AHRMM SME Podcast - Episode 8: Alan Edwards

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This is the AHRMM Subject Matter Expert Podcast hosted by Justin Poulin. Tune in every month as we speak with Industry Experts to highlight success stories and solutions from the field that advance the healthcare supply chain. And now, Justin Poulin with this month’s Expert…
Alan K. Edwards, CMRP Vice President, Supply Chain Solutions Group at Mary Washington Healthcare
Topic: Recruiting SC Talent From Outside Healthcare
- Overview of the staffing crisis
*Layoffs and hiring shortages – how does this coexist?
*Competitive landscape (IT positions, pay scale and impact on retention)
*Baseline skill set needs to be higher level than before
- Turnover planning – the reality is that there will be turnover
- Where do we find talent?
- If outside healthcare, how long does it take to learn the nuances in healthcare?
- What are some best practices for identifying and hiring SC experience without healthcare experience?