5 crazy old myths about VMS usage (now for locum tenens!)
There have been many wild claims and scare tactics to dissuade hospitals from adopting VMS technology over the years. It’s understandable. Fear of the unknown in an established space tends to draw knee-jerk reactions. But with 10+ years of the technology delivering favorable results, VMS is no longer “unknown.” And yet - with VMS and MSP adoption for the management of locum tenen placement skyrocketing - the dust has been wiped off some old myths in an attempt to scare physician recruiters from adopting proven, more efficient labor management methods. But it’s just the same old and often crazy myths that have been proven wrong again and again. Crazy Old Myth #1: You lose your existing relationships with long-term suppliers of talent VMS doesn’t dictate relationships....
8 surefire ways to staff more efficiently
Staffing in today’s healthcare world can seem like a daunting task. Through the use of a vendor management system, folks are finding more efficient ways to find qualified staff to fill their needs. With the right set of tools and a positive mindset, a vacant position can become a filled position in a few short steps. 1.) Anticipating the need in advance - Placing orders in VMS as soon as you realize the need, usually one to two weeks in advance 2.) If you have an Immediate Need, mark the order as a “Priority” - When you need a staff in 2-3 days, this action will alert the agencies to pull their resources over to your urgent order 3.) Sign up for notifications...
VP of Talent Management & Staffing Anne Callen discusses ShiftWise
ShiftWise user Anne Callen takes us inside her job and tells us what it’s like using the vendor management software.