Recruiting any staff has become hard these days. Even tougher recruiting health staff. We can say at least give a chance to the employees in other sectors and help them grow on the job. But in Health sector, if a person tries to learn on job, then we might have to deal with many lawsuits and angry patients. It is morally wrong as well, that we are indeed playing with a person’s health by recruiting someone who is unqualified for the job. So how can we get the nurse recruitment right?
Finding a qualified Professionally trained nurse
In nurse recruitment 101, the first and most important step is to follow the process of selecting the right candidate among so many fresh pass outs. We need to get acquainted with the various laws and requirements for recruiting a nurse before we start the procedure. After that we need to go through the applicants and screen them accordingly with the place of their interest. Test them for their ability to understand a situation subjectively and practically as well. If a nurse doesn’t understand how to differentiate between an IV tube and an Injector, you can say that the person unqualified to even think about the profession in their dreams.
The next important step is to understand their psyche. Any patient going through his or her health issues can get cranky trying to nurse through the pain in their own way. Another patient might be extremely chirpy and some other could be flirtatious and funny, understanding that no one person can be the same and helping them to take their tablets and filling them on dropping confidence and giving them a helping hand without any presumptions and preoccupied notions towards their caste, creed or age.
It is also important that they have an attitude and aptitude to learn rather than dismiss the theories since the other person is not as experienced as them or he or she is just a sub-ordinate. Beyond being a knowledgeable nurse, they should also be ready help the colleagues and freshly trained doctors who might be under pressure and get tensed up due to the occasion. Most important is for them to be a team player working for the betterment of the patient rather than just for some money or time pass.
You can find these kind of qualified and professional trained nurses through many recruiting agencies but selecting the best one is the key point for you to successfully place a worthy professional in your organization.
Challenges that can come our way
The most important factor in recruiting any professional is trust. Building trust on the agency that is recommending a person to employee and trusting the employee to perform the best is always a challenge. We can overcome these challenges by informing ourselves with the irregularities that few agencies practice and have a one on one chat with the representatives to understand how do they look to recommend a profile and understand their process. Some might follow unconventional methods and some might follow conventionalities. It is important that you are acquainted with the basics to understand them and operate with common sense. Well, following these tips you can recruit a qualified nurse quite easily!