Hospices Use Education, Career Incentives to Grow Clinical Workforce

More hospices are building up their clinical ranks through education, training and programs like tuition reimbursement.

Investing in these education and career-building programs could yield big returns when it comes to hiring and keeping personnel, according to Phillip Heath, board chair of New Jersey-based Samaritan Life Enhancing Care. Heath will become the organization’s CEO effective October 1.

“Whether a hospice establishes some kind of scholarship bond, tuition reimbursement or training program, it’s creating an opportunity for people to continue to grow and learn with you,” Heath told Hospice News. “It’s investing in people who will in turn give you their time for sustainable services. As demand grows, we know we’ll need more resources from different avenues, with the bulk needed in our operations.”

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