The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently posted it’s 2021 outlook of challenges the industry will face next year.
Workforce shortages is at the top of the list. Here are 2 of the challenges defined in the attached Whitepaper:
Ramping back up for the “new normal” requires creative strategizing.
It’s clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has irrevocably changed health care in myriad ways as hospitals
downshift from crisis mode, pivot back to providing non-emergency surgeries and services, and raise
staffing levels after being forced to furlough or lay off scores of employees. Patient, provider and
employee protection is paramount. Remote working and telehealth options have become essential — and
expected — alternatives to work and patient care.
Solid staffing plans take on new urgency.
Immediate and long-term planning is crucial to prevent clinical and non-clinical staffing shortages from
compromising surge capacity. The COVID outbreak dramatically demonstrated that patient surges, long
hours, skyrocketing stress and staff infection/exposure rates take a high toll and can quickly elevate
staffing shortages to crisis levels.
First Class Workforce Solutions has partnered with it’s healthcare Clients to provide a wide range of solutions this year! From Food & Nutrition to Patient Dining, Housekeeping to Environmental Services, First Class Workforce recruits and places talented employees into these immediately needed, high demand positions. Reach out to your local offices to find out which jobs are the best fit for you!