In 2019, we saw a huge surge of contract hiring throughout the Healthcare industry, and it is only heating up more in 2020! For many organizations, it has become a key element to building sustainable, successful teams throughout every department. If you still need a bit of convincing on why your healthcare facility needs to hire contract staff, we’ve got you covered!
1. Get people in the door quickly
In the healthcare field, when you need candidates, you need them NOW. In fact, people’s lives depend on it! Every vacancy has a significant impact on your team. It puts pressure on current team members, leaves work on the table, and takes time away from management to hire new staff (which can sometimes take months!). When you need qualified talent quickly, contract staffing is the way to go! You can hire people in less than a week, ensuring that our department hardly misses a beat.
2. Meet seasonal demand
Healthcare organizations experience a lot of seasonal fluctuation. For example, during the 2018-2019 flu season, healthcare providers saw approximately 16.5 million influenza-associated visits in the United States. Of course, your organization will need to be staffed accordingly. Contract staffing is perfect for seasonal demand. You can hire as many team members as you need to get you through the rush and term them once their contract is over.
3. Attract better talent
The flexibility of contract positions is very appealing to many healthcare employees. Temporary contracts may allow you to offer stronger compensation and flexible work hours. These benefits are extremely appealing to today’s candidates and will allow you to attract high caliber talent from around the country.
These three things are only the start of a long list of benefits to hiring contract staff. Eager to learn more about how hiring contractors can transform your team? Contact one of our experienced healthcare recruiters today!