I have been recruiting in healthcare for over twelve years, and I understand that landing the perfect job within the industry can be overwhelming and tedious at times.
Whether you’re a recent graduate eager to kick-start your career or a seasoned healthcare professional looking to make a change, tapping into the services of Temp Healthcare recruiters can enhance your search for the next best opportunity in a significant way.
In this article, we’ll explore six compelling reasons why leveraging Temporary Healthcare recruiters may be a beneficial move for you.
#1 RAPID PLACEMENT
One of the primary advantages of working with Temp Healthcare recruiters is the expedited placement process. Our team at Atlas Search has established relationships with a vast network of healthcare facilities, and we have successfully placed short-term candidates in a number of settings, including hospitals, clinics, and nonprofit organizations.
Although it may seem like there is a shortage of healthcare workers, it is very competitive right now. Trust me when I say – the chances of getting your resume directly in front of a hiring manager is much greater with a recruiter. You will rarely hear back from a hospital or healthcare facility as promptly as an agency. There are just too many moving parts.
Furthermore, in a fast-paced industry where vacancies need immediate attention, there is a sense of urgency with our clients. We can quickly connect you with these pressing opportunities, reducing the time it takes for you to secure work.
#2 VARIETY & FLEXIBILITY
Short-term or per diem healthcare assignments can be an excellent way to gain diverse experience. Our Temp Healthcare recruiters have access to a wide range of temporary positions, allowing for you to explore different specialties, work environments, and geographical locations.
This flexibility can be particularly beneficial for individuals seeking to broaden their skill set or test the waters in various healthcare settings. This can also help you discover the areas of healthcare that resonate most with your interests and strengths.
And again – given the sense of urgency to fill these positions, clients that work with Temp Healthcare recruiters can be more flexible with staffing. This gives you the opportunity to stretch on your experience a bit, allowing for you to prove your abilities rather than being limited to what is previously on your resume. Those who are interested in jumping into a new specialty can do so seamlessly by building experience with temp work.
#3 TAILORED CAREER GUIDANCE
Our Temp Healthcare recruiters are experts in the field. We provide valuable insights and guidance tailored to your career goals. We offer advice on industry trends, in-demand skills, and the specific requirements for different healthcare roles. We believe it is important to meet with our clients face-to-face and share this knowledge with our candidates.
This personalized approach allows for you to make the best-informed decision about your career path, and will enhance your overall job search strategy. And the best part about it: a temporary, part-time or per diem opportunity means you can comfortably explore it all without the long-term commitment, all the while still gaining experience and getting paid.
Navigating the complexities of healthcare credentialing can be an intimidating task for job seekers. Our Temp Healthcare team specializes in guiding candidates through the credentialing process, ensuring that all necessary qualifications and certifications are in order as they start a new job.
This invaluable support streamlines the process of onboarding and allows for you to focus on your new role without the stress of administrative hurdles. Let us take care of the credentialing for you!
#5 MANAGING EXPECTATIONS OF THE HIRING TIMELINE
Regardless of whether you’re looking for a short-term assignment or a longer-term commitment, having a clear understanding of when you can expect to start a new role allows for you to plan your transition more effectively. Having a Temp Healthcare recruiter handle the back-and-forth with a hiring manager can be pivotal in ensuring you land work in a manner that is timely for you. Our team is adept at managing the expectations of the interview process, allowing for more transparency and keeping you better-informed.
This helps maintain trust and fosters a positive relationship between all parties involved, which is critical when the opportunity holds significance for your future career.
#6 KEEPING YOUR EXPERIENCE RELEVANT
We get it. If you’re unemployed, the thought of taking temporary work seems like you’re just delaying what you inevitably want: a permanent job. That’s understandable.
However, while you seek permanent employment, temp and short-term work is the perfect way to keep your resume as fresh and up-to-date as possible. I’ve learned that this is essential.
Hiring managers are more likely to work with someone who has more relevant experience than those who have been out of work for some time. Don’t let that gap on your resume grow bigger in your efforts to seek permanent employment. Why not take temp positions simultaneously?
Temp Healthcare recruiters can also connect you with assignments that align with the latest industry trends and technologies. This exposure ensures that your resume remains appealing to potential employers, enhancing your marketability in the competitive job landscape.
At the very least, you can get a great reference out of it!
Daniela Lotito is an Executive Director at Atlas Search. She has worked in the Temporary Healthcare division since 2019, servicing Healthcare professionals at all levels, both clinical and non-clinical. In addition to staffing, Daniela spends her time volunteering and engaging in community initiatives with many of our clients.