Workforce

About Workforce

HASC Workforce Development is a multi-pronged effort to support workforce needs across the region — especially in areas with a shortage of trained and qualified employees.

Examples include the following targeted efforts:

HASC Workforce Program

June 23 LA County Virtual Job Fair: Meet 300-plus Candidates

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services is hosting a virtual career fair on Thursday, June 23 at 1 p.m. More than 300 job seekers experienced in COVID-19 clinical and operations response will be available for interviews and employment.   HASC members seeking candidates with EMT, LVN or RN licensure are encouraged to participate. For […]

Employers: Do you have Operating Room or L&D Circulating Nurse Vacancies? Prepare Your Nursing Staff in APU’s RN Perioperative Course This Summer

HASC’s workforce initiative partner, Azusa Pacific University (APU) is offering a perioperative RN specialty course this summer. New this semester, the course prepares Labor and Delivery nurses who need training to circulate for Cesarean deliveries. The APU RN Specialty course is available for any hospital in the region. This 16-week course provides perioperative training that gives novice Operating Room and Labor […]

Foreign-Born Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers Webinar

In our recent webinar, Foreign-Born Recruitment of Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers, 40 hospitals throughout California came together to hear immigration attorney Carl Shusterman speak on this highly debated workforce topic.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over one million vacant nurse jobs across the United States. The number of […]

State of the Unions Webinar One Week Away

Few leaders have time to assess the trends and efficiency of organized labor from year to year. Meanwhile, state and national labor relations law are continuously passed and/or updated. Consequently, opportunities to understand and act on current labor facts and trends can be missed. Hospital leaders are invited to attend our annual organized labor review webinar […]

2021 CDIP A Great Success – Seeking Hospitals for 2022

HASC would like to thank our College to Career Diversity Internship Program (CDIP) host sites, preceptors and interns for helping to make our 2021 CDIP program a great success!    This past summer, in partnership with Health Career Connection (HCC),22 CDIP interns were placed at our member organizations and delivered meaningful projects in various departments including: community engagement, compliance, […]

A Report on the Shortage of Psychiatrists in California and the U.S.

Briefs Focus is a HASC feature designed to promote constructive dialogue about key issues in health care. This contribution is submitted by Merritt Hawkins, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner. This executive summary looks at supply, demand, and recruiting trends in the specialty of psychiatry.  A Lack of Emphasis The shortage of physicians in the United States – particularly primary care […]

Last Days Open for Advanced LEAD Enrollment

Ground yourself in the essentials necessary to be a standout leader. Synchronous Advanced LEAD Academy is the perfect next step for those who want exposure to more advanced skills, and for people who have basic leadership skills and want to explore their leadership potential. Ten comprehensive and engaging online training modules strengthen competencies and cultivate skills of […]

Portal Helps Hospitals Meet Staffing Needs

As hospitals and health systems continue to grapple with pandemic-related staffing shortages, HASC reminds members to take advantage of a solution called Medefis offered by AMN Healthcare, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner. Medefis provides a vendor management service and technology portal to connect health care facilities with a network of regional and national staffing agencies to supply additional nursing professionals. […]