5 Benefits of Recruiting International Healthcare Professionals
<h2>Are you thinking of recruiting international healthcare professionals?</h2> <p>Some employers and recruiters can be reluctant to hire internationally. Limiting your talent reach limits your opportunities and growth as an organization. <strong>Here we discuss 5 benefits of recruiting international healthcare professionals.</strong></p> <h2>1. Access to a Bigger Talent Pool</h2> <p>Many countries are struggling with healthcare staffing shortages. Access to global pools of talent gives employers the chance to find the perfect professional for a role. Lifting recruitment restrictions lets you find talent external to local talent pools. What’s more, <a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.trueprofile.io/partner/resources/hiring-internationally-5-ways-to-help-you-employ-top-talent-from-abroad" target="_blank">international healthcare professionals</a> are ready to work and willing to relocate to a new workplace. Organizations gain a competitive advantage with internationally trained medical talent. In addition, talent from overseas can be more engaged than local talent. This helps to fill roles quickly with those who are eager to work with your organization.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <h2>2. Address Skills Shortages</h2> <p>Staffing shortages within the healthcare industry can benefit from international talent. In countries experiencing increasing shortages, such as the <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/partner/resources/the-uks-healthcare-industry-issues-and-priorities">UK with a projected shortfall of 350,000 healthcare vacancies by 2030</a>, foreign talent can help curb these declines.&nbsp;Not only does an international workforce <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/partner/resources/international-recruitment-challenges-healthcare" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">address shortages</a>, but it also contributes to <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/partner/resources/9-effective-employee-retention-strategies-for-2021" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">staff retention</a>. However, <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/partner/resources/retaining-talent-during-the-great-resignation-with-employee-support" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">retaining talent during &#8216;The Great Resignation&#8217;</a> requires organizations to create retention strategies and take action. Professionals, local or international, who don&#8217;t feel supported will take their <a href="https://neconnected.co.uk/trueprofile-io-drives-overseas-nursing-recruitment-for-britannia-healthcare/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">skills elsewhere to avoid burnout and stress</a>.</p> <h2>3. Improve Patient Safety and Care</h2> <p>Healthcare is based on <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/partner/resources/world-patient-safety-day-2021" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">patient safety</a> and care. Hiring staff from overseas to fill growing shortages will give patients more contact time. Adequate staffing gives colleagues better opportunities to improve their work-life balance. Ultimately this leads to more focused care, increased contact hours and reduced professional burnout to treat clients and patients. Inadequate staffing impacts patient care, safety and satisfaction.</p> <p>Hiring verified and qualified staff will mitigate risk to patients, reputations and organizations. A bigger workforce will also decrease waiting times for routine treatment, prescriptions, consultations and surgeries. This will have a positive effect on the overall population’s health.&nbsp;</p> <h2>4. Fast-Track the Hiring Process</h2> <p>The time-to-hire for international staff may seem daunting. However, if you engage with pre-verified candidates ready to be deployed, this time can be reduced significantly. This is crucial for <a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.trueprofile.io/partner/resources/scaling-your-healthcare-workforce-quickly-in-response-to-covid-19" target="_blank">scaling your healthcare workforce quickly</a> and safely.&nbsp;On top of that accessing a pre-verified pool of global professionals ready to be hired from recruitment partners like <a href="https://lp.trueprofile.io/recruit-medical-staff/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">TrueProfile.io Recruiting</a> reduces costs and risks significantly. </p> <h2>5. Workplace Diversity and Inclusion</h2> <p>Diversified and inclusive workplaces tend to outperform competitors. Research shows that <a href="https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/why-diversity-matters?source=post_page---------------------------" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">racially and ethnically diverse companies outperform industry norms by 35%</a>. In addition, <a href="https://www.glassdoor.com/employers/blog/diversity/?source=post_page---------------------------" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">67% of job seekers said a diverse workforce is essential when considering job offers</a>. <strong>What does this show</strong>? Dynamic workplaces attract diverse talent. Don&#8217;t hinder your hiring opportunities by only sourcing talent locally. Recruiting international healthcare professionals will benefit your organization, staff, patients and clients. </p> <h2>If you are recruiting international healthcare professionals and need help to increase your healthcare workforce:</h2> <ul><li>Please reach out to a member of our team via&nbsp;<a href="mailto:businesspartner@truepofile.io" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">businesspartner@truepofile.io</a>.</li><li>Sign up to <a href="https://lp.trueprofile.io/recruit-medical-staff-free-trial/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">TrueProfile.io Recruiting</a> and advertise job vacancies to our pool of over <strong>300,000</strong> career-focused healthcare professionals on <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/jobs" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">TrueProfile.io Jobs</a>!</li></ul> <p></p>