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Resources by Topic: Recruitment and retention of health professionals

Bureau of Health Workforce Clinician Dashboards
Offers data tools and information on retention and distribution of participants who have completed their training or service in Bureau of Health Workforce programs from 2012-2018. Shows retention rates for National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps alumni and includes filters for various clinician, program, location, and site characteristics. Features statistics with breakdowns by percentages of clinicians currently working in Health Professional Shortage Areas or working in rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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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, positive aspects of rural practice, 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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Wisconsin Office of Rural Health: Physician Jobs in Wisconsin
A statewide physician recruitment program, New Physicians for Wisconsin, which helps place physicians in rural Wisconsin communities. Maintains a comprehensive listing of communities in Wisconsin with positions available for physicians.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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