Engagement & Retention for Hospitals & Providers
With today’s competition for healthcare talent, you need to be doing everything you can to hold onto the people you hire. In 2017, healthcare’s employee turnover rate was 20.6%, up from 15.6% seven years earlier. Chance are, recruitment at your organization feels like a revolving door. Additionally, employee engagement impacts patient care. It has been proven that nurse engagement has a direct impact on hospitals’ mortality rates.
You need to make employee engagement a priority if you want to do a better job retaining your staff. Your organization’s employees are likely looking for growth and development opportunities, as well as a healthy work environment where they feel heard. And your managers have a role to play here as well. Poor leadership often leads to poor engagement and higher turnover. You need to use the right tools and put the right processes in place to increase engagement and retention rates.
Your Engagement & Retention Treatment Plan
The remedy for your engagement and retention challenge relies on one or more of these key focus areas.