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Resources by Topic: Recruitment and retention of health professionals

Conducting Hospital Employee Satisfaction Surveys: Practical Step-by-Step Information for Assessing Employee Perceptions
Overview of how to conduct a hospital employee satisfaction survey. Includes a sample survey and discusses how to administer the survey and report the results.
Author(s): Linda Powell
Date: 2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Mountain States Group
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Health Care in Rural America
Report focuses on access of people in rural America to basic healthcare services. An important source of rural health information that continues to be of historical value. Covers rural populations and health programs, rural health services, and workforce. Detailed information on maternal and infant health services and rural mental health services.
Date: 09/1990
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment
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An Employer's Guide to Workforce Programs: Health Professional Shortage Areas, Loan Repayment Programs, J-1 Visa Waivers
Overview for prospective employers wishing to recruit and retain healthcare workers in rural and underserved areas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
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PubMed Search: Recruitment and Retention for Rural Health Facilities
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on rural recruitment and retention for healthcare facilities.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Recruitment and Retention for Rural Health Facilities Topic Guide
Includes information on strategies and incentives to attract providers, organizations and programs that support recruitment and retention, statistics on vacancies, options for recruiting international workers, and suggestions for compensation and benefits that might be offered to potential employees.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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EMS Toolkit
Includes resources developed for rural EMS organizations, which are often run by volunteers. Topics include recruitment and retention, funding and finances, and leadership and management.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Health Center Dental Employment Frequently Asked Questions
Provides information on health center employment for dental health professionals considering work in this setting.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Network for Oral Health Access
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On Center
This blog serves as a tool for conversation between the National Rural Health Resource Center and its customers and partners. Contributions from staff focus on performance improvement, health information technology, recruitment and retention, community health assessments, and networking.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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3RNet Rural Recruitment and Retention Location Finder
Provides a listing of available healthcare positions serving rural and underserved areas within each state. Includes a contact person who can assist health professionals and their families identify the resources necessary to meet the personal and professional requirements for the positions they seek.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
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Health Workforce Connector
A resource for finding job opportunities at National Health Service Corps and NURSE Corps sites. Includes in-depth site information, as well as information on vacancies. Searchable by keyword and location.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Health Service Corps
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