Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment
AAPPR Webinar: Keeping Employees Through Tough Times
Retaining employees in this difficult time is challenging, especially for the health care industry. It’s vital to use a strategic approach that emphasizes retaining your most valuable asset, your people! This 60-minute presentation will help you understand ways to effectively incorporate the important role of retention. Through this webinar, you will learn proven strategies to ensure a culture of trust and develop an understanding of retention as a recruitment tool. Finally we'll explore how the role of retention plays a vital role in the recruitment process.
Director Education Outreach
Michelle Varcho is the Director of Education Outreach for the National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet). In this role, Michelle coordinates education-related activities for 3RNet members and rural and underserved facilities across the country including trainings using 3RNet’s educational tools such as the Recruiting for Retention manual, a rural-focused plan and guidebook focused on finding and keeping healthcare providers and staff in rural and underserved areas. Prior to joining 3RNet, Michelle was a Human Resources Director for a Federally Qualified Health Center in Jefferson City, Missouri. In this role she created and implemented strategies and best practices to overcome the unique barriers to recruiting and retaining providers in the rural health care arena. Michelle has over twenty five years of experience in health-care related human resources both at the local and national level. She has an MBA from Williams Woods University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia College. She holds a Sr. Professional Human Resources certification since 2003.