Tips to Help You Find Top Allied Healthcare Professionals in Houston

Posted

Like many medical practices, you constantly are on the lookout for competent, reliable healthcare staff. Chronic shortages in the healthcare industry confront practices no matter where they are. So, what can you do to find healthcare staff here in Houston? Read below for four tips. Use medical staffing services. This is one of the best… Read more »

How Much Does a Poor Hiring Decision Cost Your Facility?

Posted

It’s something all hiring managers dread – making a bad hire. Like a stone tossed into a lake, the effects of a bad hire can ripple outward with far-reaching influence. A bad hire will not only cost a practice money, but also productivity and time, as well as affecting employee morale. According to the U.S…. Read more »