“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
Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally educated nursing and allied health professionals, is holding a fall fundraiser in partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) of Central Florida.
September 17, 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
Lack of consistency in hospital leadership paired with poor succession planning has left an unstable foundation for hospital culture to thrive as we end the “Twenty-Ten” decade.
April 19, 2018
The nurse shortage may be affecting your bottom line in more ways than one. Inadequate nurse staffing may be adversely affecting your readmission rates.
January 12, 2018
The U.S. nurse shortage is the worst it has ever been. By 2030, the U.S. will have over one million nurse job openings. The cause of the nursing shortage can be attributed to the increase of patients and the demand for more nurses. Added to this is the growth of the health care industry coupled with the high turnover of new nurses.
December 12, 2017
Nurses are few and far between in rural communities. The Journal of Nursing Regulation reported that by 2020 over 70,000 nurses will be retiring annually. This number will impact healthcare facilities in rural areas first as they already struggle with longer patient wait times, longer shift hours for their nurses and are more at risk for closure than healthcare facilities in metropolitan areas.
November 01, 2017
Retaining skilled registered nurses is a top concern of human resource professionals and healthcare executives. Organizations are leveraging internal resources to recruit and retain RNs, but some hospitals may be faced with issues that are affecting their plans to reduce turnover and increase recruitment efforts.
October 24, 2017
Avant Healthcare Professionals is supporting our healthcare facilities, nurses and the patients they care for in the Houston area and communities affected by the storm.
September 05, 2017
Healthcare executives are eagerly seeking solutions to alleviate the pressure of nurse shortages on their unit floors. Utilizing a staffing agency for contract nurses is one of the most popular solutions; however, the type of agency you choose can make all the difference between improving your unit in the long-term or providing merely a quick fix and continuing the "churn and burn" cycle.
August 04, 2017
This past week our CEO and founder, Shari Dingle Costantini, and her daughters participated in Operation Mobilizations Freedom Challenge in Estes Park 2017. Avant was a spons
July 17, 2017
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