Managers often equate cutting costs with trimming operating expenses, which is important in many cases, but what’s more costly for many hospitals is employee turnover.
There’s an old saying that says, “If you love what you do for a living, you’ll never work a day in your life.” That applies to any field, including the medical field, where a doctor’s compensation includes how satisfied patients feel with his or her service.
There’s no question that an emergency department can be a busy, hectic environment that can place incredible stress on physicians, nurses and – of course – the patients under their care. When an ED is overcrowded and understaffed, you can kick the stress up another notch.
As a physician who is fresh out of residency, or about to complete residency, landing a job in emergency medicine and gaining healthcare experience is probably your primary goal. If you’re like most physicians, you’ve started your job search in the final year of your residency or fellowship.
There’s no one answer when it comes to determining the best way to integrate your medical staffing company into your corporate culture. Instead, it takes a multi-faceted approach that involves collaboration, communication, and a lot more.