The U.S. Department of Labor announced an $80 million funding opportunity through its Nursing Expansion Grant Program to address workforce development challenges, including training, diversification, and nursing shortages. Applications are due by Jan. 6.
To ease the burden of expensive housing on its workers and ensure access to care for its patients, Mad River Community Hospital owns three homes and leases a handful of apartments for its staff.
As hospitals face critical employee shortages, workforce data are essential to providing insight on questions regarding the supply, demand, and distribution of health professionals. Each quarter, member hospitals are invited to participate in the Hospital Association of Southern California’s (HASC) Health Care Workforce Survey, which captures data on turnover, new hires, and vacancies for all positions, […]
When workers at Mayers Memorial Healthcare District in the Shasta County town of Fall River Mills became overwhelmed by the pandemic, the hospital launched an innovative program and hired a wellness coordinator, to assess and tend to the needs of other staff. Learn more about the role of the wellness coordinator, whose goal is to help […]
To address the growing violence directed at hospital employees, Hospital Council is holding an Active Threat Prevention and Response webinar on Aug. 23 from 1 to 2 p.m. (PT). This webinar is designed specifically for health care workers, including medical and professional support staff, who may encounter potentially dangerous individuals.
One hospital’s solution to a workforce overwhelmed by two years of pandemic: a wellness coordinator who reminds staff they are valued and cared for.
Who Hospital Council Chief nursing executives Nursing school administrators and professors What On June 16, chief nursing executives from across San Francisco met with administrators and professors from nursing schools throughout the Bay Area, including University of San Francisco, City College of San Francisco, College of San Mateo, Gurnick, and others. The purpose of this […]