Human Resources

About Human Resources

HASC is on the front lines of statewide health care human resources issues. We provide the tools you need to support a strategic approach to developing, managing and compensating a workforce that contributes to the success of your organization.

Thank You to Vets; $25 Minimum Wage Election Updates

Today, we honor the selfless service and sacrifice of our veterans and active-duty military. Millions of men and women have courageously answered the call to serve our nation by protecting our country and preserving our freedoms — such as the ability to express our ideals in the democratic process. We are humbled by your service […]

DOL Nursing Expansion Grants: Apply by Jan. 6

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced an $80 million funding opportunity through its Nursing Expansion Grant Program. The grants are intended to address nursing shortages and workforce development challenges through expanding the pipeline of professionals, advancing equity and creating pathways for workers to fill jobs. Applications are due Jan. 6. Administered by the […]

Reminder! Don’t Miss Out: IRAP Grants Can Help Fill Challenging Positions

HASC is pleased to recommend a first-of-its-kind offering to members struggling with recruitment and retention for positions in health care culinary services, sterile processing, MRI technician, facilities management and supply chain. We urge you take advantage of this free time-limited grant opportunity — while funds are available — through the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) offered […]

Merritt Hawkins Releases 2022 Physician Recruiting Incentives Review

For the last 29 years, Merritt Hawkins, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, has published its Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives. Each report is based on real-world recruiting data derived from April 1 through March 31 of the following year. View or download 2022 Review highlights at left. HASC members can request the […]

Aug. 12 Deadline for Q2 2022 Health Care Workforce Survey

As hospitals face critical workforce shortages, data are essential to provide insight into supply, demand and distribution of health professionals. Each quarter, HASC member hospitals are invited to participate in the Health Care Workforce Survey, which captures data related to turnover, new hires and vacancies for all positions, including select nursing and allied health positions. […]

Thank You for Attending the July 27 IRAP Information Session

Sept. Update: $10K Available for First 20 IRAP Adopters Dallas College and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) have announced that the first 20 adopters of an Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) will be eligible for up to $10,000 per location (grant funding permitting). HASC strongly encourages members struggling with recruitment and retention […]

Internal Pay Equity Audit

Description In 2016, California became a trendsetter in adopting the nation’s most robust state equal pay law, directed at ensuring pay equity across gender and race. These legal and cultural changes are generating new laws such as the salary history ban and prompting increased litigation, exposing employers to new legal risks — e.g., in hiring […]

In the Spotlight: Teri Hollingsworth

This interview with Teri Hollingsworth, HASC’s Vice President of Human Resources and Education Services, took place on KVTA Radio’s Workforce Wednesdays segment. Teri, along with Cynthia Avila of the Workforce Development Board of Ventura County, HASC’s partner, discussed the free Virtual Health Care Career Fair taking place Wednesday, June 29. Hear how the job fair […]

Internal Investigations

Session Description Internal Investigations and the Power Dynamics in the Health Care Setting delves into the complex employment relationships within the health care industry. The program will examine the ongoing and recent stressors that have heightened workplace tension, including those stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, racial justice movement and existing power dynamics at play. The […]

Program Offers Patient Care Assistant Training and Employment

Entry-level LA County job seekers aiming to work in health care have an excellent opportunity through the Pacific Gateway Workforce Innovation Network’s Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Training Program. Since it began in 2009, this program has created hundreds of full-time PCA positions, helping program partner MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center fill its workforce needs. Selected […]