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 your organization’s success.


Embracing Innovation Through a Complete Health Care Talent Ecosystem

Program Overview This webinar will explore how flexible staffing models can attract underutilized segments of the workforce and reduce burnout among hospital staff. It also will explore the value of “internal agency” programs to attract and retain clinicians. Sponsored by HASC. Objectives Who Should Attend Faculty Rob Crowe is the founder and CEO of Matchwell, […]

2023 Recruiting Incentives Review Now Available

For the last 30 years, AMN Healthcare’s Physician Solution division (formerly known as Merritt Hawkins) has released its annual Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives.    The Review continues to be the industry’s most complete source of data on physician and advanced practitioner (AP) compensation. It includes information about starting salaries, signing bonuses, production […]

Stay Up on Staffing Agency Rates with New Resource

As hospitals face financial pressures and staffing shortages, monitoring and controlling labor costs is more important than ever. During the COVID-19 pandemic’s height, many hospitals experienced significant increases in agency costs to fill critical vacancies. While billing costs have since stabilized, it is important that hospitals stay informed of prevailing rates charged by local registries. […]

HASC, Stakeholders Join Summit on Health Care Workforce Gap

Recently, under the leadership of West Los Angeles College, HASC staff joined 50-plus stakeholders from community colleges, community partners and employers to address the supply and demand gap for allied health workers in Los Angeles County. The group convened at the college and listened to employers discuss their workforce needs, concerns and suggestions for curriculum development, and forecasts of future […]

Enroll Now in the 2023 Allied for Health Survey Program

Overview Attracting and retaining talented employees has become especially challenging in recent years. The annual Allied for Health (AFH) Survey Program is an important tool that supports hospitals in making informed and strategic pay decisions. To help ensure the survey results are as complete as possible, California Hospital Association (CHA) members are asked to enroll […]

State of the Unions: Organized Labor Review Live Webinar

Join HASC on Thursday, March 30, for a presentation on labor union trends in the United States and California health care industries. Designed for health care executives such as chief human resource officers and labor relations professionals, this course will help you understand how recent National Labor Relations Board case law changes may impact employers, […]

LEAD Academy Launches Thursday, March 9, 2023

HASC’s LEAD Academy training program is the association’s longest running and most popular education offering. The second virtual cohort of 2023 began Tuesday, Aug. 1, and runs through Tuesday, Dec. 19. The online synchronous sessions take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Cost is $162 per module. Learn more and register on the […]

HASC Staff Quoted on Workforce Development

A recent article in the Sacramento News & Review focusing on health care job creation included comments from HASC’s Teri Hollingsworth, VP of human resources and education services, and Lisa Mitchell, program director for workforce development. Hollingsworth shared about the start of the SlingShot Initiative several years ago, a collaboration with the Southeast LA County […]

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 […]