At FocusOne Solutions, we have daily conversations with our partners about the staffing struggles they run into within their communities. For some, it is the struggle to find qualified staff. For others, it is the frustration with last minute call-offs and the resulting stress being placed on the staff that day.
As the baby boomer generation ages, the need for medical staffing in the acute and long-term care settings becomes essential. There were 78 million baby boomers born between 1946-1964, and it is estimated that by 2020 nearly 12 million people will need acute or long-term care.
A managed service provider is a service based model that provides a streamlined approach to managing your vendors and daily needs. Utilizing an MSP can truly change the way you do business.
People come and people go. Turnover is commonplace in any workforce environment and while we hope to avoid it, it will inevitably happen. Whether it’s a leave of absence, resignation, termination, or a promotion you will one day find yourself wondering, “How did we get here and who are we going to hire to fill
The New Year is fast approaching and while resolutions are quite common, preparing for them is not… or is often forgotten. As 2018 comes to a close, this is the perfect time to look back and reflect on the past year.
As FocusOne Solutions celebrates a milestone birthday in our managed service program, I am reminiscent of our humble beginnings and proud of all that our team has accomplished in such a short time. Although incorporated in 2004, operations actually began in fall 2003, with only three employees.
We’re in the final stretch of 2018, Q4. Budget meetings are happening and strategies are being fine tuned as healthcare facilities look toward what’s known and what’s unknown in the year ahead. For many hospitals, it’s time to review relationships, contracts, and make decisions.
In today’s healthcare staffing market, tuition reimbursement, huge sign-on bonuses, and relocation packages are nothing new. Recruiting and retaining experienced healthcare professionals has become a greater challenge as the market tightens, supply outweighs demand, and recruitment efforts create competition for permanent staff.
Understanding reportable events for nurses can be challenging as each state can determine what violates the Nurse Practice Act. The most common reasons why nurses have their license suspended or revoked is for taking medicine or supplies, patient abuse or neglect, or breach of privacy.
When the right traveler is placed on the right unit, a true connection is made. The manager wants the traveler to stay forever and vice versa. But after a 13-week contract and three extensions, the traveler tells the facility they cannot extend again. Why?