5 Tools to Hire the Highest Qualified Candidate

The overarching goal of all health care systems is to achieve the highest level of patient care, and a very important contributing factor to that is successfully hiring the most highly qualified candidates. Manually sorting through resumes and job applications can be a daunting task. A VMS provides several tools to automate this process, providing clear direction on who the best candidate is for a job. Easy Access to Credentials: With one click, hiring managers can quickly access a complete profile on a candidate. This electronic file contains a resume, applicable licenses, credentials, and other details to paint a clear picture of the candidate’s skill set. Evaluations from Supervisors: Referrals and recommendations are often the best way to find a stellar candidate. ShiftWise...

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Modernize The Management Of Contingent Labor

We are well into 2016 and the healthcare industry is experiencing more and more need for staff at a rapid rate. In order to keep pace, embracing modern technology is key! 1. For the love of trees, save them! Being eco-friendly is an important part of any modern business, but what we're really saying is stop relying on paper! Filing cabinets full of information are both wasteful and inefficient. Ever try to pass an audit after trying to locate documents through stacks of paper? It's hard work! And do you really want to receive credentials and requirements for staff via fax? Say no to paper. Say yes to cloud storage systems and other efficient means of managing documents. You'll...


Statistics Any Successful Contingent Staffing Program Should Know

There are several layers that make up a successful contingent staffing program at a Healthcare Organization; some more quantifiable than others. Understanding staffing needs, choosing correctly between a VMS and MSP, and engagement are all-important pieces to a larger puzzle. However, there are some more measurable ways to monitor the success of a program. We surveyed a number of our team members to take a look at what metrics their most successful programs looked at on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis in order to better understand what makes a successful program tick. Here is what we’ve found. 1. Know Your Usage This may seem obvious at first glance; that a successful contingent-staffing...

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