Are you an HR professional in healthcare? You’re likely flustered by the high employee turnover problem among nurses. After all, more than 17 percent of new nurses leave their jobs after only a year. Plus, hospitals can lose over $60,000 per nurse who quits.
High turnover permeates an entire organization, creating existing employee burnout (from picking up the slack of departed employees) and frustration among your department due to the length of time it takes to fill empty positions.
So how can recruiters help solve this problem? They can help you find the right candidates who will stick around, saving your healthcare company money and strife. Check out our infographic to learn more about how healthcare recruiters can help you reduce turnover!
To recap, recruiters can help by…
- Selecting well-rounded candidates
- Ask about individuals’ lives outside of work; it will offer you insight into key personality traits.
- Vetting applicants for culture fit
- Stick to your values. This can help you assess whether a candidate will be a good culture fit with your company.
- Getting creative in interviews
- How will they handle a curveball question? Great questions help to find great candidates.
About the Author
Joe is a Senior Vice President at Hueman. What’s Most Important? To provide my two wonderful daughters with both positive and meaningful life lessons, while leading a happy and healthy lifestyle. In One Word, I Am: Passionate. What Makes Me Tick? Making a difference in the lives of my family and friends makes me jump out of bed every day. I love being active and living a healthy lifestyle. My career? 16 years experience within recruiting and within healthcare; 7+ years experience within accounting and finance (5 years with the largest worldwide public accounting firm).More Content by Joe Marino