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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

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

Defining Healthcare Staffing Challenges: Skills and the Interview

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jan 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM

There are numerous ways to evaluate each candidate when filling open positions for physicians. Experience weighs heavily during the process, as does their performance during multiple rounds of interviews. But there's another area hiring managers can use to determine whether a candidate will be a good fit in the organization: the skills they bring to the table.

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

5 Ways Workforce Optimization Drives Workforce Productivity

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 18, 2020 12:11:56 PM

Increasing productivity at a hospital is no small undertaking - especially given the current physician shortage impacting the healthcare industry. If there are too few clinicians available to treat patients, morale sinks, which negatively impacts productivity. But if the supply of clinicians exceeds demand, the resulting inefficiency can erode already-thin profit margins.

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Topics: Industry Updates, Facilities & Practices, HR, Recruiting, Labor Strategy, Staffing Technology, workforce optimization

Gain a Competitive Edge in Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Feb 20, 2020 11:32:00 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: Interview/Hiring Tips, Recruiting, workforce optimization

How Much are Vacancies Costing Your Facility/Practice?

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jan 22, 2020 12:52:00 PM

Across all types of healthcare organizations, clinician vacancies have both direct and indirect costs. For hospitals and medical practices, physician vacancies can impact a variety of areas, including revenue, patient experience, quality of care and more. In this post, we will explore all the direct and indirect costs of these vacancies in depth. 

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

VMS vs MSP: What You Should Know About These Staffing Technologies

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jan 9, 2020 12:32:19 PM

One of the most difficult tasks hospitals and other healthcare facilities face is staff management. Proper staffing is essential to ensure that the hospital operates smoothly and that all patients have a positive experience. Because staffing can be so complex and involves so many diverse challenges, many facilities struggle to find an efficient and effective way to manage contingency staff, provide continuity of care, maintain a positive patient experience and drive bottom-line growth. In this article, we discuss two types of staffing technologies that can help with these tasks: VMS and MSP. Most healthcare facilities will find that one or both of these solutions reduce problems with contingency staff management.

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Topics: Facilities & Practices, Recruiting, Staffing Technology

How to Take Control of Your Staffing Needs During Cold & Flu Season

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Oct 21, 2019 11:09:43 AM

Cold and flu season puts a strain on every organization that requires staff in order to operate. Hospital and healthcare facilities feel this strain more than most. Sick healthcare workers are not only less efficient than well ones, but can also put vulnerable patients at risk.

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

 

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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.