Solving Critical Healthcare Staffing Needs

Solving Critical Healthcare Staffing Needs

A large owner and operator of senior living facilities in North America needed to quickly bolster its staff of nurses, medical professionals, and other on-site workers to meet increasing demands across 17 different facility locations. Not only was it important to find candidates that met the job description and fit with the company culture, but The Client also needed to have the right medical certifications and documentation to ensure they were properly licensed and trained. 

In just one month, Acara created a customized recruitment strategy to find qualified candidates to fill a variety of healthcare positions. Learn more about Acara’s recruitment process and the positions filled by reading the case study.

 

  • The Client

    A large owner and operator of seniors’ living facilities in North America providing independent living, assisted living, long-term care, and specialized programs and services.
  • The Situation

    The Client needed to quickly bolster its staff of nurses, medical professionals, and other on-site workers to meet increasing demands across 17 different facility locations.
  • The Solution

    A customized recruitment strategy was designed by Acara based on needs outlined by The Client to deliver results within the given timeframe.

The Client

A large owner and operator of seniors’ living facilities in North America providing independent living, assisted living, long-term care, and specialized programs and services.

 

The Situation

The Client needed to quickly bolster its staff of nurses, medical professionals, and other on-site workers to meet increasing demands across 17 different facility locations. The team at Acara Solutions was given a one-month window to accomplish the goals laid out by The Client.

 

The Challenge

As a primary player in the seniors’ living industry, The Client had a unique set of objectives that needed to be met. Acara’s expert team of sourcers and recruiters was tasked with screening candidate credentials and scanning resumes to verify potential job and culture fit. Additionally, Acara was required to thoroughly review candidates’ medical certifications and documentation to ensure that each candidate possessed the proper licensing and safety training.

 

The Solution

Before beginning the search, Acara’s eight-person team dedicated to the assignment met with The Client to gain an in-depth understanding of expectations and challenges related to staffing. Following those discussions, a customized recruitment strategy was designed by Acara to meet the needs of The Client and deliver results within the given timeframe.

Our Recruitment Workflow:

  1. Sourcers find suitable candidates and screen resume and qualifications
  2. Candidates submitted to recruiting team for interview within 24 hours
  3. Post successful interview, candidate sent to director for further review
  4. Approved candidate sent to client for another interview
  5. Candidate given offer of employment
  6. Employee attends first shift within 72 hours of offer acceptance

 

Our team nimbly adapted its services to meet the needs of 
The Client and delivered the highest-quality candidates.

 

The Result

In the span of one month, over 80% of our placements for The Client were made for the following positions:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

 

The Conclusion

Leveraging over 60 years of industry experience and expertise in staffing and recruiting, Acara helped to expedite the overall recruitment timeline. Our team nimbly adapted its services to meet the needs of The Client and delivered the highest-quality candidates. Through Acara’s personalized staffing solutions and high-touch recruitment strategy, we delivered on our promise to The Client and helped to cultivate the continued growth and success of the organization.

Program Results

  • +720

    candidates phone screened, average 20 per day
  • 240

    candidates interviewed by Acara, average 6 per day
  • 127

    candidates presented to client
  • 88

    accepted offers/positions filled
  • 17

    client supported locations
  • 94%

    offer acceptance rate

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