May 22, 2018
There’s been plenty of attention paid to the growing physician shortage, but many practices are also struggling to find and keep nonclinical workers.
In fact, more than 60% of medical practice leaders said their organizations have experienced a shortage of qualified applicants for nonclinical positions in the past year, according to a recent poll by the Medical Group Management Association.
Some of the reasons for the problem included the supply versus demand for talent, a growing lack of technical education in the field, challenges hiring in rural areas and difficulty recruiting millennials. Respondents also said cited the fact that larger organizations can offer better pay and that low unemployment rates have cut the pool of candidates.
Read more for 8 ways to recruit and retain nonclinical workers from FierceHealthcare.