How to Navigate Today’s Nursing Shortage: A Q&A With Scott Sell of Mercy By: Deanna Hartley on May 27, 2016.
It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that one of the most in-demand jobs today is for nursing positions. But a recent CareerBuilder survey showed that 46 percent of health care employers said the role they struggled to fill above all others was that of qualified registered nurses.
We wanted a practitioner’s perspective on creative recruitment strategies to help fill these open nursing positions. So we recently sat down with Scott Sell, vice president of talent selection and executive recruitment at Mercy, to find out how they are dealing with the challenge.
CB: Are you noticing a nursing shortage?
SS: There’s definitely a nursing shortage. You’ve got a market that’s high demand and limited supply. Nurses today can pick and choose where they want…