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In their weekly newsletter, the “Periop Insider” has a great article titled “5 Traits of a Perioperative Leader“.
The five traits covered are 1. Honesty, 2. Forward looking, 3. Competency, 4. Inspirational and 5. Intelligence. The narrative gives credit to Vangie Dennis, RN and Administrative Director of Spivey Station Surgery Center in Jonesboro, Georgia and Consultant Brenda Ulmer, RN of Snellville, GA and a Past President of AORN. Both gave fabulous thoughts regarding insight for all Nurse Leaders.
I encourage all nurses both in leadership and in staff roles (because staff nurses all do spend time being leaders) to read the article with an open mind toward improvement of self and sharing with others.
Regards,Stephen Collins, Manager AllMyNurseJobs.com a domain of Nurse Your Future, LLC Safety Harbor, FL 34695 Stephen@AllMyNurseJobs.com Visit our website: www.AllMyNurseJobs.com Phone: 954-283-8980 “Keeping the focus on your future………” Join us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AllMyNurseJobs
|Check this out, thanks to the Periop InsiderSeven steps to attract and retain perioperative staff|
|Every hospital knows it’s going to have perioperative nursing turnover. What it does to proactively address that turnover could be the difference between having and not having the right nurses it needs. Here are seven steps that can help your organization evaluate and support new hire and retention processes. Read more|
A survey finds 65% of healthcare employers find recruiting nurse to be difficult in some way ( see the survey at CareerBuilderResults).
24% of healthcare employers indicated they needed to hire experienced nurses, not new graduates. Thoughts? Posting job descriptions instead of writing a “job posting” will turn off “experienced nurses’ while the “new graduates” have the extra time and may apply for any job that is listed for a ‘Nurse”. Better writing should limit the new graduates applying for the experienced nurse positions. You’ll also want to look at the job boards you are posting on. Some have an objective of getting any traffic and getting anybody to apply just to raise their numbers – substituting quantity for quality and that wastes your resources.
22% of healthcare employers are challenged getting nurses trained in a specialized area. Thoughts? See above. Also the “outsourcing” has created many small firms that want to attract trained nurses but they are not able to afford the preceptor training and education larger facilities have. This makes skilled nurses more scarce then in past years. Developing and retaining skilled staff will continue to be a challenge.
19% of healthcare employers believe their organization is not able to offer competitive pay. Thoughts? Somehow an organization needs to be competitive including in the “pay” category. Everyday I see the results of not being competitive. This morning it was three hospitals being purchased by a larger hospital system.
11% of healthcare employers indicate a lack of graduates with nursing degrees. Thoughts? This 11% needs to talk to the 24% that stated they “need to hire experienced nurses, not new graduates” as they must be getting the applications the 11% needs.
In summary, surveys are fine but we need to learn from them. I run many targeted job boards and am willing to help anyone write a job posting. All my postings require only one small payment to run the posting for as long as it takes for you to find the candidate that is right for you.
Nurse Positions therefore are becoming more and more specialized making it difficult for healthcare employers to clearly target a specific nurse skill required.
Here are some sites to try for targeted job postings: