Health care has been experiencing a shortage of qualified professionals and administrators for the past few years. It is caused by a combination of low numbers of graduating nurses and rising needs of an aging population. Many hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities, as well as home health care agencies, have had to utilize temporary professionals to fill essential positions.
Health care recruiting agencies are s rambling to present ideal candidates for vacant positions, but can sometimes only provide interim professionals. While that means higher operating costs for facilities, it also presents a unique opportunity. Interim professionals are needed to keep facilities in compliance with licensing regulations, and ensure a proper standard of care. Having different people in key positions every six to twelve months can actually improve operations.
How is Inconsistency an Opportunity?
Yes, a permanent solution to vacancies is preferable for consistency. Experienced professionals are …