The pressure today’s nurses are facing is at an all-time high as the national nursing shortage grows. The shortage can be attributed to an increase in patients, the high turnover of new grads, and an increase of nurse retirements.
July 31, 2019
Baby boomers make up a significant portion of the nurse workforce (around 50 percent) in the U.S., and with more new grads entering the workforce, it is causing a generational divide which can be difficult for nurse leaders to navigate.
July 17, 2019
Having well-trained nurse managers on staff is particularly important to maintaining clinical excellence, as their role directly impacts RN staff retention and satisfaction.
June 20, 2019
For more than 70 years, foreign-educated healthcare professionals have served the U.S. healthcare system. They come here legally to help overcome worker shortages and accept positions in geographic locations and clinical settings that are more difficult to fill with American-born workers.
June 06, 2019
“What are the most effective strategies you have implemented in your facilities for alleviating the nurse shortage?” said Shari Dingle Costantini, Founder and CEO of Avant Healthcare Professionals. Even though the severity of the nurse shortage varies from state to state, the chief nursing officers and nurse executives came up with the top nine solutions to alleviate nurse staffing shortages in any facility.
January 28, 2019
“Having a diverse workforce is necessary, but it’s not enough,” said John Townsley, VP of Human Resources at Avant Healthcare Professionals. “Without thoughtful, deliberate discussion and action to cultivate an inclusive environment, all the resources spent on recruiting and training a diverse workforce are wasted. As a result, the employees, recruited and hired, will leave.”
November 14, 2018
Sixteen students from the Junior Achievement (JA) Academy at Oak Ridge High school visited the Avant Healthcare Professionals corporate office on October 30, 2018.
November 13, 2018
"How do you go day to day with the pressures from your staff, parent company and your CEO without burning yourself out? How do you care for yourself?" These are the questions that were keeping Adam Kless, MSN, RN, NEA-BC up at night.
October 22, 2018
As more organizations focus on population health initiatives, healthcare workers adjust their practice to fit those needs. The role of the bedside nurse continues to shift beyond acute care.
September 18, 2018
Nurse managers can play an integral part in keeping nurses at the organization. Jennifer David, Associate VP of Client Relations at Avant Healthcare Professionals, said that over her 43-year career in nursing she noticed four factors that will keep a nurse at an organization long term.
August 22, 2018
Committing to addressing the crisis is a crucial first step. However, only addressing the patient-use side is not a holistic approach to the problem.
July 30, 2018
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