Mar 14 2023
Mar 14 2023
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In addition to these industry challenges, clinicians are asked to do more non-clinical tasks while experiencing less work-life balance — making it difficult to recruit and retain top talent.
The good news is the right technology can enhance your staffing strategy, recruit talent with efficient workflows, and empower teams to work at the top of their licenses. Organizations that adopt the digital tools with their staff in mind will optimize operations and foster a more positive environment for clinicians and the important work they do.
Tip #1: Communicate seamlessly to increase staff (and patient) satisfaction
Nurse burnout in home-based care is a very real problem commonly caused by the time-consuming effort of coordinating home visits, documentation, connecting with colleagues, and after-hours work to finish charting and prepare for the next day.
With real-time communication between home-based care providers and those they serve, staff efficiency and satisfaction can increase — while also reducing the likelihood of errors, adverse events or hospitalization.
Tip #2: Do more with less to retain top talent
To have an educated, compassionate care team that provides the best possible care experience, organizations must attract top talent. But with inefficient workflows, dated paper-based processes, unsecure communication, and reliance on manual methods of collaboration, staff burnout will continue and retention challenges will go unaddressed.
Here are ways the right technology can lighten the workload for staff:
Tip #3: Use efficient workflows and digital forms as recruitment tools
It’s clear that technology can improve everyday workflows for staff, but how can it help you recruit top talent? Show applicants how your optimized workflows will give them the work-life balance they’re looking for in an employer.
Here are a few ways to use your digital tools to recruit staff: