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Aya Healthcare Helps CHOC Children’s Find Top-Quality New RN Grads to Fill Residency Program Positions

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: CHOC Children’s (CHOC), a Magnet-designated facility located in Orange County, opens about 35 new graduate nurse positions for their residency program two times a year. They typically receive hundreds of applications for these few positions. CHOC opened their new grad residency program application process for seven… Read More

CHOC Children’s Utilizes Aya Workforce Intelligence to Develop a Flexible Workforce Plan

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: CHOC Children’s (CHOC), a Magnet-designated pediatric healthcare network, includes a state-of-the-art 334-bed main facility hospital in Orange County. The facility faced several challenges including a high census year-round — with a perfect storm of core vacancies, seasonal peaks and increased patient census. Additionally, CHOC’s float… Read More

Medical Center in New Orleans Uses Aya Clinical Services to Increase Traveler Quality and Retention

Executive Summary: A not-for-profit hospital with more than 400 beds located in New Orleans faced a number of challenges, including inaccurate candidate submissions, nurses cancelling before starting assignments and clinical cancellations due to the wrong skillset or experience. Additionally, the candidate hiring process — from submission to interview to offer… Read More

Aya Staffs Expedited EMR Conversion

When a not-for-profit medical system that serves nearly 400,000 residents in Georgia asked Aya Healthcare to help staff their electronic medical record (EMR) conversion, they estimated the project timeline to be a six-week initial rolling implementation. However, to ensure continued patient care coverage, they tightened the timeline to less… Read More

Highlands Regional Medical Center of Eastern Kentucky Eliminates Administrative Burden with Aya Clinical Services

Highlands Regional Medical Center of Eastern Kentucky worked with several healthcare staffing firms through their managed services provider. They received a steady stream of qualified candidates but couldn’t review and respond to clinician profiles quickly enough to secure top clinicians before they took jobs elsewhere. Highlands Regional Medical Center’s nurse… Read More