Aya Healthcare Helps Major Magnet Hospital Avoid Crisis Rates
A major academic and National Magnet® Hospital in California struggled to fill positions in their state-of-the-art, integrated ICU float pool.
These ICU float positions were difficult to fill because the candidates need very specific specialty unit experience and must be willing to move between day and night rotations without guaranteed shifts.
Another large staffing agency supplied travel nurses to the facility at rapid response rates claiming there was high market demand and low supply. That’s when the hospital called Aya looking for a more cost-effective solution.
Aya staffed 33 of their difficult-to-fill roles quickly with qualified clinicians, without resorting to rapid response rates. Aya’s arsenal of recruiters identified candidates across the country with the unique skillset required for the academic facility. Candidates who had worked in similar hospitals were targeted to ensure a seamless transition into the complex clinical environment.
Given the ICU float pool staffing success, the facility also enlisted Aya to fill difficult OR, L&D, pediatric and ER clinical roles. The health care organization is now staffed quickly across the board at regular travel nurse rates. And with the addition of Aya Connect software, their travel clinician documentation is organized and easy-to-access if needed.
This National Magnet Hospital now saves significant time and money and fills difficult positions within normal rates thanks to Aya’s robust travel nurse staffing services.