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Retention Plan for Clinicians in Your Healthcare Organization

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 26, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Clinicians are necessary for successful healthcare delivery. The roles they play in quality patient care, disease management, patient satisfaction, and overall population health are central to hospitals, clinical operations, and society as a whole. However, when a healthcare system experiences a high turnover rate in its clinician pool, the related costs are astronomical. For example, investing in a new hire can demand upwards of one million dollars just for the first year. 

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Topics: Industry Updates, Facilities & Practices, Labor Strategy, workforce optimization

Celebrate National Hospital Week With VISTA!

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The American Hospital Association (AHA) states that National Hospital Week allows communities to shine a light on US hospitals, the backing of US health care systems, and the selfless dedication of US healthcare workers. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is incumbent upon members of American society to take the time to declare their appreciation for the inventive ways that such healthcare institutions and workers provided support to their communities. In many instances, hospital workers were the only comfort to the severely ill and isolated from loved ones.

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Topics: VISTA, Facilities & Practices, workforce optimization

The Benefits of Hiring a Locum Tenens Clinician

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Apr 28, 2021 9:00:00 AM

As pressure to control costs mounts, a growing number of healthcare recruiters are discovering the value that locum tenens clinicians can bring to their organizations. Highly trained locum tenens clinicians deliver necessary post-surgical follow-up care that enables surgeons to continue to operate on patients. They also fill in on an as-needed basis when physicians are on leave, preventing gaps in care and revenue loss. 

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Topics: Facilities & Practices, Labor Strategy, workforce optimization

Becker’s Webinar: Overcoming Staffing Challenges in Healthcare Systems

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Apr 14, 2021 9:00:00 AM

A comprehensive Workforce Optimization Review is one of the most potent cost-savings tools in a healthcare system's arsenal. When introduced as part of a proactive approach to recruiting, a workforce optimization review can help healthcare organizations overcome clinician burnout and financial roadblocks. But how can you use a review to optimize your staffing? And how can a review help you deploy short-term and long-term staffing strategies?

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Topics: Facilities & Practices, workforce optimization

Physician Burnout: Why an Internal Mental Healthcare Program Matters

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Mar 31, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The nature of the work physicians do — helping people overcome illnesses, managing chronic conditions, and even saving lives — is perhaps the most significant source of job satisfaction among providers. But the role they play is a double-edged sword. Physicians must live with the psychological consequences of not being able to help people heal. A physician may witness one or more patients die during their shift, yet must return to work ready to provide the same high-quality care whether they are emotionally or mentally prepared to do so.

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Topics: Industry Updates, VISTA, Facilities & Practices, HR, workforce optimization

6 Things to Define Before Hiring Your Next Clinician

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Mar 10, 2021 9:15:00 AM

When clinician turnover happens in your healthcare organization, it is very tempting to fill the position as quickly as possible. A vacancy can add strain to an already overtaxed pool and result in a lapse in inpatient care.

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Topics: Industry Updates, Facilities & Practices, Recruiting, Staffing Technology, workforce optimization, Government

Are You Attracting and Retaining Top Healthcare Providers?

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Mar 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Consider the fact that, according to Forbes, high performers are as much as 800% more productive than their colleagues. And they cost the same as any other employee.

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Topics: Industry Updates, Facilities & Practices, HR, Recruiting, workforce optimization

Rapid Response Recruitment: Continuity of Care When It’s Needed Most

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Feb 17, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic placed an unprecedented amount of stress on systems across all sectors, but no industry was tested more than healthcare. Once the U.S. government declared a national emergency, all non-essential procedures were halted. Although the number of critical care patients increased, the number of patients undergoing elective procedures decreased causing hospitals and provider groups to experience financial hardship. Meanwhile, the circumstances called for some adaptation on the part of staff members. Facilities called in clinicians across all disciplines to help care for COVID-19 patients.

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Topics: Facilities & Practices, HR, Labor Strategy, workforce optimization

Analyzing Healthcare Staffing Challenges and How to Fix Them

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Feb 10, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The healthcare industry is rapidly changing, and healthcare systems need innovative solutions to meet increasing demands. With the uncertainty of the pandemic and the various staffing challenges that have arisen, it has become increasingly important to partner with a healthcare staffing firm. Your patients need your undivided attention, which can be challenging to do when you're continually looking for top clinicians.

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Topics: Industry Updates, VISTA, Facilities & Practices, Recruiting

Defining Healthcare Staffing Challenges: Finding the Right Candidate

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jan 20, 2021 9:00:00 AM

When a healthcare organization is staffing its facility, it's of the utmost importance to identify skilled, proficient, and ethical candidates. Talented healthcare providers lead to better patient outcomes, and providers with integrity tend to act ethically and honorably, even if they make a mistake.

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Topics: Facilities & Practices, HR, Recruiting, Labor Strategy

 

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About VISTA Staffing Solutions

At VISTA we’re dedicated to being our clients’ strategic workforce optimization partner. With our deep industry expertise and exclusive locums MSP technology, we help health systems, hospitals, practices, and government entities build and sustain effective workforce models that ensure patient access to care and organizational stability. Covering more than 60 specialties, we staff physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to help our clients preserve revenue and maintain profitability.