Expanded Recruiting Reach

A Focused RPO Project For A Leading Children’s Hospital

When one of the country’s most respected children’s hospitals needed a large number of experienced pediatric ICU registered nurses for a cardiac staff expansion project, they turned to our RPO program to overcome their recruitment challenges.

Client Scenario

  • Nationally recognized Level I Trauma and Cardiac Transplant Centers
    200-bed full-service children’s hospital
    Required large number of NICU and PICU RNs for program expansion
  •  NICU required 1–2 years’ experience in a Level III NICU
  • Additionally, cardiac and open heart experience desired
  • Due to other recent expansions, they had exhausted the local and statewide supply of qualified candidates

Our Solution 

  • Designed and implemented a national recruiting program, concentrating primarily on markets known to have strong pediatric healthcare facilities and cities identified as being traditional feeder markets to the home state of the facility.
  • Appointed a designated Recruiting Manager and account support team focused solely on the recruitment of critical care nurses
  • Created and extensive communications program including public relations, advertising and online recruiting
  • Built customized, client-branded recruitment landing pages, posting templates, email templates and collateral support materials
  • Implemented weekly key stakeholder meetings to review account activity, performance metrics and upcoming needs to review

Program Results

  • Over 100,000 recruiting contacts with qualified Registered Nurses in targeted markets across the United States
  • Review and evaluation of 200+ qualified applicants to finalize candidate slate
  • RPO program continues to drive qualified candidates to the facility and has led to numerous hires, improved candidate flow and a marked increase in applications.
  • Reduced vacancy rate by 30% in the first 150 days of operation

From enterprise wide partnerships to project-based programs, the Supplemental Health Care RPO division works with hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country to implement sourcing and recruiting programs to help clients meet their hiring goals.

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