Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Number of Open LTC Jobs Nationwide Drops Again This Month

Dave Kyllo

There are 37, 292 open jobs posted by direct employers in the nursing care facility (including SNFs), assisted living, and continuing care retirement community (CCRC) sectors this month according to the latest Gartner TalentNeuron statistics.  That represents a decrease of 1,711 open jobs compared to June figures and a decrease of nearly 12,000 open jobs since May.
        
The Gartner TalentNeuron statistics also show an estimated 2,101,000 potential candidates in the nation’s workforce whose skills likely match the qualifications being sought by long term care employers. Figures show that 2,153 direct employers are competing for candidates this month which is a decrease of more than 300 employers over June figures.  The average number of days a job was posted was 33 days in July – two days longer than in June.
          
Finding qualified employees is one of the greatest challenges facing long term care providers and labor statistics prove that the challenge continues in a strong economy with a low unemployment rate.  Lead them to your job vacancy through the AHCA/NCAL Long Term Care Career Center.
 
The LTC Career Center is designed to help AHCA/NCAL members be competitive in attracting qualified candidates to fill their health care positions.  Job postings receive far greater exposure than local ads and job boards because the LTC Career Center connects to a national network of nearly 300 national and state health care organizations and societies where serious candidates look for health care jobs. Employers are also able to post vacancies as they occur and search resumes on the network.

Rates for posting job vacancies are affordable at $350 for a 30-day job posting.  Employers who utilize the site also receive complimentary additional exposure through rotating new job listings on AHCA’s home page – the web site where long term care professionals go for news and information.  In addition, employers who post vacancies through the center receive free bonus rotating listings on the Long Term Care Career Center  home page. 

Of course, the LTC Career Center is always free for job seekers and the LTC Career Center  features many of the best positions the long term care profession has to offer.  Job seekers are using the site with nearly 60,000 searchable resumes on the National Healthcare Career Network this month.  

Join the high profile employers that use AHCA/NCAL’s premier member resource to find top talent.  Check out the LTC Career Center or call  Robin at 866-964-2765 x2736 for more information about posting job vacancies on the LTC Career Center and other discounted job listing packages.   

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