Hospitals seek to fill hundreds of positions, make on-the-spot job offers

Kelly Gooch – Friday, August 20th, 2021

Amid intensified staffing strain fueled by the latest COVID-19 wave, hospitals and health systems are holding hiring events and making on-the-spot job offers.

Robbinsdale, Minn.-based North Memorial Health, which has more than 400 jobs to fill, held a job fair Aug. 19, according to CBS Minnesota.

Open positions include registered nurses, nursing assistants, imaging techs, pharmacy techs, security and housekeeping. Some positions are eligible for a sign-on bonus, starting at $1000, according to the health system.

“We know over the last year with the pandemic it’s been a struggle. We have a high level of open positions right now,” North Memorial Talent Acquisition Manager Allison Gibbons told CBS Minnesota.


Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as President and CEO of Surgio Health. Chris has close to 20 years of healthcare management experience, with an infinity to improve healthcare delivery through the development and implementation of innovative solutions that result in improved efficiencies, reduction of unnecessary financial & clinical variation, and help achieve better patient outcomes. Previously, Chris was assistant vice president and business unit leader for HPG/HCA. He has presented at numerous healthcare forums on topics that include disruptive innovation, physician engagement, shifting reimbursement models, cost per clinical episode and the future of supply chain delivery.

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